Methodology of Family Training MeTURA-Back to Roots for families with adult family members with intellectual disabilities (AFMID) is an innovative effective andragogical lifelong learning strategy for the implementation of the Family Education MeTURA-Back to the Roots, which enables the educator to offer and carry out experiential adult learning with an innovative combination of 3 learning environments: classroom-therapeutic family garden-therapeutic family kitchen. It allows flexibility in adapting to individual needs, conditions and potentials of targeted learning families and AFMID and the possibility of implementing lifelong learning as a guided education or self-education in the home environment.
Methodology can be found HERE.
The methodology was developed based on the results of O1 – O5 studies and the expertise of all project partners. Each project partner has contributed to the methodology in the area they work on, therefore the methodology is a unique combination of theory, knowledge and good practice:
- IC Geoss: basic skills and knowledge that participants gain with gardening and cooking activities,
- Danilo Dolci: motivational methods for integrating adult family members with intellectual disabilities (AFMID) and their families into into activities of lifelong learning (LL), competences of mentors/educators to successfully integrate AFMID and families,
- Thrive: definition of therapeutic gardening, how to deliver therapeutic gardening (methods), acquired knowledge/skills of participants during the activity,
- UOSIKAZU: definition of therapeutic cooking, how to deliver therapeutic cooking (methods), acquired knowledge/skills of participant during the activity,
- Zveza Sozitje: summary of methodology in a way that is understandable to families and AFMID.