The chairman of the North-Estonian Society for the Blind, Janne Erva, called financing the services of personal assistants to people with sight disabilities, which is done from the capital budget, an example of cooperation.
Erva acknowledged the actions that are connected with information changes and transformed in a form, which is understandable to these people, and giving them the opportunity to receive free consultations. She spoke about this in a report at a meeting of the Commission on People with Disabilities of the Tallinn City Council.
The commission's chairman, the vice mayor of Tallinn, Merike Martinson, assured that the city will not just continue to provide assistance to disabled people, but also increase its volumes and diversify the services provided. For this year, the amounts, which was allocated for transport, personal assistants and translation into sign language, have been increased in the budget.