With the aim of proving that being mentally retarded is not an obstacle to learn, handicrafts courses have been given to those who were directed to non-formal education because they have mild mental retardation by Canik District Directorate Of National Education, Canik Public Education Centre, and Special Education Job Application Center.
It has been observed that the participants with mild mental retardation could do things when shown or told. This is quite important in point of enhancing their self-confidence and socialization. Achieving something excited them and their happiness could be seen in their eyes.
The extensification of such projects will point out that being disabled is not an obstacle to learn.