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              • A person accompanying an individual on the wheelchair to a festival.

                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

              • 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

              • 166_Accessible London_City Bridge Trust_foto

                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

              • 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

              • A side view of a car. The passenger seat is turned 90 degrees and reaching out of the car, suggesting an accessbile way of entering the vehicle.

                IT-company funding an incubator programme for assistive technology start-ups

                "BIRAC– Social Alpha Quest for Assistive Technologies – supported by Mphasis" is an incubator programme for start-ups in India working on assistive technologies and innovative solutions for people with disabilities. In 2019, 14 start-ups were selected to receive free incubation support, direct funding, and mentoring.
                Mphasis, Ltd., BIRAC-Social Alpha Quest for Assistive Technologies – supported by Mphasis, India

              • Two persons using their mobility tricycles on a path in the woods.

                Making footpaths accessible for leisure and daily use

                The project began by conducting a survey of how accessible the current walking routes were. Each municipality then chose one trail to upgrade, focussing on those that started in central urban areas so people could easily access them. By 2017, 12 of the 18 municipalities have at least one footpath installed.
                County Governor of Telemark, Norway

              • A young woman is standing at a desk looking at a computer screen. The desk is height adjustable. In the background are an office chair and a modern design shelf.

                Service package for companies, substantially reducing cost of workplace adaption

                MiCase is a service that recommends and implements cost-effective workplace adjustments, such as training, ergonomic provisions, or assistive technology solutions, all of which can be provided by Microlink. In 2020, Microlink had 36 private and public clients for MiCase in the UK, US, and South Africa.
                Microlink PC Ltd, MiCase Workplace Adjustments Case Management, United Kingdom

              • The Italian president meets people with disability.

                A new set of provisions for the further implementation of inclusive education

                Decree No. 66 addresses the issue of inclusion in schools. It was introduced in 2017 and adapted in 2019. It will increase its focus on the evaluation of school inclusiveness, the training of staff, equipment, the promotion of inclusion groups and the improvement of the accessibility of school buildings.
                Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, Law 107/2015 – Good School Reform Act; Legislative decree 66/2017, Italy

              • All aspects of oral communication in daily life are made accessible. Furthermore SCOP Le Messageur offers transcription services for events, meetings, conferences, congresses, cultural events etc. with the transcriber on site or working remotely via the internet.

                SCOP Le Messageur offers simultaneous transcription of speech in French, in 15 other languages and in Braille. The transcribed text can be read on a PC screen, a mobile device or a screen installed in a meeting room. SCOP also advises on the accessibility of event locations and conducts training on safety in regard to venues.
                Le Messageur - Innovative Services for the Hearing Impaired, Oral communication made fully accessible, France

              • Accompanied by fellow hikers, two men and one women are pushing a single-wheel transport vehicle carrying a man with a physical disability up a sandy hiking trail.

                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