We reward those who transform our society

The "la Caixa" Awards for Social Innovation recognise the important effort being made by social organisations in providing innovative solutions to problems that tackle and transform the development of social values. We awarded ten prizes of €15,000 each to projects that stand out for implementing social practices that provide a response to society's challenges today and are able to alter social problems sustainably.

La Estrella Azul project

ASOCIACIÓN DE FAMILIARES DE PERSONAS CON TEA DE LA COSTA DE GRANADA. 2015 Award.

Summary

This project encourages the social, emotional, communicative and intellectual development of minors with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and promotes their stable social integration in the community. It focuses on the most influential contexts for the socio-emotional development of minors with ASD –family and school–, and runs training activities in controlled environments while implementing the skills acquired in real everyday environments.