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A scalable assistive technology initiative
The F123 Initiative leverages investments made by thousands of individuals, companies, and governments in free and open-source technologies to make internships, and consequently employment opportunities, that are available in small companies accessible to persons with disabilities.
UNICEF New York, A scalable assistive technology initiative, Brazil
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
Accessible platform screening events for 12 accessibility features
VEM CA is a free and accessible phone app, developed by the Brazilian NGO Escola de Gente, that informs users where and when accessible events are taking place. The app covers hundreds of events every year and allows users to search by 12 accessible features and in 24 event categories.
Escola de Gente - Communication in inclusion, VEM CA - Accessible Culture App, Brazil
Self-advocacy group of persons with intellectual disabilities
Im Jahr 2011 initiierte das Instituto Jô Clemente in São Paulo, Brasilien, das Projekt "Selbstverteidigung", um Menschen mit geistigen Behinderungen zu befähigen, sich selbst zu verteidigen. Seit 2015 hat die Gruppe von Selbstvertretern einen Sitz im Stadtrat von São Paulo, im Jahr 2022 hatte sie 30 Mitglieder:innen.
Jo Clemente Institute, Self-Defence Project, Brazil
A city organizing weekly conversations in public spaces with citizens in sign language
To support the dissemination of the Brazilian sign language Libras, the city of Curitiba created Conversation in Libras launched the Conversation in Libras programme, offering weekly face-to-face meetings in its public spaces that improve the interaction and communication in Libras, the Brazilian sign language.
Curitiba City Hall, Conversation in Libras, Brazil
One children’s book in nine accessible formats
The project promotes the concept of inclusion through book workshops for children, teachers, and educators allowing children aged 7 to 11 years to experience inclusion in a sensory and playful way. The main feature is the children's book "Sonhos do Dia" (Dreams of the Day), which is presented in nine diverse and accessible formats.
WVA Editoria - Accessible Publishing, Brazil
Alternative communication platform for people with learning difficulties
The Livox app enables users with speaking or learning difficulties to communicate using virtual cards with pictures or illustrated short phrases. The app can be operated noth by blinking and by speech. The app is self-learning and also features a content creator to add communication cards with videos, pictures and music.
Livox, Livox, Brazil
Universal design-based practices for public early childhood education
The project promotes the use of accessible and inclusive teaching methods in public pre-school education based on the principles of Universal Design. Educators and families experience its theory and methods in the form of trainings and workshops, teachers also receive practical support in the classroom.
Mais Diferencas - Inclusive Education and Culture, Projeto Brincar, Brazil
An Accessibility Programme for Electoral Processes
To make elections more accessible, the programme includes measures such as by placing electoral wards in accessible buildings, providing electoral staff that can communicate in sign-language, electronic voting machines accessible for blind voters, and saving the parking spots closer to the voting facilities for persons with disabilities.
Superior Electoral Court of Brazil, Electoral Justice Accessibility Programme, Brazil
Training educators and municipalities in inclusive physical education
Participants identify barriers to the inclusion of children with disabilities in their schools, and design and implement their own inclusive physical education activities involving staff, students, families, and the wider community. The in-person course was held from 2013 to 2016, in 2018 an online version was created.
Rodrigo Mendes Institute, Open Doors to Inclusion, Brazil