WHO – School for primary and secondary education “Milan Petrović” with students’ dormitory is unique institution in Serbia. Their main aim is to educate children and adults with all kinds of disabilities throughout their lives. Numerous modern and innovative programs and activities are aimed at fulfilling the individual needs of their students and users.
WHAT THEY ARE DOING:
• Life Skills Program,
• Social Skills Program,
• A program to encourage speech and communication,
• Program of sports activities,
• Psychomotor skills program,
• Musical stimulation program,
• Artistic expression program,
• Foreign language program
Through a multidisciplinary approach to education, social and health care – various programs and activities – they support students, users and their families in order to better equip and empower them for inclusion in the environment.
Members of the sports section of their day care center has been a part of the 3rd International Games for Children and Youth with Developmental Disabilities titled “Ko igra, pobjeđuje!” held in Mostar from May 11th to May 13th, 2023. This event gather together 150 participants from 27 organization from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montengro, Slovenia and Serbia who competed in four sports disciplines: unified athletics, table tennis, bowling, and swimming.
In the context of the Play Unified. Learn Unified program, as part of Special Olympics Serbia, members of the Milan Petrovic School sports organization hosted athletes from the “Srce u jabuci” Home in Pančevo. Alongside invaluable social interaction, a volleyball and table tennis competition took place.
More details about mentioned activities you can check in on their FB page – https://www.facebook.com/dnevni.boravakmp/?locale=sr_RS
Also, you can check some of their sport activities on the following links
Nevertheless, they got their first Erasmus project – SPORTISM. The project aims to promote social inclusion, and equal opportunities for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), intellectual, and multiple disabilities through sports activities. The focus is on improving motor skills, particularly coordination and balance, which are crucial for overall development. Through variety of project activities such as monitoring activities, different types of training activities and raising awareness activity as a final result they will create an e-manuals for the development and monitoring of motor skills, serving as valuable resources for professionals and caregivers to provide ongoing support.
More details of SPORTISM project – http://sportismproject.eu/?fbclid=IwAR0OGv-muy5DpIVTz_gVDkejMyEQTKaYf-6Ir7Gon7QxtA3pRB-A0t1EdzY