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Downside Up experts gave a training seminar “Social Performance Management for NGOs, supporting families with children with Down syndrome”

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32 representatives from 17 regional parent organizations (NPO) took part in the seminar. During the training on planning and results management, Alexander Borovykh, Director of the Downside Up Strategy Department, told the participants about the place of the social results management plan in the overall strategy of the organization, about the development of indicators and indicators for measuring results. Zoya Talitskaya, Head of the analytical group of the Downside Up Strategy Department, introduced the participants to methods for getting feed-back from people with mental disabilities. Tatyana Nechayeva, Head of the Downside Up Family Support Center, told about the methods used in the Foundation for diagnosing children.
Representatives of regional NGOs had the opportunity to practice using new techniques and shared their experience and best practices on these issues.
Downside Up specialists and representatives of regional NGOs discussed the implementation of the Protocol of delivering the diagnosis of Down syndrome to parents of a newborn and congratulated representatives of two regions - the Republic of Udmurtia and the Krasnoyarsk Territory. In these regions, thanks to the efforts of NCO participating in the workshop, such Protocols were adopted just the day before.
At the end of the meeting, a discussion was held on ethics of providing services to people with Down syndrome and mental disabilities.