On May 18, 2011, H.R.H. Princess Letizia of Asturias met with members of the Association for the Treatment of People with Cerebral Palsy (ASTRAPACE) at Zarzuela Palace in Madrid, Spain.

According to the official website for the royal house of Spain, Casa de us Majestad el Rey, the mission statement/purpose of ASTRAPACE is to:

… improve the quality of life of people with cerebral palsy and related disorders and their families. Murcia was founded in 1980 to assist people affected by social assistance purposes, therapeutic, educational and labor, in all stages of life, from birth to adulthood.

Over 600 families receive the support of ASTRAPACE, created to promote the full development of their individual capacities, and promoting social actions and services and contributing from its ethical commitment, support and opportunities to each person with intellectual disabilities to develop their Quality of Life project, and promote their inclusion as full citizens in a fair and caring society.

To learn more about ASTRAPACE please click the link here. 

Source and photo courtesy of: Casareal.es