For Youth with disabilities

4 Steps

Inform yourself

1 – Inform yourself

mobility programs, financial help, your rights

Prepare

2 – Prepare

travel, health and insurance, housing, get in touch with local structures

3 – Social life

accessibility and security, social life, in case of emergency, stay in touch with your home

Coming Back

4 – Coming back

appreciate your experience for your career, soft skills, Europass, raise your voice

Reasons to leave

Someone pointing a map

The discovery of a new country

It’s the discovery of another way of living that allows you to enrich your life. It is also another way of living, of thinking, which will allow you to grow intellectually.

There will also be other gastronomic and cultural practices (monuments, landscapes, places, etc.) that help create good memories.

Make friends

This is one of the most important and motivating reason to leave. Meet new people who will watch over you and who will help you feel good throughout your stay and during your daily life.

You will also be able to meet and interact with young international and committed people like you as well as new friends. It’s an incredible chance to discover people who can make a positive impact in your personal and professional life.

Four women (two are in a wheelchair) and two men taking a selfie dring a party.
Four women (two are in a wheelchair) and two men taking a selfie during a party.
A squatting and smiling woman in front of a woman in a wheelchair, on a forest path
A squatting and smiling woman in front of a woman in a wheelchair, on a forest path

Learn a language

This is a great opportunity for you to improve or learn a foreign language (Spanish, English, Russian, etc.).

Nothing more than immersing yourself in a country to improve your language skills. It’s the easiest way to learn a new language.

Enrich your professional career

In addition, having international experience can be decisive, it means that you are open, curious and able to adapt to a new culture and environment. 

This type of profile is generally highly appreciated by recruiters. It’s an experience to highlight on your CV. This will allow you to acquire new skills for your professional future.

A woman in a wheelchair working on her computer in the sun.
A woman in a wheelchair working on her computer in the sun

You want to share your experience abroad ? You wish to show competencies you have developed ? Visit the page “They did it!” :

THEY DID IT!

”Meet new people who will watch over you and who will help you feel good”