Innovative Practice 2021 on Inclusive Employment and ICT
A work coach model for persons with intellectual disabilities
Sana for Special Individuals (Sana) is an Amman-based NGO supporting people with intellectual disabilities and their families. In 2015 it started the Sana Work Program, based on a Japanese model, to support the employment of young people with intellectual disabilities. The central element of the programme is continuous support once someone is employed, in addition to ongoing assessment, job-matching services, and employer support. In 2020 there were 150 participants, 80 have found employment.
“Rami got a job through Sana and his confidence and self-esteem have now changed for the better.”
|Name of Innovative Practice:||Sana Work Program|
|Organisation:||Sana for Special Individuals (Sana)|
|Jordan – Amman, Fuhais, Irbid, Jarash, Karak, Madaba, Salt, and Zarqa|
|Sub-Category||A project of Civil Society|