Presentation on theme: "23 april 2015 Asociación Santafesina Nueva Cultura and Visio International Working together Sandra Ester Ruiz Diaz, coordinator Early Intervention Centre."— Presentation transcript:
23 april 2015 Asociación Santafesina Nueva Cultura and Visio International Working together Sandra Ester Ruiz Diaz, coordinator Early Intervention Centre Nueva Cultura Carina Poels, programme manager Visio International Petra Wijen, projectleider Visio International
Overview of cooperation 2002 First contact 2003 Analisis of the situation 2004First Visio training Early intervention in Santa Fe 2005 & 2006 Knowledge exchange and recollection on national level
Overview cooperation (continuation) 2007 Second training by Visio on Early Intervention in Santa Fe, Argentina 2008 Training on early intervention for 5 professionals from NC in the Netherlands 2009-2012 Training by Nueva Cultura of professionals, teachers and parents in early intervention Northern Argentina and Paraguay
23 april 2015 Results of cooperation so far Trained professionals, teachers and parents in early intervention Early Intervention services in different parts in the North of Argentina Creation of early intervention network in Northern Argentina and Paraguay. Opening of Early Intervention Centre in Nueva Cultura in 2012, recognised by government.
23 april 2015 Support KSBS from 2003 till 2013 to project of Nueva Cultura
23 april 2015 Argentina: some data Capital Buenos Aires 41 million in habitants 67 times bigger as the Netherlands 24 provinces 260.000 Persons with visual impairment
23 april 2015 Distances per hour Santa Fe to Buenos Aires 6 hours Santa Fe naar Corrientes y Chaco 10 hours Santa Fe to Misiones 14 hours Santa Fe to Asunción (Paraguay) 15 hours Santa Fe to Holanda24 hours
More about Nueva Cultura Is a non governmental organisation Founded 20 years by a group of blind people who looked for a new culture, new possibilities for work, education, health and recreation. 23 april 2015
Relation Visio – Nueva Cultura In 2003 Nueva Cultura sent its first project to Sensis International WHY?
Relation Visio – Nueva Cultura NO ONE KNEW HOW TO WORK IN EARLY INTERVENTION WITH VISUALLY IMPAIRED CHILDREN SENSIS INTRODUCED TRAINING IN SANTA FE AND IN THE NORTHERN REGION
Results from 2008 till 2012 ActivitiesYear 2008Year 2012 Trainings organized215 Professionals trained72411 Workshops for parents215 Assessments for children20251 Project presented at congresses17 Workshops for professionals from other Institutions111 Children attended Nueva Cultura12122 Institutions that received advice446 TOTAL
Result of our efforts: opening of early intervention centre in 2012 23 april 2015
About Nueva Cultura Besides the Early Intervention Centre Nueva Cultura also has a Rehabilitation Centre and a Day Centre