People with Special Needs



Sensitisation of Employers and Human Resource Managers in Lower Austria for Integrating People with Special Needs


This project was organised as successor of the HORIZON project “Integration of People with Special Needs into the Work Life” and reached approximately 250 people, directors and owners of companies, especially SME’s, human resource managers, and counsellors.


In alltogether ten seminars, each lasting two days, concrete measures for integration were presented and discussed. The focus was on:
Qualification possibilities, specially for ICT
Auxiliary tools for people with special needs
Adaptation of working places
Social and psychological aspects
Finding possibilities
Legal aspects


Project coordination: BEST Institut für berufsbezogene Weiterbildung und Personaltraining GmbH
Duration: 1996 - 1998