Moscow Times story about IHCD's visit to Russia

Apr 23, 2014

U.S. Specialists Visit Moscow School for Disabled

Three staff members of Boston's Institute for Human Centered Design teamed up with Perspektiva, a Moscow-based NGO that strives to improve the well-being of disabled people, to share experiences on providing the best possible care and facilities at Moscow's Special School No. 532.

Despite contentious political issues between the two nations — including the current tensions over Ukraine, Russia's crackdown on NGOs receiving foreign funding and the country's ban on adoptions by U.S. citizens — the specialists said their visit had not been met with any negativity.

Read the story in the Moscow Times