Asociación Nuevo Horizonte

Bronze Leading Organisation for Excellence in the Not for profit sector
Daycare Center

The evolution and development of autistic people in adulthood, as with any other person, is rooted and encouraged by participating everyday activities such as working, resting, being at home and spending time with the family. The Daycare centre has therefore designed its activities according to the goals corresponding to each of the spheres...

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Resident Homes

The aim of this service is to offer a home to people with autism who, for different reasons, cannot live with their families. Our model aims to be a residential alternative to traditional boarding homes, promoting a family atmosphere in the homes similar to the one they would have in their own families

 
Supported Employment

Nuevo Horizonte prides itself on being a groundbreaking institution in the implementation of supported employment philosophy in the field of autism spectrum disorders in adults. For the past 18 years, it has headed several employability programmes on a national level, for the most part funded by the European Union. It has also designed other...

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Adult Educational Programme

The Autistic Adults Educational Programme represents a change of paradigm, since it extends educational activities beyond childhood and adolescence and expands them to encompass adults. It is also innovative in the sense there are no similar programmes in Spain or other countries. This programme comprises a wide range of activities for cognitive...

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Health Promotion

Since the beginning, we have strived to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of our users and their families. Our interest in health promotion is, thus, reflected in different aspects, ranging from the promotion of a healthy lifestyle to the introduction of measures to facilitate access to health services or advocating the comprehensive and...

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Adult Educational Programme


The Autistic Adults Educational Programme represents a change of paradigm, since it extends educational activities beyond childhood and adolescence and expands them to encompass adults. It is also innovative in the sense there are no similar programmes in Spain or other countries. This programme comprises a wide range of activities for...

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The goal of this non-profit Association is to promote the common good of people with autism, who are the children or wards of associated members, through welfare, recreational, cultural and sports activities, by promoting, creating, organising or sponsoring diagnosis and assessment centres, treatment and specialised care units, research and testing, therapy and rehabilitation centres, resident homes, units for professional qualification, protected workshops, hospital departments, medical services, etc. in accordance with the action plans the General Assembly authorises
What defines us.
Vision
To develop and consolidate an excellence centre for the comprehensive care of autistic people and their families
Mission
“We are a non-profit Association of parents of people with autism spectrum disorders, whose aim is to promote the wellbeing of autistic people and their families, to achieve a personal and family development that ensures they can exercise and enjoy their rights on an equal opportunity basis”.
Values
Specifc and individual care
Lifelong education
Openness and collaboration
Continual improvement and innovation
Coordination and interdisciplinary work
Support and security
Involvement and Commitment

Our core business

The Nuevo Horizonte Association was created in 1980 when a group of parents whose children suffered from autism embarked on a journey towards getting to know each other, interacting and finding solutions together to the many day-to-day problems they faced due to their children’s condition. Those were difficult years, but not devoid of hope and...

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Our products and services

INTERVENTION PRINCIPLES
The Nuevo Horizonte Association is based on the assumption that people with autism can develop skills and abilities, as opposed to the idea that the only aim of the care provided should be to prevent decline at best.
This approach means,...

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Our people

Team of highly specialised professionals in the different fields of action

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Company Data
SectorNot for profit
Size of the organisation< 250 employees
OperatingNationally
LocationMadrid, Spain
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