The association works on training and qualifying people with Down syndrome on being able to find the careers that fit their abilities, interests and the job market demands, consequently they can be productive members of the society. People of determination point of view on employment is not only limited on being equal or having the same rights as other, however their view expands on providing for their families, reducing the financial expanses, achieving their goals and meeting their needs.

Many sociological and psychological researches have suggested that unemployed people view themselves negatively as they are unable to provide and achieve their goals. Moreover,unemployed people have low self-esteem and high anxiety which can be reflected on their behavior and their feelings towards other people, therefore work and employment are very significant for everyone especially peopleofdetermination.

The association’s development and sustainability objectives are not limitedtodeveloping career qualification programs, however, it expands on developing and improving all types of qualification programs.3

 

The association’s employment strategy is:

  • Meeting and evaluating people with Down syndrome that are candidates for the vocational training and employment to determine their abilities and readiness.
  • Contacting the appropriate sites
  • Checking the workplace safety and security to see if it’s suitable for the trainees
  • Train the workplace staff on how to deal with a person with Down syndrome
  • The supervisor evaluates the trainee after the training period
  • Offering support for the trainee after employment until he/she settles Downand feels competent.

11 people were hired by Enable and one person was hired by Gymafood industries company and one person was hired in EMAAR café. 

Employment

The association works on training and qualifying people with Down syndrome on being able to find the careers that fit their abilities, interests and the job market demands, consequently they can be productive members of the society. People of determination point of view on employment is not only limited on being equal or having the same rights as other, however their view expands on providing for their families, reducing the financial expanses, achieving their goals and meeting their needs.

Many sociological and psychological researches have suggested that unemployed people view themselves negatively as they are unable to provide and achieve their goals. Moreover,unemployed people have low self-esteem and high anxiety which can be reflected on their behavior and their feelings towards other people, therefore work and employment are very significant for everyone especially peopleofdetermination.

The association’s development and sustainability objectives are not limitedtodeveloping career qualification programs, however, it expands on developing and improving all types of qualification programs.3