Although a universal right, social inclusion and successful participation to society is a challenge for many citizens. This is the case, when people have to deal with hindering conditions, such as a disability. Especially, when this disability is characterised by cognitive impairments - as is true for people with an intellectual disability or an acquired brain injury - social inclusion is even more challenging. Adaptations of the environment to overcome the impairment to make society more accessible, is one important way to deal with the challenge.
The main objective of TETRA-S is to improve the competences of the adult educators in teaching people with a cognitive disability transversal skills in an efficient and effective way and to enhance the transfer of these skills in the everyday life of the learners. Several challenges need to be addressed to realise this general objective. Therefore, the general objective of TETRA-S is supported by subgoals:
The project will deliver the following results:
In the TETRA’S Project, vzw Ubuntu Achtkanter, Belgium, the university of Evora, Portugal, the Instituto Valenciano de Atención Social-Sanitaria, Spain, G.M Eurocy Innovations LTD, Cyprus, the Association of People with disabilities, Bulgaria, ENSA - European Network Of Social Authorities and, as associated partners, the University college for applied sciences HoGent, Belgium, IRECOOP, Italy, and the university of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”, Bulgaria join efforts to bring together knowledge and experiences for empowerment and successful social inclusion of persons with cognitive disabilities.