Project goal: to improve the quality of life of disabled people and enhance their integration in the community though practicing swimming, with a particular emphasis on young people with disabilities.
Swimming as Therapy and Integration of People with Special Needs
Duration: May 2011 – December2012
Within the project cooperation was intensified between Croatian and Slovenian organisations providing assistance to people with special needs that use swimming as a means of improving their physical and mental health, socialisation and inclusion. Experience and knowledge were exchanged during professional meetings, visits, exchange of professionals and by organising common meetings of people with special needs.
Financed under: IPA 2007-2013 Slovenia – Croatia cross-border co-operation programme
Budget: total project value EUR 194,769
Support of the City of Rijeka: EUR 7,500
Official website: http://www.ptosh.org/