SPASD – Strengthening the Capacity of Professionals Working in Schools with Children and Young People with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

SPASD – Strengthening the Capacity of Professionals Working in Schools with Children and Young People with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 2018-08-22T08:56:47+00:00

Site

www.teachasd.com

Role of CVBF

Partner

Description

The SPASD project is aimed to strengthen the teacher’s knowledge and skills in conducting inclusive classrooms and dealing with complex classroom realities. The project proposes a set of activities that respond to the following objectives:

1) strengthen the knowledge and skills of conducting inclusive classrooms and dealing with complex classroom realities for 800 teachers from mainstream schools in 4 countries through e-learning;
2) support teachers from 12 schools in acquiring/improving the use of ICT in teaching ASD children;ù
3) improving access of teachers to high quality learning through a set of 4 original e-learning materials disseminated towards over 120 local and national school authorities.

The project foreseen the delivery of four e-learning modules (intellectual output) dedicated to school teachers:

O1) general information on ASD, understanding and managing ASD in the classroom;
O2) curriculum adaptation for students with ASD;
O3) using ICT in teaching ASD students;
O4) helping students with ASD transitioning from school to adult life.

CVBF is responsible for the communication and dissemination activities as well as the e-learning program management.

Funds

European Commission – Horizon 2020 Programme

Budget

188,275

Duration

2 Years

Partners

Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen/Academisch Ziekenhuis (UMCG) – The Netherlands; Consorzio per Valutazioni Biologiche e Farmacologiche (CVBF) – Italy; Universitatea Babes Bolyai (UBB) – Romania; Fundacja Synapsis – Poland.