Centre of Expertise for holistic support to blind and partially sighted children and youth, and children and young people with special educational needs
Centre IRIS – Centre for Education, Rehabilitation, Inclusion and Counselling for the Blind and Partially Sighted will run a project (from 2017 to 2020) titled Centre of Expertise for holistic support to blind and partially sighted children and youth, and children and youth with special educational needs, funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia and the European Union, European Social Fund.
The project is designed to identify the additional elements required to enhance the activities already provided at the Centre. They outcomes will have an impact on the independence, social inclusion and the health of blind and partially sighted children and young people with additional needs and their families, and will provide a better understanding of blindness in the whole environment.
The project will also involve children and young people with other special educational needs and their families. It will impact on professionals working in kindergartens, schools and other institutions, potential employers, and the wider community.
The project activities are divided in 4 sections: overall assessment, the extended curriculum, consulting and education and the professional centre.
Activities are precisely planned and cover the period from birth to the entry into the labour market.
Phone: +386 1 2442 750
E- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Project manager: Katjuša Koprivnikar, Director of Centre IRIS
Coordinator: Nina Čelešnik Kozamernik, MSc