TWCM Network

How does the network work?

TWCM Network is based on the priciple of mutual exchange of information and experience in the area of support of people with ASD. The main topic and target group are people with ASD on the labour market, especially those with high-functional autism and Aspeger syndrome.

Information is shared both by individuals and organisations, both by distance or in the form of joint meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences. Moreover, representatives of Czech and foreign organisations regulary visit themselves.

You can download more information about the Network here

TWCM Network: Application Form

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APLA Praha - TWCM Network Founder

APLA Praha is the founder of the TWCM Network.



Czech Members of the TWCM Network

List of Members from the Czech Republic:


Members from Abroad

List of foreign members of the TWCM Network:


Prague round table through the eyes of Jan-Mikael Fredriksson

We were delighted to receive an invitation to introduce the Finnish autism spectrum webzine Puoltaja in a conference "Supported empoloyment  in the Czech Republic and abroad", held in Praha in May 14.-15..


Blue Aero – a successful project event

The all-day event full of workshops with international participation in the project TWCM is behind us. In the Aero cinema, all-day workshops were held both in the foyer and in the main hall. We were delighted with a great interest in the individual blocks coming from the public and the partner NGOs from the Czech Republic and abroad (Hungary, Poland, Germany, Slovakia). A vital role was played by adults with autism – they carried out the task of organization, production and the role of performers just perfectly.

A thematic network recommendation in the sphere of public education on the employment of disadvantaged people in the labor market was sent to Ministry of labour and social affairs

At the end of 2014, the non-profit sector representatives met up to formulate recommendations for the civil service under the auspices of the TWCM project in order to raise public awareness about the employment of disadvantaged people in the labor market. The result of the team's work is a letter addressed to the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Mrs. Michaela Marksová, which contained a specific recommendation on what a public awareness campaign funded by public sources should include in order to improve the position of the disadvantaged people in the labor market.


Sometimes less is more. And as far as public awareness goes, this is 100% true


“A debate with people with ASDs → cool!” “I liked it.” “Interesting, inspiring.” “Mr Fr. Mareš’s lecture was phenomenal. To the point, pacey and thrilling. I think we could have stood listening far longer than we did.”

Those are some of the reactions to the meeting at a round table that we held on 8 October 2014 in the Langhans Gallery in the People in Need Centre. The topic was public awareness as an effective instrument for increasing the employment rate of people with health disabilities. And no matter what topic we were dealing with, we were constantly running into the issue of the necessity of choosing substantial information and communicating it to others.



Report on an internationally attended round table for people with Asperger syndrome

On the day of 16 November 2012, APLA Praha, o.s. held, as a part of the international project TOGETHER WE CAN MANAGE / SPOLEČNĚ TO ZVLÁDNEME (TWCM), a meeting of people with Asperger syndrome and a subsequent round table. The meeting was attended by Ms. Karolína Peake, MA, the Czech Deputy Prime Minister, Magdalena Čáslavská, MSc., the directress of APLA, Pietro Cirrincione, member of the Board of Directors of the international association Autism-Europe, and other foreign guests. The discussion was followed by a seminar called “Kam do práce” (Where to Go to Work).




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