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Work without barriers, or how to support people with disabilities in the labor market

MedExpress Team

Published Dec. 7, 2023 10:17

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On December 1, on the occasion of the upcoming International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Krkonoše Sejmik of Persons with Disabilities (KSON), together with its partners, organized a unique event of an educational nature and integrating the community of persons with disabilities and organizations and institutions that support them or play an important role in the process of social and professional activation.

- We are pleased that once again we can discuss the needs of such a wide range of people, what is valuable for people with disabilities and share good practices. For the Karkonosze Regional Council for Persons with Disabilities, the focus is always on the person, so all the projects implemented are aimed at improving the quality of life of the OzN and supporting them in their daily functioning. KSON is a team of people - trainers, vocational counselors and a group of psychologists, who are united by a common denominator - the welfare of our beneficiaries. - emphasized Stanislaw Schubert, president of the Karkonosze Association of People with Disabilities.

The event opened with the debate "#WorkWithoutBarriers. People with Disabilities on the Labor Market - Yesterday Today and Tomorrow" with the participation of representatives of NGOs, employers and public institutions such as PFRON, ZUS, the Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy, which was moderated by Wojciech Szeląg, journalist and TV presenter.

Synergy between the government and local administrations, OzN organizations and businesses, allows for the creation of appropriate working and living conditions in a barrier-free society. That's why it's so important for us to have a joint dialogue and undertake solutions for bridging exclusion and improving accessibility for OzN. We want to map the needs of entrepreneurs in each sector and find them the right experts and employees who, as a result of the projects we implement, i.e. Stable Employment, ABSOLWENT - set to work , WłaczamON! or ZatrudniONy+, will acquire the right qualifications, strengthen their skills and, I assure you, will be the best staff in their company. - indicated Iwona Pikosz-Nuñez, general coordinator of KSON's pro-employment projects, managing director of CSI Projekty Sp. z o.o.

Undoubtedly, we are witnessing how much society's attitude towards people with disabilities is changing, a mutual acceptance that make...

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