A sensorial, olfactory and tactile path for blind people

This practice was born when we experienced the therapeutic and integration power that the nature has.

We created sensorial paths with activities dedicated to blind people (the tactile path) but also to all the possible visitors of the garden including blind people (the olfactory path).

The sensorial paths are prepared in collaboration with Sahad, a blind Egyptian friend who loves nature and who grew up near the agricultural territories of the Nile delta. 

Objectives

Materials

Implementation

Evaluation

Evaluation

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Interactions generated between blind people and people without disabilities.

The development of the laboratories in safe conditions and with good results. Satisfied participants.

A context of exchange and inclusion.

The evaluation of the laboratories as formative and interesting experiences by the participants.

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Too many people present in the garden at the same time, especially if they are group schools. 

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Aims and Outcomes

Aims

  •  To support social inclusion through educational activities connected with the garden
  •  To promote communication, social interaction and cohesion
  •  To promote environmental education  

The educational garden is a place where you can learn about nature but also a place where relationships can be build. It welcomes people with or without disabilities.  

Outcomes

  • Interesting educational pastimes, for children especially who can participate in different contests (for example guessing the biggest number of herbs)
  •  A welcoming context that facilitates the communication and interactions between different people: children, adults, elderly, people with disabilities, enhancing social cohesion
  • An educational context where everybody can learn about nature in a non-formal way