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              • Being employed by a university for the duration of PhD study

                Promi ("Promotion inclusive") enables and promotes postgraduate education for students with disabilities. Initiated in 2012, 45 45 graduates have been placed in PhD programmes at their university by 2016 and provided with employment for the duration of their studies at one of the 21 partner universitites of Promi.
                University of Koeln, project “Promi”, Germany

              • A whole IKEA department run by persons with disabilities

                alsterarbeit is a social enterprise providing jobs for people with disabilities such as gardening, carpentry, packaging, IT, and gastronomy. In June 2014, the organization entered an agreement with IKEA to run the recovery department of IKEA at the Altona store in Hamburg, creating 30 jobs for people with disabilities.
                alsterarbeit, Cooperation with IKEA, Germany

              • Two men use technical support by Exper, enjoying themselves and being guided by a man.

                People with intellectual disabilities train peers to use digital media and ICT

                PIKSL Mobil is a peer-to-peer teaching approach. People with intellectual disabilities are trained in the use of digital technology and in training other people. Equipped with technical equipment, these trainers then teach other persons with disabilities and seniors living in residential facilities to use digital media independently.
                PIKSL - Living in the community gGmbH, PIKSL Mobil, Germany

              • VerbaVoice offers an innovative online interpreting technology as well as full services for deaf and hard of hearing people: enabling students to equally participate in class; accessible events with captions, interpreting and live-stream.

                VerbaVoice developed a distant, internet-based interpreting system. For students and trainees with hearing impairments the online service offers access to information and enables full participation in knowledge society. VerbaVoice also offers live text and sign language video to enable accessibility in events, conferences, meetings etc.
                VerbaVoice GmbH, Technology and services for hearing impaired, Germany

              • Dialogue in the Dark

                Dialogue in the Dark is an experience in total darkness where visitors to the exhibitions, led by blind guides, experience a series of ordinary situations without eyesight. Between 1988 and 2012 over 7 million people have experienced Dialogue in the Dark worldwide, and over 7,000 blind candidates have found employment through it.
                Dialogue Social Enterprise GmbH, Dialogue in the Dark, Germany

              • PIKSL learning diff as IT Trainers_PRA_Photo5

                Persons with learning difficulties working as IT trainers

                Through this project people with learning difficulties use their IT knowledge to train senior citizens living in their neighbourhood. The concept has been developed by people with learning difficulties themselves. In addition to having employment, it provides them with the possibility to earn respect and recognition.
                PIKSL - Living in the community gGmbH, Germany

              • A sample of an accessibility assessment of an object.

                Rating the accessibility of buildings using a well-known seal system

                BPASS carries out accessibility assessments of objects and public spaces based on a 300-question checklist for 11 different beneficiary groups. The actual state of the building or public space is visualised with a colour scheme and a rating. In addition to German, BPASS is also available other languages.
                EUKOBA - European Competence Centre for Accessibility, BPASS, Germany

              • MOBILE

                MOBILE, an all-round support program

                MOBILE is a network of support and assistance for persons with disabilities living out of institutions, including parents. Costs for assisted living are in most cases covered by the regional authorities. In 2015 MOBILE supported 195 people, including 13 families with parents who had intellectual disabilities and their 25 children.
                Mobile - Independent Living of Disabled People e.V., Germany

              • A tour guide in front of many Renaissance paintings gives a tour to visiters, who are sitting or standing in a big exibition room of the Staatlichen Museum Schwerin.

                Training people with disabilities to be museum guides

                Capito Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, together with the Staatliches Museum Schwerin, has developed a course that trains people with disabilities as art mediators. The course not only teaches art history, but also skills in dealing in dealing and communicating with different visitors or in handling difficult situations.
                capito Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, New Ways to Art, Germany

              • Adventure Museum_PRA_Photo1

                New museum experiences for persons with learning difficulties

                The "Sound carrier scarf" is a hardware device that rests on the shoulders of the visitor like a scarf. It enables to consume information, and at the same time allows interaction with the public. The device features a barrier-free design and intuitive functions that represent a significant improvement over a regular audio guide.
                PIKSL - Living in the community gGmbH, Germany