The Marbella Town Hall is going to reinforce the inclusive measures of the San Bernabé Fair and Festivities attending to the needs of people with functional diversity, and will provide special services for various groups such as the interpretation of sign language, as announced on Monday by the councilor for the branch, Isabel Cintado.
The mayor stressed that “we have worked transversally from Social Rights and Festivals, with the collaboration of Marbella Voluntaria and the Association Center for Attention to Children’s Diversity (CADI), so that this group can enjoy in the best possible way of an edition that we want to be especially sensitive”.
In this sense, it has specified that the day of the proclamation and the election of Queens and Ladies “will have a sign language interpreter so that those citizens with some hearing disability can follow the act without problems”.
On the other hand, it has been advanced that the Wednesday the 8th and Friday the 10thfrom 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., will take place at the Recinto Ferial the ‘noise-free moment’ when rides will have no musicwhistles or any kind of sound “with the aim that children, especially those with autism, can have fun and not be disturbed.”
In addition, it has specified that the people with special needs will have preference in access and that parking will also be adapted to functional diversity.
Likewise, it has been advanced that on Wednesday the 9th the older people with mobility problems They will be the protagonists in the initiative ‘Come grandfather to the Fair’, which will have the collaboration of Marbella Voluntaria, DYA and the Marbella Taxi Association. “The purpose is that the users of the Faro program and of some residences in the municipality that do not have a family network, can make a tour of the fair in these transport vehicles and later enjoy a meal in their booth, located behind the Central Market”.
For her part, the director of CADI, Mayte Caño, thanked “the great effort that the City Council is making to promote accessibilityeliminating architectural barriers that are an obstacle to physical disability, and implanting more and more measures to integrate the collective who has an intellectual disability” and highlighted that “there is a very clear commitment to make this fair truly inclusive”.