The Association for People with Disabilities in Mijas (Adimi) has opened a new multisensory classroom that will offer therapy for people with autism, a space that has had a municipal investment of 15,000 eurosas announced this Wednesday by the mayor, Josele González.
This has been highlighted by the councilor in a visit he has made to the center, where he has been accompanied by the Councilor for Social Services, Hipólito Zapico, the president of Adimi, Cristobal Morenoand the third vice president of the ONCE Territorial Council in Andalusia, Ceuta and Melilla, Leonor Basallote.
“We are taking another step forward in the service we offer in our municipality through ADIMI, a center that from today will have one of the best multisensory rooms in the province”, declared González, who pointed out that “in this way we materialized a demand that some groups in our town sent us, especially those families with people with autismsince what this room is looking for is therapy through stimulation with lights, sounds and vibrations”.
The first mayor has advanced that this room “will not be solely and exclusively for the use of ADIMI members”, but “it is open possibility for families from other groups to make use of of this room paying for the therapies that will be offered in them”.
This multisensory room has been created thanks to the funding from the Mijas Town Hall and the ONCE Foundation“a project presented to us by the president of ADIMI, Cristóbal Moreno, and that seemed very interesting to us, which is why we decided to help by contributing 15,000 euros”, highlights the Councilor for Social Services, Hipólito Zapico.