Empowering people with disabilities

Veronika Ivanova – Disabled Rights Advocate

In his recent address to the nation, President Dmitry Medvedev spoke about the problems facing people with disabilities. Most Russian cities are simply not adapted to cater for their needs. But now a new state program will set new standards for cities in an attempt to make them more disabled-friendly. But is it rather a problem within our minds? We’re asking an expert in rehabilitation and disability, Veronika Ivanova.