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Enfranchising People with Disabilities in Zimbabwe
The program has sought to secure the inclusion of people with disabilities in Zimbabwe’s governance systems by advocating for their accessibility to polling stations. The program also aimed at ensuring proportional representation of people with disabilities in decision-making bodies or a quota system in employment.
Jairos Jiri Association, Zimbabwe
The fully accessible art museum
MoMA offers a variety of programmes and services to ensure the accessibility of the museum and its collection,including tours for visually impaired that provide the opportunity to touch and experience the art or programmes for visitors with dementia. Approximately 60,000 people made use of the offer from 2014 to 2016.
MOMA - Museum of Modern Art, United States of America
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
Guidelines for accessible elections in Europe
The outcomes of the ADAP project include developing recommendations for accessible elections in Europe – in both regular and easy-to-read versions in 21 languages – covering legislation, accessible information, support for decision-making etc. as well as collection of good practices from 27 European countries (in 3 languages).
Inclusion Europe, France
A Disability Card to Support Equal Access
The European Union launched an "EU Disability Card" pilot in 2016, which is a universally recognized way for people with disabilities to communicate their needs and access support. Finland is participating in the pilot. Between June and October 2018, over 4,000 people with disabilities have requested the card in Finland.
KVPS - Service Foundation for People with Intellectual Disability, EU Disability Card Implementation, Finland
An app reviewing the accessibility of locations by user’s “yes” and “no”
Access Earth discovered that a simple yes or no answer provides much more clarity than an elaborate three-star rating. One of the main focuses of the website and the app is to create an element of ease in the rating process. This allows users to make a quick, yet valuable, rating of a venue with the option to add any comments.
Access Earth, Ireland
Accessible London funds work that improves access to buildings of the civil society and increases disabled people's participation in arts and sporting opportunities.
The Accessible London program allows voluntary and community organisations to get free advice and funding for improving accessibility to their buildings and services. This program provides funding for access consultancy, specialist disability staff, disability training, physical and sensory building improvements.
City Bridge Trust, Providing access to buildings of civil society, United Kingdom
Buddy service for jointly attending cultural events
The organization originally developed from an online music magazine (New Metal Media), which provided information about accessible cultural events. Its European-wide buddy service is free of charge and allows persons with disabilities to enjoy events accompanied by a like-minded companion.
Inklusion Muss Laut Sein UG, Germany
Announce your visit and special request to stores and public services
Using iBeacon and other technologies and accessibility features of regular smartphones, people with disabilities can specify their service need, such as a barrier-free entry or support and guidance and recipients can plan and prepare for the visit. From July 2017 to June 2018 1,000 people downloaded the app.
Neatebox, “Welcome by Neatebox” App, United Kingdom
Model for accessible parks and nature spaces going international
The Senderismo sin Limites programme was initiated by Fundacion Eres, an NGO from Chile, to ensure that hiking and natural areas can be used by people with disabilities. The programme includes training for tourism professionals, self-assessment tools, improvement plans, and single-wheeled transport vehicles.
Fundación Eres, Senderismo sin Limites (Hiking Without Limits), Chile