The Hi-Ability project adopts an original methodological approach, where the treatment and rehabilitation program focus on the socio-educational value of the natural environment. The overall objective of the project is to promote the empowerment and social inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities by enhancing their skills in outdoor activities and hiking.
As part of the project, EPIONI in collaboration with EPOS Fylis, conducted 36 hours of training for 10 participants from 17/2/2022 to 12/5/2022 in outdoor activities skills. Also, two hiking trails took place in Kaisariani, Attica for people with mental illness, caregivers, trainers, and members of the associations had the chance to experience nature and hiking. In addition, a training was organized at the bouldering walls of EPOS Fylis, where participants had the opportunity to be trained in climbing skills.