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              • A young woman sits at a computer with her hands on the keyboard. Her head is turned slightly to smile at the camera.

                Technology centres offering accessible training in digital skills and career support

                The programme offers free and accessible online and in-person training in life, technical, and digital skills, partnering locally with potential employers and mentors. POETA DigiSpark has trained more than 4,000 people since starting in 2013, and has registered 200,000 visits to its seven technology centres.
                Trust for the Americas, POETA DigiSpark, Argentina

              • 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

              • 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

              • 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

              • Modeling ICT In Schools for Blind Learners Through Assistive Technology

                Using computers to support blind learners on all levels of education

                The objective of the project is to integrate assistive technology in the national education system, and thus ensure that assistive technology for people with visual impairment is available at the workplace and at all levels of education. Representatives from the identified proposed project areas were thoroughly involved in the planning process.
                Tanzania League of the Blind, Tanzania

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                AppHear is a mobile hearing aid to make information and communication accessible in supermarkets. It can easily be fitted as an accessory to shopping carts.

                AppHear is a tool that helps provide a clear understanding of acoustical information in shopping centres. The customer does not need to stand close to an information booth or carry a receiver since AppHear is attached directly to the shopping cart. The shopping centre does not need to install any additional technology or provide additional equipment.
                Bloom Hörakustik, Mobile hearing aid attachable to shopping carts, Austria

              • BLITAB Technology_PRA_Photo1

                A tablet that creates Braille, graphics, maps, and more

                BLITAB – the iPad for the blind as it is called also – is the first-ever Braille tablet, using a new liquid-based technology to create tactile relief that produces Braille, graphics, maps, etc., for the blind and partially sighted. From the very start, blind and visually impaired users were involved in the product development.
                BLITAB Technology Gmbh, Austria

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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

              • A man and a woman are at a desk with paperwork in front of them. The man is seated on the right of the picture wearing dark glasses. The woman is standing next to him and writing on a form.

                Lottery funds for employment support of people with hearing or visual disabilities

                People with hearing or visual impairments are supported in professional skills development and career planning by specialized trainers. Employers also receive staff training and other support. Since 2009, 703 people were hired as a result of the programme and 43 businesses have joined the NGO’s network.
                Committee for People Who Are Blind and Deaf in Guatemala, Labour Inclusion and Entrepreneurship Programme, Guatemala

              • A blind students plays an electronic piano. His teacher stands next to him and uses a mobile phone with the SM Music app. There is music equipment visible in the background of the room.

                Blind programmers developing free software for blind users

                In 2015 the Sao Mai Vocational & Assistive Technology Center for the Blind started developing software for blind users. By 2020 three products were released and are available free of charge: SM Braille, the Burmese TTS engine, and the SM Music Reader. The positive response is reflected in the increasing number of monthly downloads.
                Sao Mai Center for the Blind, Vocational and Assistive Technology Center for the Blind, Vietnam