AAIDD Delegation to Zambia, South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe

Study Tour

The goal of the delegation was to research the supports provided for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Zambia and South Africa. To learn firsthand about these approaches, the delegation visited service sites and meet with government and university partners, representatives of health, education, and social service systems, and participate in international symposia hosted by a leading universities and provider organizations.

Professional meetings  and seminars included:

NAD/NAF – an overview of the collaborations of international organizations with Zambian entities, and in particular the work of NAD/NFU.

Cheshire School – this full day meeting consisted of an overview of the education system in Zambia, the work of the Cheshire School, and presentations from the delegates.

 

Shungu Inclusive School, – presentations from the delegates focusing on educational assessment of children with intellectual disability

Mukuni village visit – a  home based instruction

University of Cape Town, presentations from UCT and some from the delegation.

 

 Tour Work 4 You / Wags a Lot overview of the employment program.

Brownies & Downies

Meeting with Dept of Social Development -overview of Public policy

 

Cultural Activities included:

  • Lunch at Elephant Sanctuary- workshop on free elephants
  • Victoria waterfalls tour in Zimbabwe
  • Safari tour in Chobe, Botswana
  • Roben Island tour
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Boulders beach
  • Cape Town winery day trip

Study tour to Africa in photos

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Attention!

1. Deposit and final payment are final and non-refundable. We recommend purchasing trip cancellation insurance in order to protect your trip.

2. Cuban insurance is automatically included in every flight ticket to Cuba.

3. We reserve the right to cancel the trips due to reasons that do not depend on us like natural disasters etc. In such case we will refund all payments.

Send request

Receive confirmation and registration forms

Send completed form and $500 deposit

You are ready to go!

Complete the form

Attention!

1. Deposit and final payment are final and non-refundable. We recommend purchasing trip cancellation insurance in order to protect your trip.

2. Cuban insurance is automatically included in every flight ticket to Cuba.

3. We reserve the right to cancel the trips due to reasons that do not depend on us like natural disasters etc. In such case we will refund all payments.

Send request

Receive confirmation and registration forms

Send completed form and $500 deposit

You are ready to go!

Complete the form

Attention!

1. Deposit and final payment are final and non-refundable. We recommend purchasing trip cancellation insurance in order to protect your trip.

2. Cuban insurance is automatically included in every flight ticket to Cuba.

3. We reserve the right to cancel the trips due to reasons that do not depend on us like natural disasters etc. In such case we will refund all payments.

Send request to book your spot
You will receive registration forms, waivers and invoice
Send all forms and pay the deposit

You are ready to go!

Complete the form

Attention!

1. In order to register students must send registration form, waivers, copy of US health insurance and passport.
Waiver and rules must be signed by student and parent or school official.

2. All payments are final and non-refundable.