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              • VbA Independent Living

                Persons with disabilities employing their assistants

                In this employer model councillors who are themselves persons with disabilities accompany and support their peers. All decisions are made by the persons with disabilities. To this end, VbA offers a payroll accounting service, an internet-based platform for assistance, and a travelling service for wheelchair users.
                Independent Living e.V. Munich, Germany

              • Ablethrive user surfing the website.

                Creating a Community of People with Paralysis

                AbleThrive has created a website that provides a wealth of information for people with paralysis and their families. Additionally, the organization host events and campaigns. From 2015 to 2018, AbleThrive has built a network of more than 240 partner organizations worldwide called AbleThrive allies to foster collaboration.
                Ablethrive, United States of America

              • A happy child with physical disabilities thanks to Mobiloo A picture inside the mobile toilet.

                The first mobile bathroom for people with complex physical disabilities

                Mobiloo – a Northern Irish social enterprise active throughout Ireland and the United Kingdom – has created the first mobile bathroom for people with complex physical disabilities at outdoor events. In addition to a clean toilet, Mobiloo bathrooms provide changing tables, hoists, and adequate space for large wheelchairs and/or a personal assistant.
                AccessoLoo, Disability Pride Belfast & Vehicles for Change, United Kingdom

              • Co-creating New Regulations with Local Governments

                After Fundación Discapacidad y Desarrollo had identified the needs of disabled people in the province of Loja together with with local organizations and representatives, some changes were implemented at the local level. One result of the legislation is that 480 people with disabilities have now set up small businesses
                Disability and Development Foundation, Ecuador

              • Changing a whole country´s approach on children´s institutions

                Together with the Moldovan Government, Lumos has promoted an integrated policy and programme of deinstitutionalisation. Since launching the programme in 2007, the number of children in institutions has dropped by 86 per cent and since 2010, more than 6,000 children have been admitted to inclusive mainstream school.
                Lumos Foundation, Moldova

              • 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

              • Volunteers helping the elderly carrying bags in the market every Friday.

                Providing Meaningful Volunteer Work for Students with Disabilities

                "Volunteering for a Change" arranges trainings and provides briefings on how to manage volunteers with disabilities. The partners develop relevant roles for youth with special needs so that volunteers can have meaningful placements. By 2018, Volunteering for a Change had trained some 200 students and 500 professionals.
                JDC Israel - Israel Unlimited, Volunteering for a Change, Israel

              • We are on a platform of a train station. One of the train conductors is standing by as a man with an electric wheelchair calmly exits the train over a long silver ramp, followed by another passenger.

                Regional railway company becoming accessible and a role model for the whole country

                LKA, the railroad company of the Łódź region in Poland, launched a comprehensive accessibility programme, including online sign language interpreters and induction loops on trains. Other rail companies are following suit, and representatives of the LKA are involved in developing national guidelines.
                Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna, Railway accessibility in Łódź, Poland

              • Competition among students for innovative devices and software

                UNIKATE is a competition among a wide variety of students to solve every-day problems of persons with disabilities and the elderly. UNIKATE’s mission is to use their creative potential to invent tools and devices that support the specific needs, with the goal of constructing prototypes of the most promising ideas.
                Austrian Council for the Disabled, Unikate Ideenwettbewerb, Austria