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Country

Chile

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Topic

Zero Project 2019/20

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Universidad Andres Bello is a university based in Santiago, Chile. They have developed a three-year vocational training programme for young people with intellectual disabilities, fully included in the university campus. The programme develops employment and social skills according to the interests and goals of the individual and supports their transition to work. Since 2015, there have been 360 graduates, 72% of whom are now in employment. The programme, which is partly funded by student fees, has been replicated in universities in Spain and Mexico.

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