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              • PPCIL Personal Assistant Training.

                Introduction of the personal assistance model

                In 2016 the Phnom Penh Centre for Independent Living (PPCIL) introduced the first personal assistance model for people with severe disabilities in Cambodia. Between 2016 and 2018, more than 300 people with disabilities have benefitted from the PPCI programme, , which is to become a national policy.
                Phnom Penh Center for Independent Living, Cambodia

              • 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

              • Using mainstream lower-cost home automation

                The project centres on the use of Environmental Control Systems and how equipment from the mainstream home automation market can be made accessible and affordable to students/service users with disabilities. 23 ECS systems have been installed over the life of the project and a report ("Enabling Technology") has been published.
                Scope - Disability Charity, United Kingdom

              • Members of the Peruvian justice system attend a project workshop at the Congress of the Republic of Peru. © The Trust for the Americas

                Regional network to promote legal capacity of people with

                psychosocial disabilities

                Funded by the Open Society Institute, the project seeks to establish a network of five countries to promote awareness of the legal capacities of persons with psychosocial disabilities. 10 multisector workshops were held in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru, training a total of 355 key stakeholders.
                Trust for the Americas, Argentina

              • Strengthening the independent living movement through training and free legal advice

                The PROPEDIF programme is made up of three services: Promotion of Rights, Orientation and Judicial Assistance, and the Honduran Independent Living Movement (MOVIH). By the end of 2018, 192 people with disabilities will have received rights training, attended camps on independent living, and have received legal guidance.
                PREPACE - Cerebral Palsy Rehabilitation Program, PROPEDIF, Honduras

              • Two girls communicating using Solar Ear.

                Affordable Hearing Aids through Solar Technology

                Solar Ear manufactures low-cost, environmentally-friendly hearing aids and solar-rechargeable batteries. The company employs and trains people who are deaf to manufacture the hearing aids and to lead the replication of the technology. The company also runs a holistic hearing-loss detection and education programme.
                Solar Ear, Botswana

              • A young volunteer teaching archery to a person with disabilities.

                Young Volunteers as Agents for Social Inclusion

                Unidos trains young people as volunteers – called "Allies" –, who then accompany people with disabilities to participate in the various Unidos social programmes. Through social franchising the programme has been rolled-out to six cities across the country, supporting 1,877 people with disabilities in 2017.
                Unidos Somos Iguales, Mexico

              • Sample of Parliamentary Election Ballot Template

                A Ballot Template for the Blind

                The ballot template can be used both by those who can read Braille and those who cannot. Also the template can be adapted to the specific candidates of a region, thus allowing blind voters to participate nationwide. In 2017, 5,000 templates were piloted during the Turkish Constitution referendum.
                ABFA - Association of Barrier Free Access, Turkey

              • Disability-led centres providing a range of services for independent living

                FOH centres are run entirely by people with disabilities and aims to offer comprehensive services for such people in their home and throughout their daily lives. In 2017, 47 homes were adapted, 223 people were provided with transport, 120 people took part in sport or the arts, and 2,435 assistive devices were provided.
                Forum of the Handicapped, Lebanon

              • A child during an assessment with a neurologist.

                Therapy IT-Platform Improves Motor Function in Young People with Cerebral Palsy

                Mirrorable is a home-based therapy programme based on Action Observation Treatment, which states that by observing and imitating the actions of others we trigger specific neurons in our own brain. Young stroke survivors are paired via a video platform and undertake tasks together to improve motor skills.
                Fight the Stroke, Mirrorable, Italy