The Province of Latina has developed social policies aimed at young people with disabilities or social difficulties since 2003.
These interventions revolve around various services and user groups, including: • actions aimed at students with disabilities and social difficulties, • actions aimed at people with sensory disabilities (blind and deaf), and • school transportation services for students with disabilities.
The vast majority of schools contributed to the development of project guidelines. Sociologists, professional educators, social workers, educational assistants, artists, and psychologists have all contributed to the development and implementation of these services.
Various activities are available in school for students with disabilities and social distress. Students can express their interest in participating by notifying their teachers. Some schools also offer specific assistance through guidance and counselling, job training and traineeships, and resources for young people with various types of disabilities (newsletters and magazines).
There is also a wide range of recreational opportunities for students with and without disabilities:
• School-to-work transition training, • Relaxation classes, • Emotional control classes, • Multimedia and graphic production, • Psychological advice for students and their families, • Tchoukball and special olympics (sport activities for people with disabilities), • Self-help groups
Aims: Improving the quality of life for people with disabilities who have complex needs by identifying and developing personal talents and skills; achieving holistic integration in schools, the labor market, and modern society; inspiring other stakeholders to work for the social integration of young people with disabilities; and providing effective responses to support students with disabilities and social difficulties in their school-to-work transition.