Project goals

Job coACh, supporTIng school studEnts with Autism Spectrum Disorder to acquire independency” – ACTIvE aims to promote social inclusion starting with school education through a holistic approach.
Thanks to the external collaboration of the Job Coach educator profile, school systems as a whole will be empowered to support students with special needs.

In particular, ACTIvE wants to:

  • Provide educators working in school contexts with innovative Continuous Professional Development opportunities to deal with ASD students (competences to increase social and personal autonomy of ASD adolescents using psychological and educational best practices);
  • Develop a long-lasting relationship among all actors in school (families, teachers, headmasters, NGOs working with autism, external stakeholders);
  • Promote social inclusion through talent development;
  • Create synergies at local and European level to develop innovative practices for inclusive Europe with a bottom-up approach.