Kickoff in the project UP & GO, development of educational training for staff and volunteers working with youth with Down syndrome (DS) or intellectual disabilities , especially in relation to physical activities. The outcome will be a functional continuing education and training package for organisations who works or are interested to work with individuals with DS or intellectual disabilities. This will enhance the possibilities for individuals with DS or intellectual disabilities to participate in sport activities and at the same time have the increased opportunities to become more integrated in our European society, which will contribute to their empowerment.
The training course will be in modular form and will be piloted on staff, youth workers and volunteers in the following partners countries (Sweden, Lithuania, Croatia, Romania)
University of Kristianstad is lead partner: See their web page about project here