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To know

bents, wishes, relational skills

of a person with a disability

... to build custom educational routes

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To look after

innovative methods and successful models

... to support the communication skills's development

and the ability to work in team

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To create

relationships with business realities

... to make easier insertion of people with disabilities

in the work world

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AUTO (Autistic Adult Training For New Opportunities) European Project
Final Conference

October 9, 2015
Centro Congressi “CarraraFiere” – SALA MARMOTECA
Viale Galileo Galilei 133 – Marina di Carrara (MS)

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Project overview

According to the European Disability Strategy 2010-2020, about 80 million people living in the EU have a mild to severe disability. The physical obstacles they face, like gaining access to a school or workplace, leave them vulnerable to social exclusion. Lower employment and education levels mean the poverty rate for those with disabilities is 70% higher than the average […] AUTO wants to face three main challenges…

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Autism is …

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder of onset in early infancy, classified as Pervasive Developmental Disorder and more recently as Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) because of the wide variability (hence “Spectrum”) in the degree to which autism symptoms manifest themselves, leading to different extent of disability that in some cases determine the lack of self-sufficiency…

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Recent news

Design according to “Quality of Life”

A first seminar of Prof. Luigi Croce, on the subject Quality of Life (QoL),was held on February, it aimed at all the operators of Anffas Massa Carrara. The construct of Quality of Life which is the center of thought and action of Anffas is connected with the basic assumption that people need to be recognized in their specific characteristics, with their resources and their limitations The prospect of QOL is […]

Publication on “Autism and Developmental Disorders.”

An article on the experience of Au.T.O project is published in the third volume of  Erickson editor  “Autism and Developmental Disorders.”  The article is written by Anffas Massa Carrara and  describes the birth and the development of the project, with notes on methodology and results and a summary of the contributions of the European partners.

International Conference of Anffas “Intellectual Disability and Neurodevelopment: human rights and quality of life”

The first International Conference of Anffas  “Intellectual Disability and Neurodevelopment: human rights and quality of life” was held in Rimini on 2nd and 3rd December. The initiative has been underlined by the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs as opportunity in commemoration of the International Day of Intellectual Disability. The Conference, thanks to the presence of the leading experts of national and international level in the field of […]

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Latest outcomes

Publication on “Autism and Developmental Disorders.”

An article on the experience of Au.T.O project is published in the third volume of  Erickson editor  “Autism and Developmental Disorders.”  The article is written by Anffas Massa Carrara and  describes the birth and the development of the project, with notes on methodology and results and a summary of the contributions of the European partners.

“Methodology and Epistemology”

We are proud to share the introduction of the “Operational guide on best practice” which describes the methodology and the epistemology related to the integration of people with ASD into labour market. Read all: Methodology

Operational guide on Best Practice

We are proud to share with you, the operational guide on Best Practice This Handbook will show the best practice carried out by AUTO Project, related to the training methodologies and tools used to support autistic adults to enter the labour market. In the first part are listed the different support needs of people with ASD, in order to identify the best approaches to use with each target group.The tools […]

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Partners

  • Anffas Onlus Massa Carrara
  • Die Querdenker
  • Blijdorp Romania Association
  • Vsl Edukaciniai Projektai
  • The National Autistic Society

With the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union

Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union Italia Österreich România Lietuva United Kingdom

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