Author: salvatore cimmino

The independence of the person with disabilities is the seed that must be everyone’s responsibility to sprout, grow and develop.

The independence of the person with disabilities is the seed that must be everyone’s responsibility to sprout, grow and develop.

The Italian Social Service has always incorporated a semantic contradiction: social policies, the professionals who give life to social work, should deny the idea and practices of assistance with their conduct. People with disabilities, who enter into relationships and interact with institutions should receive support and stimuli oriented towards autonomy and self-determination, and not dependence:…

By salvatore cimmino 21 July 2022 0

Human rights heart: person dignity

Human rights heart: person dignity

Marginalization and disability, these two apparently different words are closely linked in the intimate essence of the pain felt by those who live this social and legal status in Italy. Disabilities in Italy still largely constitute an insurmountable obstacle to access the fundamental stages of a life considered normal, opportunities enshrined as rights by the…

By salvatore cimmino 15 July 2022 0

The freedom to live a dream

The freedom to live a dream

It was a great honor for me to be awarded the international Paul Harris Fellow award, the highest honor of Rotarians. Having received it in one of the most beautiful places in the world, the scenic coastal park Località il Faro di Capo Vaticano, I had the feeling of being in a corner of paradise…

By salvatore cimmino 11 July 2022 0