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“A happy journey through life” – Young Mediators for Inclusion project partners joined Autism-Europe’s campaign for World Autism Awareness Day 2022

On April 2 was World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD). On that occasion all other partners of the Erasmus+ project Young Mediators for Inclusion (YMI) joined  Autism-Europe in an awareness raising campaign with its member organisations dedicated to “A happy journey through life”. At the heart of Autism-Europe’s current campaign is promoting the needs and wishes …

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“SEMINARY NATIONAL YMI” Erasmus +, Young Mediators for Inclusion of people with autism

Presentation of the Project YMI and Perspectives for the future, 30 noviembre 2021 Burgos The National Seminar was held online, due to the pandemic situation. A total of  48 participants attended the Seminar. We presented the Project, objectives, target audience, development and results so far, inlcuding Literature review, Focus groups with Autistic people and Focus …

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Young mediators trained on the social inclusion of autistic people in Burgos

From February 24 to March 25, 2021 thirteen young mediators participated in YMI’s first online training course in Burgos Spain. The training course aims to empower and train young mediators for inclusion to promote the participation of autistic children and young people in activities developed by community structures. Participants of the course came from a …

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YMI partners support the second stage of the “I can LEARN. I can WORK.” campaign

On World Autism Awareness Day (April 2), partners of the YMI project participated in the second stage of Autism-Europe’s awareness raising campaign, “I can learn. I can work”. The campaign aims to inform and raise awareness on access to education and employment for people on the autism spectrum, even during the pandemic and its containment …

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Hundreds learn about the YMI project during a “Human Rights Matter” webinar

On October 24, 2020 Young Mediators for Inclusion Project (YMI) partner, Inovar Autismo hosted an international webinar under the theme “Human Rights Matter” – 4 Major Topics | 4 Countries | 4 Challenges. The webinar featured a panel dedicated to the YMI project in which the first results of the project were shared with attendees. …

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YMI holds its second transnational meeting online due to the COVID-19 pandemic

On September 10 and 11, around 20 partners from Italy, Spain, Portugal, Belgium and Greece participated in the second transnational meeting of the YMI project to assess the project’s progress as well as to ensure its viability and success. The meeting, that was supossed to be hosted by project partner Autismo Burgos in Spain, was held online …

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YMI identifies key factors for inclusion of young autistic people in the community

In July 2020, the ‘Young Mediators for Inclusion’ project YMI has successfully completed its first phase, aiming at collecting good practices for the success for inclusion of young people with autism in the community’s activities. To do this, partners have relied on a literature review and on the organisation of focus groups and round tables made up …

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YMI partners show their commitment to promoting access to education and employment on World Autism Awareness Day

On World Autism Awareness Day (April 2), partners of the YMI project joined Autism-Europe’s two-year awareness raising campaign, “I can learn. I can work.” to promote access to education and employment for people on the autism spectrum. In line with the objectives of the YMI project, the campaign recognizes the importance of developing inclusive non …

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Dedicated project website for YMI goes live

A website dedicated to the YMI project is now available. It will be regularly updated and will be maintained well beyond the lifetime of the project itself. YMI project channels include a website, social media, meetings with public bodies, campaigns and the partners’ own professional networks. The official language will be English, but some content will be …

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