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Professionals play a crucial role in the quality of life of people with disabilities. FAIDD’s training services help to develop and update the skills of professionals in the field.

FAIDD is Finland’s leading trainer in the field of disabilities. We offer training for professionals in the field of disability services and teaching, and to all those who work with people with intellectual disabilities and/or communicative impairments. We also organize training for creators of communication contents on e.g. easy-to-read language and accessible web services.

We realize customized training packages in such focal areas as, for example, learning new practices, updating knowledge in work communities, developing services or specific questions relating to customer work.

We organize different events on timely themes in the field of intellectual disability as well as study trips. We work together with managers, support workers, service designers and developers, and people with intellectual disabilities and their close ones.

Our key training themes are:

  • personalized approach to work, planning and support
  • basic information on intellectual disabilities
  • planning housing for special needs groups
  • supporting the employment of people with intellectual disabilities
  • functional capacity and its assessment
  • service design and case management
  • mental health
  • ageing
  • ICT in teaching
  • easy-to-read language
  • interaction and communication

All our training services can also be commissioned as consultation and training packages customized for the customer’s own work community or some other group.