Improving the efficiency of vocational rehabilitation of the disabled with intellectual impairment by increasing the use of voluntary and part-time helpers in the rehabilitation process
Aim of the project is to improve the integration of the learning disabled into jobs. In 20 areas of Germany training places and jobs for the learning disabled will be established by using voluntary and part-time helpers working together with the departments of the Federal German Office of Labour.
Important contents of the project are:
- Acquiring training and jobs for learning disabled teenagers, including the necessary pre and post training connected with this, by voluntary and part-time helpers trained for this task in a preceeding project, in consultation with the responsible vocational counsellers of the job centres.
- Coordination and support of the work of "multipliers" by specialised workers of the "Federal German Association for Support of the Learning Disabled",
- Training with the aim of exchanges of experience and developing strategies for overcoming problems; developing a guidebook of behaviour for the practical situation,
- Documentation of results.