The Rehabilitation Foundation Speranta in Timisoara, Romania, is an NGO with a history of over 20 years of support activities for children with intellectual disabilities and their families.
The Foundation was set up at the initiative of parents raising children with disabilities; on a continuous basis, the Foundation provides habilitation and rehabilitation services for children, information and support services for parents, and gets involved in implementing inclusive education in Romania.
Through all its projects and activities the Foundation takes action to ensure that the rights of children with disabilities are respected, both in educational and social environment, following specific legislation and mainly the UN provisions on the rights of children with disabilities. Consequently, the Foundations development strategy for 2013-2017 targets as a strategic priority to increase the Foundations involvement in ensuring that the Romanian authorities respect the right to education of the children with disabilities.
Non-governmental organization/ non-profit