5. PARTNERS


In this project, we are 9 partners from 7 European countries. We are working together on this project until September 2015. The consortium members share responsibility for different aspects of the project according to their expertise and interests.

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Partner organisations include:
1 disability service, workshop and day care centre
   for disabled
2 educational and training institution
3 disability rights organisation
4 university
5 project manager


The nine partner organisations are as follows:

2 Bergische Volkshochschule (Adult Education Centre of the Cities of Solingen and Wuppertal), Solingen, Germany
• sex education and counselling for people with special needs
• music classes for people with intellectual disabilities
> Jürgen Lenski: juergen.lenski@live.com

3 Autism-Europe aisbl, Brussels, Belgium
• association of more than 80 member associations of parents of persons with autism in 30 European countries
> Aurélie Baranger: aurelie.baranger@autismeurope.org

1 Molnár Gábor Műhely Alapítvány (MGMA), Ajka, Hungary
• vocational opportunities for 60 people with disabilities in Ajka (Central-Transdanubian Region of Hungary)
• Hangadók band, established in 2008
> Iren Lovas: mgmalapitvany@invitel.hu

1 Kaunas centre for disabled young people (KNJUC), Kaunas, Lithuania
• social services to adults with physical, mental, psychical and complex disability
• art therapy (singing, applied dancing, performance, textile, ceramics, wood work, arts)
> Daiva Buinickaite: knjucentras@gmail.com

4 HAN (Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen), Department of Social Educational Care,
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
• trains educational social workers to work with people of all ages who need social pedagogical guidance and support
• applied research using drama, dance, visual forms, music, games and sports, audiovisual education and labor-oriented activities
> Ton van Bakel: ton.vanbakel@han.nl

2 Ammattiopisto Luovi (Luovi Vocational College), Oulu, Finland
• largest vocational special education institution in Finland
(1470 students with special needs in 24 sites)
> Riina Karvonen: riina.karvonen@luovi.fi

3 CHANGE, Leeds, United Kingdom
• trains professionals to work in more accessible ways with people with learning disabilities as well as people with learning disabilities to become trainers
• accessible resources, including books, DVDs and CDs.
> Philipa Bragman: philipa@changepeople.org