The State Of Mothers
Photographer Anastasia Kulagina and journalist Sofya Shaidullina discovered an unrecognized state in Russia: mothers of disabled children who are fighting a silent battle for their kids' rights. Unable to get adequate help from the government, they found their own institutions and charitable foundations. How? The authors spent 18 months documenting these women’s efforts.
Autistic kids aren’t team players, Yekaterina says, and school life can be hard for them. Every child at Yekaterina’s center has an assistant who reassures and supports them.