As befits a country at the source of the Renaissance, L’Arche in Italy is full of creativity. Copperplate engraving, making ceramics, enjoying nature, sports, paper-making, music therapy, drama, and playing music are just some of the activities on their menu. And they live out these activities with passion and creativity! Just listen to the names given to each community’s band: “Fuori Tempo” (out of time), “Chicco Sband” (a play on words between “band” and “swerve”)!
Their passion is equally present when participating in the Special Olympics, or creating books on AAC (augmentative and alternative communication)!
Italian communities are also rich in their diversity, as are the regions in Italy, but they know how to come together with their diversity.