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              • Awareness speech on positive language to workers of the Ministry of education © FENEDIF

                All-Sector-Cooperation creating jobs in thousands of companies

                The Ecuadorian Labour Integration Service (SIL) promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities in the open labour market through training and assistance and by working together with the entire socio-labour spectrum. By 2016, some 12,900 people had found a job in 8,355 public and private companies.
                FENEDIF - National Federation of Ecuadorian with Physical Disability, Labour Integration Service (SIL) of 2006 
National Federation of Ecuadorians with Physical Disabilities (FENEDIF), in partnership with CONADIS, Petroamazonas EP and others, Ecuador, Ecuador

              • Five actors in headlamp are using sign language on stage.

                Person-centred support model for university students

                Through the UNESCO Chair project students with different impairments manage their own learning process and support needs. They can draw on a variety of resources, including a peer support programme. For teachers and families the chair offers workshops on person-centred educational planning.
                Salesian Polytechnic University, UNESCO Chair on Support Technologies for Educational Inclusion, Ecuador

              • Four women sitting on white couches in front of screens showing persons and graphics. Each of them has headphones on. The screens hang on a bright green wall with trees drawn upon them.

                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

              • 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.
                F123 Consulting, A scalable assistive technology initiative, Brazil

              • Claudia Werneck, the founder of Escola de Gente, is holding a smartphone into the camera, which shows the start image of the accessible app VEM CA.

                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

              • How to successfully apply for jobs in the public and private sector

                Participants go through an evaluation process, which is summarised in an employment profile. Afterwards, training is recommended to complement existing interests and skills. Job placement is carried out using a special job-matching software, which is also available through the Ministry of Labour and private partner companies.
                Saraki Foundation, Project “Effective Labour Inclusion”, Paraguay

              • A new approach to labour inclusion

                To increase social inclusion POETA ("Partnership in Opportunities for Employment through Technology in the Americas") operates accessible centers to train people with disabilities in technology and vocational skills. In 2012, more than 1,500 allied companies also participated in awareness campaigns and activities.
                Trust for the Americas, A new approach to labour inclusion, Guatemala

              • Two women are sitting in front of their screens in an office room. They are talking to the in Libras community of deaf persons using sign language and gesturing with joyfull expressions on their faces.

                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

              • The production and sale of unique handicrafts by the residents provides income for both the community and the individuals involved. © Digicel Foundation Jamaica

                A business approach to sustainable community living

                "Mustard Seed Communities" (MSC) facilitates the development of minimum assisted-living communities and provides employment for persons with disabilities by offering skills training and equipment. In 2015 MSC had 12 residential centres catering to some 400 children and adults with disabilities.
                Digicel Foundation Jamaica, Jamaica

              • In her office a young woman with red hair and a leopard patterned blouse sits in front of a screen and participates in an online accessibility training course.

                Online accessibility training for civil servants

                SENADIS, the National Disability Service of Chile, launched an online accessibility training programme for civil servants, called Preparados para Incluir, that offered three courses centred around accessibility, its legal framework, general principles, and access to ICT.
                SENADIS - National Service for the Disabled Chile, Preparados para Incluir (Ready to Include), Chile