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Autism-Europe engaged in European projects that contribute to improving the quality of life of people with autism across Europe.

SEAD – Sex education for people with learning disabilities (2012- 2015)

The SEAD project (Sexual Education for Adults with Disabilities, their parents and staff) developed new and creative ways to effectively educate people with learning disabilities about sexual health and relationships.

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JoTraDi – Job Trainers for People with intellectual disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders (2013- 2015)

JoTraDi was a collaborative initiative to enhance the full inclusion of people with disabilities in society through employment, based on a successful programme for inclusion at work led in Reggio Emilia (Italy). 

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SPEAK UP– System for Protection and Empowerment of Autistic Child as victim of abuse or Unintentional Perpetrator (2013- 2015) 

The SPEAK UP Project focused on the study of the risk factors of violence against people with autism at European level. It intended to propose some operational tools of prevention and protection of children victims or perpetrators of violence, especially in the light of the few existing practices.

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MapAbility– For the social inclusion of students with disabilities (+2014)

MapAbility was an initiative to map the accessibility of higher education institutions in Europe for students with disabilities and special needs, including students with autism. It aimed to raise awareness among students about the need to improve the social inclusion of all students in Europe.

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Count Me In – For the social inclusion of people with learning disabilities in the arts and cultural sector (2013-2014)

The ‘Count Me In’ vocational education and training project created tools for relevant educators to include people with learning disabilities in cultural activities.

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Together We Can Manage – supporting employment of people with autism in the Czech Republic (2012-2015)

The Together We Can Manage project aimed to develop best practices in employment for people with autism in the Czech Republic.

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FIRST – Developing a tool for people with autism to simplify text and documents (2011- 2014)

The FIRST Project developed a tool to assist people with autism to adapt written documents into a format that is easier for them to read and understand.

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ASC-Inclusion – Creating interactive emotion games for children with autism (2011-2014)

The software developed (EmotiPlay) in this project helps children with autism understand and express emotions through facial expressions, tone-of-voice and body gestures. As a result, it will help to increase their inclusion in society.

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ACE– Autism Connections Europe (2009- 2011)

This project aimed to provide adults with autism an opportunity to enhance their communication and social skills by participating in online communities, travelling to other countries in Europe and developing skills to advocate for their rights.

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New Bridges to Autism (2008)

This project aimed to promote lifelong learning for adults with autism, through their inclusion in educational and social activities across Europe.

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Side-by-Side (2003- 2005)

The Side-by-Side project provided training to non-qualified staff who work in autism organisations across Europe, to facilitate lifelong learning for people with autism.

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Included in Society – Deinstitutionalisation of disabled people (2003- 2004)

This project was a European research initiative that focused on deinstitutionalisation of people with disabilities.

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