ValuAble, tools for work inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in the hospitality sector
Valueable is a group of disability associations and foundations, and hotels which provides an international certification to socially responsible companies of the hospitality sector which offer opprtunities of professional advancement to people with intellectual disabilities.
ValuAble has designed, developed three tools to facilitate the integration of the people in the workplace: the app On my own at work customized for every individual and provides tools and resources useful in the workplace; videos addressed to employers and employees which provide examples about the correct relationships and behaviours between people with an intellectual disability and their co-workers; and finally, and e-learning course addressed to hospitality managers which is designed to help them to obtain the certification.
Germany, Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Turkey
Partners / Funders
Hamburger Arbeitsassistenz (Germany), Down Alapitvany (Hungary), Associazione Italiana Persone Down ONLUS (Italy), , Associação Portuguesa de Portadores de Trissomia 21 (Portugal), Down España (Spain) , Down Sendromu Dernegi (Turkey), European Community
The Valuable network was created within the Erasmus + On my own…at work project, financed by the European Commission. From 2014 to 2017, the network designed, developed and tested the three tools which are now offered to participant people and companies./p>
On May 2019 the network included 88 companies