The 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:
We are in the throes of transformation and conflicts yet to be resolved. These will affect all our lives in Lebanon and the region, particularly services to families in need. The prevalence of special needs is 1/10 children in ordinary times. During times of conflict and unrest, this figure becomes 1 in 5 children! The new number of families with one or more children with special needs assisted by OpenMinds packages in 2019 is 75. To date, this number is now 415, with many waiting in the wings.