University of Thessaly

Greece

Magda Nikolaraizi & Vassilis Argyropoulos

The University of Thessaly (UTH) was founded in 1984. The mission of the university is the promotion of scientific knowledge through research and the contribution to the cultural and economic development of the local community and wider society. The Department of Special Education (SED) educates students in the field of inclusive education and disability.

The team at the University of Thessaly are experts in the area of inclusion and disability with a special focus on persons who are deaf or hard-of-hearing and persons with visual disabilities. Therefore, they will have a key role to advise all partners on issues regarding inclusion and disability at all phases of the project. Additionally, they will run workshops and exercises with children who are deaf or heard of hearing and children with visual disabilities in order to include them in the disaster planning and management process, which lies among the main aims of CUIDAR project for all children.