Akson's office will be closed during the holidays from 23.12.2023 to 7.1.2024. Merry Christmas and happy new year 2024!
Funding Centre for Social Welfare and Health Organisations (STEA) has proposed grant funding for Akson in the full amount we applied for. In addition to Akson's normal operations, we applied funding for a peer support project for years 2024-2026.
Akson's office has moved to the premises of the Finnish Association of People with Physical Disabilities and our new address is Mannerheimintie 107, 00280 Helsinki.
You will find Akson at the fair for assistive technology and accessibility in Helsinki May 11-13th!
Handbook on disability services website in English was lauched. Find the website here.
Alicia Perho started working at Akson in the role of Executive Manager.
Akson will continue organizing events while following guidelines and restrictions regarding the coronavirus epidemic.
Due to the coronavirus epidemic, all Akson's events happening live have been cancelled for the time being.
Akson launched a Finnish translation of the brochure Food, weight and health for people with spinal cord injury - tips, questions & answers. The original Swedish language brochure Mat, vikt och hälsä - for dig med ryggmärgsskada - tips, frågor & svar was made by Spinalis. The Finnish, English and Swedish brochures can be downloaded here as a free PDF.
Website in English is launched. We have translated main topics in English.
Tampere University Hospital Spinal Cord Injury Center moves to a new address starting from March 3rd.