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Bilingual Classes Supporting Families to Learn Sign Language Together
Using a team of one person who is deaf and one who can hear, kinderhände offers bilingual classes in German and ÖGS to children aged six months to 14 years and their families. It also has an online platform for families to use at home, and has developed teacher-training modules to support ÖGS use in schools.
kinderhaende e.V., Austria
Offering professional services of well-trained persons with intellectual disabilities to companies
With its Social Enterprises programme the Pentru Voi Foundation promotes the social inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in the work place through various activities, including personnel leasing, job coaching and skills enhancement training and collaborations with companies. 90% of the customers of these services are private companies.
Pentru Voi Foundation, Social Enterprises, Romania
Initiating microfinancing and micro-enterprises for a whole city sub-district
In 2015, YPSA surveyed 1,250 persons with disabilities in Sitakund and organized them into 50 self-help groups. Based on their socio-economic background and personal interest, 250 persons were selected to receive interest-free loans, vocational training as well as support to establish their own businesses.
YPSA - Young Power in Social Action, Sitakund sub-district of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Full-range services in Inclusive Education and job readiness
PRIDE is a modular programme for people with disabilities covering the areas of training (from the age of 4), vocational preparation and job placement. Participants in the PRIDE program can either attend the Manzil Educational Center on a full-time basis or complete individual programs on a part-time basis
Manzil Center, People Receiving Independence & Dignity through Empowerment (PRIDE), United Arab Emirates
Inclusive Teacher-Training Centres
ADPP, a Mozambican NGO, and Light for the World are working together to transform rural teacher-training centres (TTC) into centres of expertise on Inclusive Education. ADPP acts as the implementing partner, while Light for the World provides most of the funding as well as the Inclusive Education expertise.
ADPP - Aid for the Development of People for People Mozambique, Teacher Training Centres, Mozambique
Training the teachers and their trainers in Inclusive Education
A key part of the programme is the provision of training courses on Inclusive Education at the Armenian State Pedagogic University, where there are two compulsory and two optional courses on Inclusive Education. 200 mainstream schools are supported to become inclusive and some 5,000 teachers from these schools are beiing trained.
Bridge of Hope, Armenia
Inclusive schools for students who are blind or visually impaired
The Arab Episcopal School in Irbid is an inclusive school with kindergarten for children with and without visual impairments and of different religions. In 2018 the school had 40 blind or visually impaired school children. Five of the teachers are blind and also support the children in their daily life.
Arab Episcopal School Irbid, Inclusive Education for visually impaired children, Jordan
Tactile Ballot Guides for Blind Voters
The tactile ballot guide has cut-out holes and lines along one side to indicate the sequence of candidates. The ballot paper is placed under the guide and an audio recording describes the parties and candidates that correspond to the holes. The guide can be used multiple times and does not require knowledge of the Braille font.
Central Election Commission of Georgia, Georgia
Accessible tourism for people with psychosocial disabilities in-country and abroad
Nofesh offers recreational experiences for people with psychosocial disabilities in Israel, from one-day tours to five-day vacations, developed by the NGO ENOSH. The offer includes comprehensive support and accompaniment. During the Covid-Pandemic, virtual tours and lectures were offered.
ENOSH - The Israeli Mental Health Association, Nofesh, Israel
Audio-visual books in multiple accessible formats
"Livros em múltiplos formatos acessíveis" is an audio-visual software that converts books into a range of accessible formats, including Brazilian sign language, in a single version. Complementing this, the NGO Mais Diferenças from Brazil offers training and organizes inclusive readings for people with and without disabilities.
Mais Diferencas - Inclusive Education and Culture, Books in multiple accessible formats, Brazil
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