Education and lifelong learning
Early learning And Individualized Education plans
Inclusive Education in Schools
Early learning and individualized education plans
“When children play, they grow”
Angel’s Centre advocates for inclusive education to create school enabling structures for children with special needs for their enrollment and retention in school. Angel’s Centre also seeks to create awareness in communities on the need for inclusive education and addressing myths and misconceptions on disability. Angel’s Centre does this through community dialogues to address myths and misconceptions on intellectual disabilities, equipping teachers and caregivers with knowledge and skills in inclusive learning with a designated curriculum, developing and rolling out an inclusive curriculum as well as developing the infrastructure adaptation plan in play area. Angel’s Centre engages main stream schools to enable them adopt facilities for inclusive education. To date, Angel’s Centre has worked with five schools to enroll 15 children primary school.
“Empowering young persons with disabilities with knowledge and skills for employment”
- Angel’s Centre supports young adults with down syndrome to prepare them for the employment world. The participants are equipped with knowledge and skills in hospitality and office practices, interpersonal skills, Vocational skills, Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs). Angel’s Centre further holds engagement meetings employers for persons with Down syndrome on the importance of workforce development and providing internship, volunteer and employment spaces for them. Annual exposure visits are conducted in identified places of learning including work places.
- Since inception of the program in 2019, over 50 young adults have gained knowledge and skills through this program. 6 of these have been enrolled in active employment. 9 have set up enterprises with the support of their caregivers and families. All the participants have improved their performance in the Activities of Daily Living.
- Angel’s centre is raising funds towards establishing an inclusive centre of vocational learning for young people with intellectual disabilities.