He graduated from a law school and did postgraduate studies in economics, has a PhD. In addition he studied design and took accredited courses in social services. He works as an advocate and project manager. He also studies the living conditions of people with autism, the equality of their opportunities, and the affectivity of social services for people with autism.
For SPOSA he created and coordinated various projects with national impact for the community of families with autistic members. He is the author of chosen approach of the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family of the Slovak Republic in 2011 of employing disabled persons. In addition, he created the project “Autism at work”, which he still supervises and is active in as a lector and assistant to the project coordinator.
She studied tourism and services at University of Economics. In addition, she graduated from several accredited courses that prepared her for the job of a social worker.
She is a part of SPOSA since 2003, when she became a member of the directorate. In 2006 she became the chairman of this association. At the same time she is an instructor of social rehabilitation and responsible for rehabilitation centre for people with autism, and for specialised social counselling. For years she has been organising community trips and reconditioning-rehabilitating stays for families with members with autism. In her work with her autistic clients she encourages inclusive environment and relationships with their young peers in the framework of the programme EK “Erazmus+” by inviting people from abroad to take part in the European volunteering services with SPOSA. In the project “Autism at work” she works as an expert on social rehabilitation.
She studied social work. Currently she is a part of SPOSA as a social worker and in the past she has been a part of our team as a volunteer. Her work consists mainly of designing, realising, and evaluating individual plans for the clients of our rehabilitation centre.
Currently he is a student of University of Vienna. He is the coordinator for the project “Autism at work”. His work consists mainly of communication with our donor and suppliers, accounting, and developing the Autism simulator in virtual reality. In SPOSA he also participates on preparing various EVS projects, working with international volunteers and creating final reports. In addition, he has been a part of this association for a long time on volunteer basis.
She studied psychology at Charles University in Prague. During her studies she interned at several centres for mentally and physically challenged children and adults (Dílna tvořivosti, Praha; Detské centrum Paprsek, Praha; Krízové stredisko Dorka, Košice). In addition, she participated on an international research into the theory of mind, which is closely linked to autism spectrum disorders, at La Sapienza University in Rome. Currently she is working as a job coach for people with autism in the region of Banská Bystrica.
Júlia works as a job coach in the region of Žiar nad Hronom. She studied psychology at Trnava University and has been working with the youth suffering from mental disorders for a long time. During her studies she took several internships. At her internships she worked with people with mental disorders, with teenagers, and with children suffering from ADHD. She is a graduate of many trainings and courses that specialise in work in families, crisis intervention, and remote psychological counselling on the theme of loss. Sports and book reading are her favourite ways to relax.
Lucia studies social work at Catholic University in Ružomberok. She has been interested in the topic of autism spectrum disorders for more than three years. During this time she graduated from several specialised courses. She finds her work fulfilling because it allows her to help her clients grow and prosper. She has a son with autism spectrum disorder which helps her do her work with love and understanding. She currently works in the regions of Banská Bystrica, Zvolen and environs.
She studied clinical psychology at Károli Gáspár University in Budapest. In her work she focuses on various relaxing techniques that she applies while working with teenagers and young adults. She is currently working as a job coach for people with autism in the region of Nitra. This work shows her that her clients deal with the same issues of growing up as anyone else. One of the big challenges of her work is understanding the needs of her clients and supporting them in their search for important answers.
She studied at St. Elizabeth College of Health and Social Work in Bratislava. She works with Hungarian clients in the region of Dunajská Streda. Working with people with autism is engaging and fulfilling for her. She values the honesty of her clients but she loves silence as well and therefore she often spends time with mute clients.
She studied andragogy – pedagogy at Comenius University in Bratislava. Among her previous experiences is coaching at the Counselling centre for adults or volunteering with children from orphanages. She is currently working with clients in the regions of Dunajská Streda, Šamorín,and Bratislava.
Petra studied special education and education of the mentally challenged. During her career she collaborated with various experts in the field. She uses these experiences in her work as a job coach for SPOSA. She works with clients from Námestovo and environs. In her spare time she likes to travel, do sports or relax with crossword puzzles.
She studied social work at Comenius University in Bratislava. Since 2015 she is a job coach for people with autism in this region. What she finds most motivating in her work is seeing the importance of what she does and the help and understanding she can offer her clients.
She studied psychology at Comenius University in Bratislava. She is currently working in this city as a job coach for people with autism. In her previous jobs she worked with people with disabilities as well. She spent the last three years as a manager and work assistant in a café with a bakery. These experiences motivated her to search for effective ways of including people with autism in the work life. She likes taking long walks, doing yoga or sitting down with a good book.
She studied case consulting at the Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk University in Brno. Currently she is active as a job coach in the region of Levice. In her work she puts to use her extensive experiences from working with the youth and her knowledge from social and legal consulting and mediation. Her hobbies are reading, art and taking strolls in the nature.