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INTERNATIONAL WHITE CANE SAFETY DAY

The Lighthouse for the Blind of Greece in the terms of celebration of the White Cane Day, organized a conference, dedicated to this special day.

The aim of it was the awareness of the audience relatively to the importance of the use of the white cane and matters related to safe and independent navigation and mobility for an autonomous life, as well as professional rehabilitation.

Of course there was presentation of the offer of the Lighthouse for the Lighthouse of the Greece during its 70 years of operation, its innovative programs being applied, and its general actions towards the social incorporation in all aspects of the visually impaired ones.

Among others we were honored by the presence of: Μr Dedes, Member of Parliament,   Μr Avgoulas, Representative of Minister of  Interior-Μr Kouroumplis, Mrs Leventi,   Regional Counselor of South Division,  Mrs Pashou- Deputy Mayor of Social practices, Mrs Kakaliakou from the General Secretariat for the Civil Protection.