Sožitje – The Slovenian Association for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities is an independent, nonprofit, nonparty, voluntary organisation with social and humanitarian objectives that strives for the improvement of both collective and individual care of people with intellectual disabilities and their families. Our members, the Societies for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities, operate in the area of the Republic of Slovenia.
Founded in 1963 as a national society for mentally disabled persons’ aid, the organization began establishing other community and intercommunity societies. Today there are 52 local societies included in the Sožitje Association, their activity is spread out through the entire area of Slovenia. 51 of them are the so-called Sožitje Societies – Societies for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities. The 52nd member of our organization is the Special Olympics of Slovenia that promotes and provides the intellectual disabled with various sports and recreational activities.
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