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CON-TATTO (“with touch”) project

The goal of "Con-tatto" is to create within the “Active Library” a center for reading and producing Illustrated Tactile Books, an extraordinary meeting and reading tool for people with different abilities, and become a reference point for tactileism in the Castelli Romani area.

The project, which lasts 18 months, includes three phases: the first is to set up the library with the necessary spaces and equipment, thus also modernizing the technological equipment of the Library.

The second phase includes a training course with national and international teachers to create a community that is increasingly attentive, sensitive and aware of the themes of tactileism and, above all, of social inclusion.

Finally, a cultural program aimed at all citizens with a calendar of meetings, appointments, workshops and collective actions, will be the indispensable binder to bring planning into the daily life of the city and to bring about a lasting virtuous change.


Year(s): 2022

Target group(s): Disabled people, persons with physical and sensory disabilities

Website or other online channels: https://www.facebook.com/bibliotecattivaAriccia/

Methodology

Training course organised by 5 meetings to investigate tactile illustrated books, their characteristics, the possibilities of use to create an ever more attentive, inclusive and aware community.

Type of product

Course / Training

Brief description of the outcomes

Five seminars to introduce tactile illustrated books and their role in supporting disabled people.

Impact on target groups / Transferability potential

Upskilling of Trainers, educators, operators. Delivery of innovative activities.

Promoter of the initiative: Biblioteca Attiva

Country: Italy

Languages available: Italian

Website or other online channels: https://associazione-start.it/

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