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Innovations in Inclusion from Rethymno

This webinar was given as part of the Erasmus+ funded Day Centres Without Walls project and it focuses on the work of the Association of Parents and Friends of people with Autism of Rethymno - in Crete. The webinar features several short talks on inclusion through work, fun, business, theatre and film.

Irini Kladou of the Association of Parents and Friends of people with Autism disorders of Rethymno explained why work was so important to their vision for inclusion and the practical steps they've taken to help people with intellectual disabilities take up paid work. 

Giannis Bletas explained how his film and theatre team worked with people with autism and intellectual disabilities to create a film and play focuses on our shared potential to be a hero.

Below is a trailer for the film How To Train An AnitHero

Evi Zevgadaki of the Association of Parents and Friends of people with Autism disorders of Rethymno explains how having fun is central to how people learn, develop and take their place in the community.

Eleni Stamarga of the Association of Parents and Friends of people with Autism disorders of Rethymno explains how the development of social enterprise based on handiwork has helped increase inclusion. 

The webinar was hosted by Citizen Network on behalf of the Erasmus+ funded Day Centres Without Walls project.

The webinar was recorded on 6th October 2021.

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