State Secretary Sax receives DLAN representatives
The State Secretary for Intergenerational Dialogue and Housing Policy, Nataša Sax, and Simona Pirnat Skeledžija from the Office of the Prime Minister received representatives of the Deafblind Association of Slovenia, DLAN, and professionals working in the field.
The DLAN representatives informed the State Secretary of the main challenges facing deafblindness. They stressed that it was an independent field and an independent disability.
They also highlighted the need for regulating the field for the good of the deaf and blind community, ensuring that the guidelines of recognised experts are observed. Relevant professionals and the DLAN had previously called for compliance with binding international documents on the protection of human rights.
The meeting, held at the Office of the Prime Minister, was attended by:
- Assistant Professor Dr Luka Mišič, Master of Law, Department of Labour Law and Social Security Law, Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana,
- Full Professor Dr Marko Stabej, Professor of Slovene Language, Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana,
- Assistant Professor Dr Vera Grebenc, Faculty of Social Work of the University of Ljubljana,
- Matija Urankar, constitutional law and administrative law expert,
- Dr Simona Gerenčer, Secretary of the Deafblind Association of Slovenia, DLAN,
- Ana Jeran, Master of Law,
- Andreja Znoj, Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities.