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The Ruse family centre for early childhood development was created as a part of a project, funded by The Velux Foundations, Denmark and as a response to the needs and aspirations of families with small children.
In very simple terms, our aim is to help parents (caregivers) be the best they can in their roles as mothers and fathers.
Our first steps in the context of the project included extensive talks with mums and dads to make sure our future…

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Early childhood development occurs in a 100% of the cases between the ages of 0 and 7, regardless of whether the parents and the pedagogues deal purposefully with it. It is important and scientifically and experimentally proven that these years are key to psyche, emotion, and intelligence for every person’s life. Therefore, the conscious occupation with the child in this age unfolds in the best way the potentials set by nature in every person. Early childhood development includes health and…

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pdf-buttonPositivity_in_DI__ENGEquilibrium’s contribution to the de-institutionalisation of children in Ruse District

How Do Service Providers Stay Positive when Answering the Demands of Deinstitutionalization? How Do They Convey this Positivity to Clients and the Larger Community?

This brief publication talks about Equilibrium’s contribution to the deinstitutionalization of children and young adults. This work has taken place primarily in the Ruse region but our organization has professional influence throughout the country. Having provided the implementation team that closed the first “baby home” in…

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goodEQ – Positivity based on longevity of experience

EQ has made its views known at policy level. However, in the context of delivering day-to-day care to children and young adults with special needs, dwelling on difficulties is highly counter-productive. No organization can pursue quality from a standpoint of adverse criticism and negativity.

We are actually very fortunate in three respects:

  1. We have been directly involved in the management of family-type accommodation since the introduction of the practice in Bulgaria. The…

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pdf-buttonThe main goal of project ‘Transnational support network for children and families and deinstitutionalization of child care’ is to establish efficient transnational cooperation, exchange of good practices and to establish innovative models of public institutions in Bulgaria and Italy in the field of child care policies.

The exchange of good practices which have proven their efficiency will optimise the process of deinstitutionalisation and the system of support of children and families in Bulgaria. Hence, Bulgarian and Italian officials will get…

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променени-съдбиAn account of the pioneering work of the small EQ team that closed the first baby home in Bulgaria and created alternative services. It contains interview footage of parents whose children returned home from the institution and others who were supported and enabled to look after infants that might otherwise have gone to institutional care.

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