The Association of Parents Guardians and Friends of People with Autism Larissa Prefecture informs and raises awareness of local authorities and people in the community on the issue of autism. Also, creates and supports educational services and residential units for supported living, organizes seminars for parents and educators, as well as conferences and
finally works together with experts on research questions and topics that promote autism. They also support families of people with autism at home through a network of volunteers.
Moreover, they implemented the European programme of the Ministry of Education: “strengthening and supporting groups of families of people with autism” for 350 families all over
Greece and they provide a training programme (CYGNET) for parents of children with autism, also supporting families with information in claiming their rights and the rights of their
children from local authorities. They will support the dissemination of our project in other parts of Greece.

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