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              • Mapping the accessibility of vacation properties and itineraries

                EWB is an accommodation, tour information, and booking service catering mainly to persons with physical disabilities who wish to travel in Europe. The website covers bookings in seven countries. In 2016 EWB provided services to over 7,800 persons with disabilities, including over 3,500 hours of specialised assistance.
                AISM - Italian Multiple Sclerosis Society, Italy

              • Returning successfully to work

                Responding to a rise in work-related injuries, SOCSO introduced the Return to Work Programme. Making use of individual but systematic case management while promoting early intervention, the programme considerably improved return to work rates. The benefits outweigh by far the costs by a 1.43:1 ratio.
                SOCSO Tun Razak Rehabilitation Centre, Returning successfully to work, Malaysia

              • A group picture of the several buddies at a festival.

                Teaming up persons with learning disabilities or autism for leisure activities

                Stay Up Late matches each participant with a volunteer with the aim to develop an ongoing friendship. The matching process takes into account such factors as cultural tastes, gender, age, geography, and whether the individual can access public transportation. By mid of 2017, there were 85 active pairs of "Gig Buddies".
                Stay Up Late, Gig Buddies Online Service, Gig Buddies, United Kingdom

              • A young woman working on a project in a technical training institution.

                Making training centres accessible

                With the advice of Light for the World, Young Africa Mozambique has adapted their already existing training schedules by reducing the barriers to enable young people with disabilities to study with their peers. Two new accessible hostels were constructed to accommodate 128 young people, one existing hostel was renovated.
                Young Africa, Mozambique

              • Using technology in the classroom to support all students

                The focus of the project is to increase knowledge among students, teachers, and other involved professionals on how the use of innovative technology in the classroom can facilitate participation and performance. 215 students with disabilities also received individual support. An accompanying study confirmed significant improvements.
                Swedish Agency for Disability Coordination, Sweden

              • Service IT-platform available in several European countries

                In 2015, Helpific started a web-based IT-platform that connects people who need assistance in independent living to local volunteers and paid support. The IT-platform enables people to post requests as well as offers of support in a variety of categories. In 2018, Helpific had more than 6,200 registered members.
                Helpific Estonia, Estonia

              • 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

              • A group of young adults, with and without physical disabilities standing in front of a parking space for people with wheelchairs.

                Planning and building accessible cities, simplified

                In 2002 CCA began to publish graphic accessibility guides in the form of leaflets called "Accessible Thematic Files." By 2017, 13 Files have been published, supporting municipalities, planning institutions, and the public with the aim of accelerating the planning of accessible environments, buildings, and towns.
                Corporación Ciudad Accesible, Graphic Accessibility Guides, Chile

              • Standards for physical accessibility

                Between 2009 and 2015 seven laws and decrees have been passed in support of persons with disabilities. Law 4.934/13, for example, mandates that all public and private spaces must be accessible to people with disabilities. The private sector is incentivised by fiscal benefits rather than obligations.
                Saraki Foundation, Paraguay – Saraki Foundation & USAID – Seven laws improving accessibility standards, Paraguay

              • Two men with physical disabilities walking on a wooden platform on a sandy ground to reach the sea.

                Two-year inclusive tourism project for tourist sites

                The Inclusive Tourism Project improves accessibility and inclusion standards at four popular tourist sites. The project consists of architectural modules, workshops for staff and technical consultations to integrate accessibility on the sites. Actions include building ramps, improving access, and creating brail and audio support.
                LPHU - Lebanese Physical Handicapped Union, Lebanon