Organizations to visit
Tallinn Konstantin Päts Open Air School
The oldest Estonian school-sanatorium was established by the Main Administration of the Estonian Red Cross with the support of President Konstantin Päts. For the school garden Konstantin Päts donated 2.5 ha of his own land. Now school is run by Ministry of Education and Research for students with special educational needs (autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, behavioral disorders). Hospital teachers work in Tallinn and Pärnu is run by K. Päts Open Air School.
The centre provides services for children and youth struggling with depression, anxiety, eating disorders, alcohol and narcotics through a contemporary and integrated approach. The children staying at the centre have access to classrooms so they can continue their education during their treatments, as well as a gym so they can stay physically active. Comprehensive counselling services for the children as well as their parents and other individuals involved in their lives form the cornerstone of the centre’s programme.
Astangu is a one-of-a-kind center in Estonia, providing rehabilitation services and various courses to working age people with special needs. Team aims to prepare our clients for work through developing clients’ skills and work abilities. Astangu work is based on the specific capacities and needs of each individual with whom we work.Mission is to provide people with special needs with opportunities to develop their operational and work abilities and support them on their way to the labor market.
Support Center Juks is an organisation of Tallinn Government, working under Social Welfare and Health Care Department of Tallinn. Support Center Juks provides social services for intellectually disabled people. Organisation´s aim is to support people with special needs to cope maximally in everyday life, in vocational trainings and in working life. Cervises is for Tallinn citizens who are at least 16 years old.
A tour of Mektory takes you across three floors of start-ups, laboratories and hi-tech showrooms. The Samsung Digital Academy room demonstrates the possibilities of an interactive classroom with tablet computers. Mobile Services and Media lab allows to get acquainted with innovative Eye Tracker technology. In the Playful Learning lab kids and adults alike can discover the endless fun learning possibilities of LEGO. You will also get a peek inside our laboratories for electronics, wood and metalworking, as well as meet some of our talented local start-ups.