Home alone and wanting in ghent

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Digipolis has been a partner for local authorities of the city of Ghent for ten years collaborating on various ICT projects. Digipolis is a governmental, but strictly non-commercial inter-municipal ICT organisation founded in to drive ICT solutions for the city of Ghent, Public Centre of Social Welfare of Ghent, its local police and municipal schools, all in all serving around 8, employees. Digipolis Ghent employs people who run approx. Some examples are:.

Exploring Colonization and Identity at Belgium’s New Theatre Festival

Impact of the COVID pandemic on autistic adults — Ghent University

Colonization, decolonization, identity, and global geopolitical economics. Belgium has a complicated identity. It gained independence from the northern Netherlands in and had a unitary government until the s, after which it became a federal state with powers shared between the regions of Flanders, Wallonia, and the Brussels Capitol Region. During that time, officials acting for the King and government committed incredible acts of violence upon and pursued ruthless economic policies against the Congolese. This colonial legacy still has an impact on lives in Belgium and the DRC today. Though Ghent has given the world theatremakers such as Arne Sierens , Miet Warlop , and Ontroerend Goed , it is, like the rest of Belgium, backward when it comes to including people of color in theatre, both as artists and audience members.

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on autistic adults

The preliminary results highlight the burden of the pandemic on the mental health and daily life of autistic adults. Furthermore, the results also give insight into how autistic adults can be supported. Furthermore, autistic adults reported a greater increase in both anxiety and depression symptoms than neurotypical adults. Considering that autistic individuals ordinarily have higher rates of anxiety and depression than neurotypicals, this increase is particularly worrisome.
Transitioning from high school to college can be stressful. The way that first-year students manage or not to navigate this change has long-term implications for their academic performance and ability to stick with their studies. Research has shown that one frequent pitfall during this transition period from high school to college is social isolation. They published their findings about the importance of me-time in the journal Motivation and Emotion.