About this course
The MOOC for educators of Ageing Adults with Intellectual Disabilities is addressed to front-line professionals, within the disability and elderly fields, to gain knowledge and good practices about the specific supports that ageing adults with intellectual disabilities (AAWID) need to improve their Quality of Life and social inclusion. The course provides a set of pedagogical materials and several training activities to tackle the problem of social inclusion of ageing adults with intellectual disabilities.
The course features the manual use of My New Ageing Me Platform, and online repository of theoretical and practical resources to start supporting AAWID in your institution. The course is an outcome of TRIADE2.0 project, co-funded by the European Comission under the Easmus+ program through the SEPIE Agency."
What will I learn?
The course addresses knowledge, methodologies and good practices about the specific supports that ageing adults with intellectual disabilities (AAWID) need to improve their Quality of Life and social inclusion. At the end of the course you will be aware of the main concepts related to ageing and intellectual disability, the dimensions of the quality of life and know how to develop training activities to tackle the problem of social inclusion of ageing adults with intellectual disabilities.
No previous knowledge is required to enroll the course, but it is tailored to professionals of social care and support to people with intellectual disabilities.
- Week 1: The ageing process of AWWID (NARHU)
- Week 2-1: The impact of ageing on the quality of life (HOGENT)
- Week 2-2: Methodology working with AAWID (IVASS)
- Week 3: “My New Ageing Me” interactive training platform (UPV)
- Final exam
Profesores del curso
Profesores del curso
Chairperson of NARHU. Expert in implementation of training courses in the field of inclusive education, social and cognitive skills employment of people with disabilities (including supported employment) and specialized training approaches in virtual learning environment.
Lecturer at the department of Special Needs Education, and researcher in the Ghent University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Expert in optimizing the quality of life of socially vulnerable populations (e.g. ageing adults with intellectual disability).
Jose Manuel Gil Guzman
"Bachelor in psychology and management degree.
He works currently in the European projects department of IVASS."
Psychologist and master in International Cooperation for Humanitarian Action. Project manager in the European project department of IVASS.
Antonio Martínez Millana
Telecommunications engineer and PhD. Associate Professor in the Polytechnic University of Valencia and expert in research on health and assistive technologies.