Praia, Sep 3 (Inforpress) – The Parents and Friends of Children and Youth with Special Needs Association (Colmeia) has started a course in Socio-professional Assessment and Intervention of people with disabilities in Praia, aiming to train the professionals in this field.
The course, which began this Monday and runs until 13th November, at the Rehabilitation and Care Center in Cidadela, aims to provide participants with theoretical / practical skills that will enable them to intervene in conjunction with the qualification and employment problem of people with disabilities.
According to the “Colmeia” president, this course has the particularity of enabling institutions to integrate people with disabilities, especially the intellectual, into the labour market, so participants are being trained to facilitate this integration.
Isabel Moniz said that trainees are being provided with tools to work with people with disabilities, according to their ability, as she understand that many of them have more skills than “the normal person”, but for lack of opportunities are found out of work.
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