Associação de Paralisia Cerebral de Coimbra (APCC)

Cerebral Palsy Association of Coimbra

Associate Member

Ms. Dora Redruello

Rua Garcia de Orta – Vale das Flores

3030-188 Coimbra, Portugal

Tel.: (00351) 239 792 120

dora.redruello (at) apc-coimbra.pt 

www.apc-coimbra.org.pt

Mission statement

Our main aim is to promote the social inclusion of disadvantaged groups with special emphasis on people with disability.

Main activities

  • Rehabilitation
  • guidance and integration
  • vocational training and adult education
  • family support and residential units

International projects

APCC develops projects on several different areas and with national and international partners. It is APCC´s aim to contribute to constant scientific and technological progress regarding:

  • the new social paradigms resulting from globalization
  • the transversal nature of concepts and practices
  • the challenges of multiculturalism

These areas, we believe, are the seedbed for the innovation and development of organizations and national and transnational networks impact on all APCC´s services generating new methodologies and knowledge updating. As examples, APCC participated already in Equal, Grundtvig, Comenius, EVS, Leonardo da Vinci, Erasmus and other typologies of projects.

Publications

APCC produces and participates in publications in all areas that are related to its intervention, namely, rehabilitation, education and training, language promotion and communication systems, sustainable agriculture, social responsibility, among others. A few examples are as follow:

  • Promover a Literacia vol I, II e III
  • Agricultura Ecológica - Manual e guia Didático
  • Los Hongros - Manuel e Guia Didático de Micologia
  • A cigarra e a formiga - Sistema aumentativos e alternativos para a comunicação (SAAC)
  • CD Contos em linguagem simbólica
  • Guia de buenas practicas en géneros
  • Reconciliation of work and family life in rural areas in Europe - 18 best practices
  • Responsibility for Change - good practice guide
  • Soluções digitais de marketing e gestão para organizações sem fins lucrativos
  • Desporto para deficientes - Manual para acompanhantes desportivos
  • Guia sobre a Integração de pessoas com Deficiencia
  • Guia de Marketing para a integração de pessoas com deficiência
  • Guia de Comunicação para a integração de pessoas com deficiência
  • A gestão da diversidade em pequenas e medias empresas europeias