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              • The right to a personal assistance budget

                The personal assistance budget (PAB) covers 100% of service costs, and enables individuals themselves to purchase self-directed personal assistance services from public and private entities. Notably, the policy has created a demand-driven market for personal assistance where providers compete for customers.
                Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, THE ACT CONCERNING SUPPORT AND SERVICE TO PERSONS WITH CERTAIN FUNCTIONAL IMPAIRMENTS & THE ASSISTANCE BENEFIT ACT, Sweden

              • 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

              • 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

              • Returning children to their families and an inclusive environment

                Based on an inclusive policy and the programme, children with disabilities were allowed to leave residential care and return to their communities while receiving education in a mainstream school. Between 2007 and 2013 the number of children in institutions could be reduced from more than 11,500 to less than 4,000.
                Lumos Foundation Moldova, Moldova

              • Video teching political-related signs.

                Capturing and distributing critical election-related sign language

                With the "Electoral Sign Language Lexicon" IFES captures critical election-related sign language vocabulary. For explanation there are books, the Internet and an app. Train-the-trainer workshops are also available. Over 300 books have been distributed and the app has been downloaded more than 500 times.
                IFES - International Foundation for Electoral Systems, Electoral Sign Language Lexicon, Libya

              • A person with a physical disability who casted his vote in Burma.

                A step-by-step toolkit to monitor voter participation

                IFES developed a methodology whereby people with disabilities and their organizations are trained as official observers and use checklists to collect data on access to the electoral process. As of 2018, 13 countries had employed the IFES’s methodology, resulting in the formation of a free-to-download Election Access Observation Toolkit.
                IFES - International Foundation for Electoral Systems, Election Access Observation Toolkit, Indonesia

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                Living alone with individualized support

                API developed models of community-based services, such as "organized housing" and specialized foster family care, to enable children and adults with intellectual disabilities to move from large residential institutions to a life in the community. In 2003, "organised housing" was introduced by law as a new type of service.
                Association for Promoting Inclusion, Croatia

              • There is a long rectangular table with five young people sitting on each side and one person at the head. A laptop and training materials are on the table. Most people are smiling.

                Vocational training and micro-financing for young people with disabilities

                The project offers accessible vocational training and management courses as well as mentorship and access to microfinance. Between 2018 and 2020, the project delivered over 50 training courses for 400 participants, 200 people with disabilities found employment, and 23 small businesses were created.
                LUPD - Lebanese Union for People with Physical Disabilities, Improving Socio-economic Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Bekaa and South Lebanon, Lebanon

              • An office setting, in which two women wearing transparent face masks, stand in front of a white and green wall with a lettering saying "Inter. between people and environment" in dutch.

                NGO supporting the government with an accessible response to the pandemic

                The Belgian NGO Inter has developed measures to address the isolation of people with disabilities during the pandemic. These include guidelines for social distancing and accessibility of vaccination centres as well as the online platform Circuit Sortie, which brings together both people with and without disabilities for activities in small groups.
                Inter Vlaanderen, Fighting Isolation During the Pandemic, Belgium

              • The Home from Home Apartment offers fully accessible accommodation with aids and appliances to persons with physical and sensory disabilities and their families. It offers independent living in a non-clinical setting for short breaks and general health appointments in Dublin.

                Home from Home is a non-clinical setting offering persons with disabilities and their families the chance to stay overnight without having to stay at the hospital. The apartment was designed by persons with disabilities. It offers ceiling track hoists in the bedrooms and provides a fully equipped kitchen and a lounge area.
                Muscular Dystrophy UK, Changing Places Consortium, Staying away from home in a non-clinical setting, Ireland