CODECA in collaboration with the European University of Cyprus and the organization “Social Element-Center for Social & Human Development” were assigned by the Department of Social Integration of Persons with Disabilities within the framework of the project "Creation of a Family Intervention and Support Centre for Autism", to create a Family Intervention and Support Centre for Autism in order to provide specialized services to children up to the age of compulsory education (4 years and 8 months), who have been diagnosed with autism, as well as to their families.
The project was included in the Operational Programme "EMPLOYMENT, HUMAN RESOURCES AND SOCIAL Cohesion" 2014-2020 under the specific objective "Promoting equal opportunities, improving employment prospects and social inclusion of people at high risk of social exclusion, including persons with disabilities as a result of the certification of the degree of disability and assessment of their employability" under the Priority Axis "Fight against Poverty and Social Exclusion" and co-financed by the European Social Fund and national resources.
The main services offered by the center are:
Psychological, psychosocial and psychoeducational support services
Home Education and Support Service for the family and the child in the context of early childhood intervention specifically focused on children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Social Support Services
Visit ΑΚΤΙδΑ’s website to learn more: www.aktidacy.org