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Accessible peerinteraction
withdisabled youth
Enhancing the skills of youth with learning
disabilities
22 June 2018
Brusse...
• Period of the project
1 September 2017 - 31 August 2019
• Project partners:
University of Plovdiv “P. Hilendarski”(Bulg...
Project’s target groups
Direct Users:
Youth workers and leaders
Student leaders
Student bodies
Youth organizations
Di...
Project’s results
Intellectual output 1: Guide for youth workers, leaders and
teachers on "How to build-up an Inclusive yo...
Website
http://www.leisure4youth.eu
• Period of the project
1 January 2018 - 30 June 2020
• Project partners:
 University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”
 N...
Project’s target groups
Direct Target Groups:
Sport youth leaders and workers that are organising sports
activities as par...
Project’s results
Intellectual output 1: IO1: Database of inclusive sports
practices in schools/youth organisations
Intell...
Website
https://www.st4all.eu
• Period of the project
1 September 2017 - 31 August 2019
• Project partners:
National association of professionals worki...
Project’s target groups
Direct Users:
Youth workers and leaders
Student leaders
Student bodies
Youth organisation
Dis...
Project’s results
Intellectual output 1: IO1: Guide for youth workers on
inclusive communication awareness campaign
Intell...
Website
http://www.accessinteract.eu
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Event “Enhancing the skills of youth with learning disabilities” on 22 June 2018 – Brussels, Belgium - Positive leisure + Access interact + ST4ALL

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Event “Enhancing the skills of youth with learning disabilities” on 22 June 2018 – Brussels, Belgium

In the context of the “Intelligent Serious Games for Social and Cognitive Competence” project (ISG), we organised the event “Enhancing the skills of youth with learning disabilities” on 22 June 2018, in Brussels, Belgium.

The event highlighted a whole range of initiatives that have as common goal to enhance skills of youth with (learning) disabilities.

Target audience:
People with disabilities, and their families and friends
Teachers / Trainers / Tutors from inclusive and special education
Youth and disability organisations
Personal caregivers
ICT and AT experts

Program:

8.30-9.00: Registration and welcome
OPENING (9.00-9.30)

Opening + introduction to ISG – Karel Van Isacker (CEO, PhoenixKM)

SESSION 1 (9.30-10.30)

Increased independence for youth with learning disabilities
Chair: Jean-Marie Vanhove (inclusion expert)
9.30 – 10.00: More independence for youth with learning disabilities – EU context: Helga Stevens (N-VA), Member of the European Parliament, Vice-Chair ECR, Co-chair Disability Intergroup
10.00 – 10.20: Witness accounts of pilot participants
10.20 – 10.30: Discussion – questions

SESSION 2 (10.30 – 11.30)

Need for skills enhancements: A European perspective
Chair: Shervin Shirmohammadi, Sehir University, Turkey
10.30 – 10.50: EU Disability Policy: Inmaculada Placencia-Porrero (Deputy Head of Unit, for Rights of Persons with Disabilities within the Directorate General for Justice)
10.50 – 11.10: The need for skills training for people with disabilities: Mark Van Assche (TOLBO vzw)
11.10- 11.30: Discussion and questions
Break + exhibition (11.30 – 12.00)

SESSION 3: (12.00- 13.30)

Examples of how skills training is applied in various initiatives towards vulnerable groups
Chair: Petya Grudeva, MCA
12.00 – 12.20: Play2DO – MCA
12.20 – 12.40: Pathway+ and Speech pathology – Karel Van Isacker, PhoenixKM
12.40 – 13.00: Positive Leisure + Access Interact + ST4ALL – NARHU
13.00 – 13.30: Discussion and questions
Closing words by Jan Buysse, Managing Director vleva
Lunch (13.30 – 15.00)

Break and exhibition of wide range of inclusion oriented projects (13.30 – 15.00)

This project (2015-1-TR01-KA201-022247) has been funded with support from the European Commission (Erasmus+ Programme). This communication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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Event “Enhancing the skills of youth with learning disabilities” on 22 June 2018 – Brussels, Belgium - Positive leisure + Access interact + ST4ALL

  1. 1. Accessible peerinteraction withdisabled youth Enhancing the skills of youth with learning disabilities 22 June 2018 Brussels, Belgium Leisure time as a positivist youth peer pedagogy Sports Training For All
  2. 2. • Period of the project 1 September 2017 - 31 August 2019 • Project partners: University of Plovdiv “P. Hilendarski”(Bulgaria); National association of professionals working with PwDs – NARHU(Bulgaria); Voluntary unit 112 (Bulgaria) Vienna Association of Education Volunteers (Austria) Belgrade Open School (Serbia) • Funding The project is funded under the Erasmus + programme of the EC, Key Action "Strategic partnership for development of innovation in Youth".
  3. 3. Project’s target groups Direct Users: Youth workers and leaders Student leaders Student bodies Youth organizations Disability youth organizations
  4. 4. Project’s results Intellectual output 1: Guide for youth workers, leaders and teachers on "How to build-up an Inclusive youth community towards leisure time activities?“ Intellectual output 2: Handbook with inclusive youth leisure and recreation activities for the youth community Intellectual output 3: Mobile application on inclusive leisure and recreation for youth
  5. 5. Website http://www.leisure4youth.eu
  6. 6. • Period of the project 1 January 2018 - 30 June 2020 • Project partners:  University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”  National association of professionals working with people with disabilities (Bulgaria)  Rijeka sports association for persons with disabilities (Croatia)  Inonu University - School of Physical Education and Sports, Turkey  Vienna Association of Educational Volunteers (Austria)  “St. Paisii Hilendarski” Secondary School (Bulgaria) • Funding The project is funded under the Erasmus + programme of the EC, Key Action “Sport, Collaborative partnerships - Group of priorities 4 (Social inclusion & Combat violence, racism and discrimination)” Sports Training For All
  7. 7. Project’s target groups Direct Target Groups: Sport youth leaders and workers that are organising sports activities as part of leisure and recreational activities within (inclusive) youth and sports organizations. Current active sports / physical education trainers in special education/inclusive/mainstream schools Family members that want to also undertake sport activities outside school with their children with disabilities, and that embrace the abilities of their children, instead of focusing on the disability (based on positive psychology)
  8. 8. Project’s results Intellectual output 1: IO1: Database of inclusive sports practices in schools/youth organisations Intellectual output 2: Development of ST4ALL curriculum Intellectual output 3: Mobile and online self-assessment tool to support the grassroots' sports trainer in assessing the studied material Intellectual output 4: Mobile learning application integrated via online learning portal and community platform
  9. 9. Website https://www.st4all.eu
  10. 10. • Period of the project 1 September 2017 - 31 August 2019 • Project partners: National association of professionals working with PwDs – NARHU(Bulgaria); Phoenix BVBA(Belgium) Vienna Association of Education Volunteers (Austria) David Banes Access and Inclusion Services (United Kingdom) • Funding The project is funded under the Erasmus + programme of the EC, Key Action "Strategic partnership for development of innovation in Youth". Accessible peer interaction with disabled youth
  11. 11. Project’s target groups Direct Users: Youth workers and leaders Student leaders Student bodies Youth organisation Disability youth organisations
  12. 12. Project’s results Intellectual output 1: IO1: Guide for youth workers on inclusive communication awareness campaign Intellectual output 2: Handbook “ABC to inclusive communication with my peers with disabilities” Intellectual output 3: “Inclusive communication peer support hub”
  13. 13. Website http://www.accessinteract.eu
  14. 14. Thank you!

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