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MINCE - Model for Inclusive Community Education

MINCE final conference
DATE: October, 12th 2017, 9:00 – 14:00
PLACE: JUFA Hotel Graz City, Idlhofgasse 74, 8020 Graz

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Lebenshilfen Soziale Dienste GmbH coordinates the EU-project „Model for Inclusive Community Education“ (MINCE) from November 2015 to November 2017. The partnership consists of 7 organisations from 7 countries representing a good balance of EU regions.

Integration and inclusion has been implemented in various steps for people with handicaps or learning disabilities. However people with severe intellectual disabilities (Psid) are 30 years after the beginning of integration-movement still not visible in our society.

MINCE aims at the target to foster the inclusion of people with severe intellectual disability emphasizing the learning process of the society in developing the Model of Inclusive Community Education.

Aims and Objectives

  • Raising awareness of the society to meet the needs of Psid, as well as the removal of social barriers and discrimination
  • Collaboration with Peer-mediators in the matters of inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities
  • Expert training for Peer-mediators for Advocacy and Inclusion
  • Development of professional skills for disability carers working with people with disabilities
  • Support for the Implementation of Inclusive Community Education 

Outcomes of the project MINCE

  • Curriculum for Peer-Mediators
  • Easy to Read Guide (Toolkit for Peer-Mediators)
  • Curriculum for disability carers
  • Guidelines for organiszations in the disability field
  • MINCE Compendium (with didactic material as basis for the practical application)
  • MINCE Movie

Target groups

  • People with severe intellectual disability
  • People with intellectual disabilities or learning difficulties
  • Disability caregivers
  • Organisations and NGOs in the social field

General Information

  • Project Number: 2015-1-AT01-KA204-005093
  • Grants Program: Erasmus
  • Program Period: 2015 to 2017
  • Coordinator: Lebenshilfen Soziale Dienste GmbH
  • Partner Countries: Bulgaria, Germany, Croatia, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia

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