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              • A colorful dressed woman is teaching sign language in front of a blackboard with drawings at the Teacher's training class.

                Large-scale campaign to identify and enrol children with disabilities in Senegal

                APPEHL follows a multilevel approach to make mainstream schools more inclusive. For children and parents, the programme includes awareness raising measures and training in dealing with impairments. For schools, learning materials are adapted and teachers are trained by teachers from the special education sector.
                Humanity & Inclusion Senegal, Full Participation of Children with Disabilities in Education Programme (APPEHL), Senegal

              • A project participant draws Comics, while being supported by a peer support woman

                Grassroots self-advocacy for children through self-created comics

                Grassroots Comics enables children with disabilities to express their personality and opinions through hand-drawn comics. The children receive four days of training and then draw their own story on paper. Each year, more than 1,000 Grassroots Comics are created by children with disabilities in India.
                CHAI - Catholic Health Association of India, Grassroots Comics, India

              • Teacher sits in a circle with her students, while teaching them with low cost learning materials like colorful buttons.

                Empowering non-formal schools in slum areas

                The Action Foundation (TAF) is a youth-led NGO supporting children with physical disabilities and their families. In 2015, TAF launched the project targeting low-cost, non-formal schools in poor residential neighbourhoods. Since 2015, more than 1,600 children with and without disabilities have benefitted from the project.
                The Action Foundation Kenya, Promoting Early Childhood Care and Education, Kenya

              • Finnish anti-bullying programme for schools going international

                With KiVa Anti-Bullying, the University of Turku has developed a comprehensive, research-based programme to reduce the spread and negative consequences of bullying in secondary schools. The programme has been used in schools nationwide since 2009 and was also available in six other countries in 2016.
                University of Turku, Finland

              • Girls in violet uniforms sit in several rows in front of the blackboard during class.

                Training teachers in inclusive techniques and learning materials

                Regional Action for Inclusive Education (RAISE) works with local NGO partners that act as regional resource centres for inclusive education. These centres promote the participation of children with disabilities in 78 government primary schools and are to become autonomous centres of expertise on Inclusive Education.
                Light for the World Austria, RAISE Project, India

              • "Proefwonen" – fast access to affordable homes

                Through "Proefwonen", housing and social service providers collaborate to facilitate rental access for people with intellectual disabilities or mental health problems. A steering group matches available housing with the candidate-tenants through a consensus process. 24 candidate-tenants have entered the program over a period of three years.
                Zennevalley Home Furnishings, Belgium

              • Peer counselling as an approved profession

                With the help of the regional Independent Living Centre, Upper Austria introduced peer counselling as a social profession in 2008, and it remains the only region to do so worldwide. Since 2009 more than 70 professionals have been certified. In 2014, 76 peer counsellors offered up to 1,320 hours of service per week.
                Austrian Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection, AMENDMENT OF THE SOCIAL PROFESSIONS ACT, Austria

              • De-Institutionalisation and Community Living since 1980

                Since 1980 the city of Trieste has closed psychiatric hospitals and set up a network of 24-hour community mental health centres capable of dealing with the most severe conditions and of supporting clients in their daily life. In 2015 the Trieste DMH managed 4 community mental health centres, each with 4–8 beds.
                WHO - World Health Organisation, Collaborating Centre for Research and Training, Italy

              • BC disability consultation 2014 public consultation.

                Collaborative Creation of the Ten-Year Action Plan

                The Plan for Inclusion is the result of extensive community consultations involving up to 1,150 people and leading to 4,500 proposals. These will be addressed by advisory groups, which include people with disabilities, their families, employers, financial institutions, non-profit organizations, and the technology and business sectors.
                British Columbia Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, Canada

              • Personal Ombudsmen in Sweden

                In Sweden a nationwide system of Personal Ombudsmen provides support in decision-making for persons with severe mental or psychosocial disabilities. POs assist individuals, identify care needs, but they have no medical responsibility, nor do they make any decisions in the capacity of an authority.
                Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, ESTABLISHING A NATIONWIDE SYSTEM OF PERSONAL OMBUDSMEN, Sweden