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              • Two-year-transition period for young people with autism

                Avnei Derech Mechina (“Milestones for Life”) offers a setting in which young people with autism can learn important aspects of life including employment, social activity, studies, home/family and leisure time. Most vocation and volunteer experience are temporary, but contribute greatly to future careers.
                Avnei Derech Mechina La'Haim, preparatory college, Israel

              • "Jovan works as a baker and lives in a shared apartment after years in an institutions. Dragica preparing dinner in her shared apartment after years in an institution."

                Person centred assistance and accommodation in communal housing

                "Supported Living in the Community" places people with intellectual disabilities in shared apartments and supports them individually. Following a pilot between 2005 and 2008, the programme has since grown to a long-term project with 39 adults living in 12 apartments across the city of Novi Sad. Nine of them previously resided in institutions.
                School for Elementary and Secondary Education - Milan Petrovic, Serbia

              • 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

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                Changing the hiring policies of companies towards young people with disabilities

                Through networking and training strategies the LPHU has succeeded in creating decent work for people with disabilities in Lebanon and Palestine. LPHU has signed cooperation agreements with 97 companies which include inclusion in their employment policies and are converting their buildings to be accessible.
                LPHU - Lebanese Physical Handicapped Union, Lebanon

              • Two men, one a wheelchair user, sitting in a living room and smiling

                Philanthropy and government combining to create national disability service reform

                The Service Reform Fund aims to implement reform in mental health, disability, and homeless services. The SRF awards government grant funding for projects that support persons with disabilities to move out of institutions into a community-based environment. From 2016 to 2018, 16 grants totalling € 7.9 million were awarded.
                Genio Trust, Ireland

              • 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

              • Building bridges to multinationals and Russian companies

                Perspektiva has developed a two-phase model that offers people with disabilities pre-employment support and internships as well as follow-up assistance. In its close cooperation with the Business Advisory Board on Disability (a public institution), the project supports approximately 500 young persons with disabilities per year.
                Perspektiva - Regional Society of Disabled People, Russia

              • BCANDS promotional stand.

                Advice and support service targeted to indigenous populations

                BCANDS provides free advice and support to any person with a disability-related query, but with a focus on the unique needs of Indigenous populations. The organization acts as a liaison among service agencies. In 2017, BCANDS supported over 1,700 people in accessing local or national services.
                British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society, Canada

              • People with different disabilities on a rafting trip.

                A ‘buddy’ programme for travelers with and without disabilities

                Planet Abled provides accessible travel solutions and leisure excursions for people with various disabilities. It also matches people of different disabilities and offers a travel buddy programme in which (previously trained) people without disabilities and those with disabilities travel together, both as paying customers.
                Planet Abled, India

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                Accessible learning materials for students with visual impairments

                Young Power in Social Action is an organization employing nearly 2,000 people and 32 persons with disabilities (2016). In this specific project, 80% were persons with disabilities. It was to produce and distribute digital multimedia books, fully accessible e-books, and digital Braille books. By 2016 155 schoolbooks had been converted.
                YPSA - Young Power in Social Action, Bangladesh