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Smartphone app connecting visually impaired users in need with supportive volunteers
Be My Eyes, a Danish start-up company with headquarters in San Francisco, California, introduced a free app that connects blind and low-vision people with sighted volunteers. The app consists of a two-way audio and one-way video feed that allows the sighted volunteer to be the eyes of the blind user.
Be My Eyes, Be My Eyes, Denmark
Collection of digital and technical solutions for universally designed workplaces
The Nordic Welfare Centre’s programme named Future of Working Life identifies and provides solutions in 18 technology areas that have the potential to improve the situation of people with disabilities in the labour market. The main target groups are employers, employees, and experts in the open labour market.
Nordic Welfare Centre, The Future of Working Life, Denmark
Equal employment opportunities
Specialisterne is internationally recognised as the first and foremost example of how highly functioning people with autism can become effectively integrated in society and provide valuable, high quality services to their employers. The model has the flexibility to fit local culture and community in cooperation with local stakeholders.
Specialisterne Foundation, Equal employment opportunities, Denmark
Study kit about citizenship and personal rights
The objective is to develop and tools and information that provide people with cognitive disabilities with knowledge of their personal rights, and to give them tools for practicing these rights. Based on positive experiences, a project has been initiated in 2014 to extend access to the kit to adults with more severe cognitive disabilities.
Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Denmark
The right to youth education
The law enables young people with special needs to attain personal, social and vocational competencies through a three-year youth education. The training is based on a person-centred curriculum. It can take place in different schools or in the form of work experiences, and is completed with a certificate.
Danish Ministry of Children and Education, The right to youth education, Denmark
Employer-driven job creation for people with intellectual disabilities
The KLAPjob project forms partnerships with various companies to identify and advertise jobs in the open labour market. People with intellectual disabilities are then helped to choose and apply for the most suitable job for them. Between 2014 and 2019, KLAPjob has successfully supported people into 3,684 jobs.
Lev - Inclusion Denmark, KLAPjob, Denmark
'The most accessible and inclusive office building in the whole world' - a showcase from Denmark of the fact that it is possible to build a 100% accessible office building at a price that does not exceed the cost of an average building built by public authorities.
The office building takes the accessibility needs of all groups with all kinds of impairments into consideration and represents the inclusion of accessibility as both concept and ideology. The future users were involved in the process; therefore, many elements included in the building are user-driven innovations.
DPOD - Disabled Peoples Organisations Denmark, The most accessible office building in the world, Denmark
Smartphone app that offers audio subtitles to foreign language movies and series
SubReader reads out subtitles of movies and TV series aloud or into earphones. The app, developed by a start-up company from Denmark, is available in more than 40 languages and uses artificial voices that automatically synchronize with the soundtrack. Parts of the app are free while streaming services are for a fee.
SubReader, SubReader, Denmark