People with intellectual disabilities need a place in our world

Sector: Social

Implemented by: The Rehabilitation and Counselling Centre OSORT in partnership with CASMED and SOMATO NGOs from Balti

Duration: April 2013 – April 2014

Budget: 18,750 €

Short description:

  • 58 young people (32 girls and 26 boys) with special needs received support services allowing them to better integrate into the society and live an independent life. They have been supported in their active rehabilitation during a 5-modules vocational training on life skills: cooking, washing, ironing, cleaning, self-security orientation, basic human rights for disabled;
  • 45 young people and their parents from both banks established relations with their peers from the other bank of the river, learned from each other and established a communication network during a summer school in Ukraine;
  • 22 specialists (all women, 14 of the left bank and 8 right bank) exchanged and shared experience in the disability field and jointly elaborated and applied into practice training materials and rehabilitation programmes for children and youth with intellectual disabilities.