Tuesday, September 17, 2019The I Can Work program developed by Step Together Association in collaboration with OpenMinds is designed to integrate students with learning difficulties in the workplace within the community, under the supervision of a coach and a coordinator. In its third year running, the program has managed to have:30 students between the ages of 16 and 22 in workplaces comprised of small and medium enterprises such as:SupermarketsBarbershopsRestaurantsPharmaciesLibrariesNurseries
Tuesday, November 10, 2020Seeking employment as an adult with special needs is a daunting challenge. For the fourth consecutive year, The ‘I Can Work’ program, developed by Step Together Association and funded by OpenMinds integrates students with special needs in actual workplaces in the community, under the supervision of a personal coach and coordinator. During the first academic trimester, young adults focused on two themes: “Working at the Library” and “Working at the Bakery”.Certain adaptations for online instruction were implemented within the programs as required.