On Friday 05 and Saturday 06 February 2021, sessions with children and parents in the Municipality of Archanes-Asterousia were successfully held by the mobile unit of Special Education Professionals of the Hellenic Mediterranean University, for the needs of the project: “Personalized psychosocial intervention and counseling for students difficulties “, implemented by the Hellenic Mediterranean University under the scientific responsibility of Assistant Professor Mrs. Maria Papadakaki, with funding from the Region of Crete and with the support of the Municipality of Archanes-Asterousia.
More specifically, the interdisciplinary team of ELMEPA was hosted at the Primary School Pyrgos School,
after the kind concession of the space by the School Administration and with the support of the President of the community of Pyrgos Mr. Lentidakis Vassilis and held sessions with children and parents who came from all municipal units of the Municipality of Archanes-Asterousia by appointment , with the aim of diagnosing learning disabilities and providing free personalized support to children and their parents.
With the valuable cooperation of the President of the Organization of Social Solidarity and Education of the Municipality of Archanes – Asterousia Mr. Tsagaraki Ioannis and the executives of the Municipality, the interdisciplinary team of HMU, which consists of special educators, psychologists, psychotherapists and social therapists, in the coming months to support families free of charge, through mixed support programs designed individually for each child in order to enable the management of learning difficulties within the family.
The program will continue with visits to other Municipalities in order to enable children and families from geographically remote areas to have access to personalized support services at no cost. More information about the project is available on the website ((https://lahers.hmu.gr/learning-disabilities/)