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              • A young man is standing in a costumized position surrounded by many large pieces of purple polystyrene and foam. He is wearing protective glasses and sawing one of the pieces.

                Consultancy developing and implementing quality standards in Customized Employment

                Since 2000, Griffin-Hammis Associates has been a leading expert in individual employment training and technical assistance and a pioneer in the creation of micro-enterprises for people with disabilities. GHA has worked in over 40 states in the United States and has supported projects in Australia, Canada, and Spain.
                GHA - Griffin Hammis Associates, Customized Employment in the United States, United States of America

              • A woman in a wheelchair sits at a sewing machine sewing a canvas tote bag. A large stack of finished totes is on the floor nearby.

                Training job coaches to support jobseekers with disabilities and employers

                Since 2018 the Accessible Employment project has been training people with and without disabilities in Cambodia as job coaches, who then support jobseekers while also working with employers. In 2019 there were ten trained job coaches, and 54 people with disabilities had gained employment.
                Light for the World Cambodia, Accessible Employment, Cambodia

              • Meaningful employment through support

                The decree defines, for the first time, supported employment and provides for ways of accessing it. By developing an individualised workplace adaptation plan with the help of specialised job coaches, the programme provides guidance, advice and support, specific training, monitoring and evaluation of the worker’s process of integration.
                Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality of Spain, Meaningful employment through support, Spain

              • A young woman stands in a car park wearing a maroon jacket and black polo shirt. She is wearing a staff lanyard and looking at the camera and smiling. Behind her is the storefront of Staples.

                A skills-based approach to matching jobseekers with autism to local employers

                An individualized job-matching process is designed to identify 'hidden' skills and to help develop strategies for people with autism and developmental disabilities to connect with the workforce. The practice, pioneered in Canada, was also implemented in 2014 in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.
                Avalon Employment, Inc., Autism Employment Facilitator, Canada

              • A young man wearing an apron stands behind a coffee machine in a coffee shop. He is pouring milk into a takeaway coffee cup. A woman in an apron is making coffee at a second machine in the background.

                Transforming sheltered workshops to offer vocational training and employment support

                Job Plus is a ‘training-employment-retraining-employment-re-employment’ programme for people with developmental disabilities to live and work independently. The project provides internships, short term work experience, and support services. Since 2018, 34 participants have found employment.
                Sohwa Aram Center, Job Plus, South Korea

              • Two young men stand leaning on a decorative wooden shelf and smiling. The word ‘Helsinki’ is behind them on the wall.

                Municipality-funded work coaches for people with disabilities

                The service provides individual work coaching for people with disabilities. It is free of charge and aims to find full or part-time employment for its users. The programme has had between 240 and 273 users per year for the last three years. The number of those who found a job increased to 342 in 2019.
                City of Helsinki, Supported Employment Service, Finland

              • Equal employment conditions

                The Act revokes discriminatory provisions, under which operators of sheltered workshops were given a blanket exemption from minimum wage and holiday and sick leave legislation. Now all persons, including employees with disabilities of sheltered workshops, are entitled to the minimum wage, and holiday and sick leave benefits.
                IHC - In Your Community New Zealand, Equal employment conditions, New Zealand

              • Two young men, one in a white T-shirt and one in a yellow T-shirt wearing a blue hat look at a piece of paper on the wall listing the exam rooms. Both are smiling and laughing.

                Making civil service positions accessible for people with intellectual disabilities

                To enable people with intellectual disabilities to apply for public vacancies, Plena Inclusión, together with the Spanish Committee of Representatives of People with Disabilities, developed a special call for employment for the Ministry of Public Functions. From 2012 to 2020, 448 people were able to find a job.
                Plena Inclusion Spain, Public Sector Employment, Spain

              • Help for Supported Employment services providers

                The "European Supported Employment Toolkit" consists of a range of Position Papers and "How To" guides and has been designed to increase the knowledge and skills of professionals responsible for the delivery of Supported Employment Services. It was written by practitioners for practitioners in an inclusive and informed manner.
                European Union of Supported Employment, Help for Supported Employment services providers, Belgium

              • A full chain of support from primary school to employment

                LIFE is a programme for inclusive vocational education and employment for people with disabilities, starting as early as primary school and ending with job placement. 2012 it was introduced in Armenia. By 2016 approximately 900 persons were placed in training and 653 persons were employed through the programme.
                Save the Children Armenia, Livelihood Improvement through Fostered Employment (LIFE), Armenia