Therapies and Other Treatments

As of 1 January 2023, children from Ukraine with temporary refuge have access to health care in the same way as Slovak children (from 0-18 years of age inclusive). This health care also covers children from Ukraine with health disadvantages and also covers specialist examinations, selected therapies and treatments for children from Ukraine which are reimbursed by health insurance up to the same amount as for Slovak children. Specialist therapies and treatments without a fee can only be used on the recommendation of a specialist doctor.

For up-to-date information on therapies and treatments for children from Ukraine with refugee status covered by public health insurance, please contact:

General Health Insurance Fund (GIHI):  

VŠZP helpline (in Ukrainian): 0850 003 003, e-mail:

Healthline for Ukraine – Operators provide orientation in the Slovak health system or a quick health consultation. In Ukrainian, daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at +421 2 21 025 075 or

Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic:

Current scope of health care for expatriates, including the scope of reimbursement of medical devices (in Slovak):

Selected facilities providing therapeutic services for children with disabilities from Ukraine in Slovakia

For settings providing early care and specialist therapeutic services for children up to the age of 7, please visit our Care for Children Under 7 section.


Autistic centre Andreas

Autistic centre Adreas is a non-governmental organization working throughout Slovakia, established in 2001 with an objective to provide public benefit services in the field of social and humanitarian aid exclusively in population with autistic spectrum disorders. The centre offers the following services: social prevention, social counselling, education in special elementary school with kindergarten, as well as educational activities for experts. Our organization provides counselling, first consultation and therapies within our capacities.


ASD VISION Training Centre

Focuses on adolescents, children and adults with Asperger’s Syndrome, autism, visual impairments such as Norrie and Stargardt’s disease. Comprehensive preparation for kindergarten and elementary school with prevention of learning disabilities and development of social-communication skills (including delayed schooling), vocational preparation, and job-entry accompaniment for people with disabilities.

contact: +421 903 035 826, e-mail:


AXIS International Rehabilitation Center

Our team set a goal of doing maximum for our patients and their families. However, our job is not only providing rehabilitation services. Except for developing mobility, speech and cognitive skills of the patient, it is very important to support socialising, motivate, and boost self-confidence and positive energy.

Considering the situation in Ukraine and the displacement of Ukrainians in Slovakia, we are accepting families with children with disabilities who are fleeing the war.

Coordinator: Roman Bas, e-mail:

Natália Rehabilitation Centre- Hlohovec

Complex and professional care for children suffering from cerebral palsy (outpatient therapies, rTMS therapy, Bobath concept, TheraSuit method, special pedagogy).
+421 905 960 856

Day Centre „JA SÁM“- Hlohovec

The civic association I Myself provides support to the disabled and their families by providing rehabilitation programs, complementary therapies and aids, counseling, and more. The Centre provides various forms of therapy for children with disabilities (Bobath, TOMATIS® Neurosensory Stimulation, Vojta Method, phototherapy, massage, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBO), kinesiotaping, etc.).

+421 918 989 953


Regional centre for autism SYMBIA

The social services house SYMBIA aims to enable children and adults with disabilities to live the most independent and fulfilled life and provide them with adequate and essential support. Regional centre for autism in Zvolen provides counselling, first consultation and therapies within its capacities at, and ensures field social service in the region of Banská Bystrica.