NEurodiversity at work: Supporting young adults with ASD enter and succeed at the workplace
PROJECT NAME: New ERASMUS + project starting from 2020 September 1
From September 1, 2020 VsI Socialiniu inovaciju centras (SIC) will start coordinating the new a two-year Erasmus + KA204 project ,,NEurodiversity at work: Supporting young adults with ASD enter and succeed at the workplace” and implementing together with partners - Innovation Hive (Greece), Stichting Drawing to Health (Netherlands), STANDO LTD (Cyprus), LATVIJAS UNIVERSITATE (Latvia) and SC PSIHOFORWORLD (Romania).
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) -it is a lifelong complex developmental disorder, characterized by impairments in social communication, social interaction and social imagination that affects every individual to a different degreeAccording to the Autism Society, ASD is the fastest growing disease with an annual growth rate of 10-17%.
The final products of the project are as follows:
1) a joint program for the development of soft skills in young people with ASD (IO1);
2) online soft skills development textbooks for ADS individuals (IO2);
3) el. learning platform (IO3).
The project is funded by the European Commission under the Erasmus + program.