Funded project

Give to children with acondroplasia a better future

Gijón - Spain

Achondroplasia is the most common form of dwarfism is a tough disabilities, not only in physical appearance and the numerous health problems that entails, but also on the psychological and social aspects.

Funded thanks to:
  • Donors
  • Total raised
    100%raised
    • LetsBonus clients 790€
  • Direct beneficiaries 152

    Those people who have naturally benefited from the project's interventions.

  • Indirect beneficiaries 533

    Those identifiable people who will potentially recieve an effect from the project's activities.

Fundación Alpe Acondroplasia

Budget

  • Others 790€
  • Total 790€
790€

Description

ALPE was founded in 2000 to provide care, monitoring and evaluation of individuals with achondroplasia from a global perspective, and provide support and counseling their families.

The center of Gijón is the center of reference in Spain for the treatment of achondroplasia after signing a cooperation agreement with the NT Bioenergetics Medicine Clinic. It is an alternative medicine program focused on various aspects such as nutrition, physiotherapy or rehabilitation and mental development for children with achondroplasia. It is approached from a global perspective, where health, educational and social aspects are considered interrelated, and contemplate a comprehensive view of the individual and interdisciplinary strategies by some of the professionals involved in the issue.

Activities

Do pediatric osteopathy and psychomotor development, to improve coordination and prevent pain physiotherapy dysmorphic alterations.

Develop Ozone therapy and aquatic therapy.

Who will benefit?

The activities of this program are planned to stimulate psychomotor development, improve muscle tone, coordination, and the ability to express of 122 children ( 58 boys and 64 girls) and give support to their families. 

Project objectives

  • Improve health of those kids with respiratory disorders
  • Improve psychomotor development and language development and cognitive activity of all children

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