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Inclusive evacuation strategies following a tsunami, earthquake, or volcano eruption
Forum Komunikasi Masyarakat Berkebutuhan Khusus Aceh is a forum of various disabled people organizations in the in Aceh province, an tsunami and earthquake affected region. From 2015 to 2017, the organization trained 296 persons with disabilities, and 965 have participated in three disaster evacuation simulations.
FKM BKA - Forum of Community with Special Needs Aceh, Indonesia
Promoting innovative assistive technologies internationally
The project has created and developed a set of affordable open source tools that enable people with physical disabilities to use computers and smartphones easily. The tools are provided as construction kits during hands-on workshops, demonstrations are given on how to use and build the tools on a local basis.
University of Applied Sciences Technikum Vienna, Austria
Regular sign language TV programme on the topics of welfare and community
Sign Language Talks Welfare is a regional monthly TV programme in Japan with sign language interpretation, provided by Okayama Broadcasting. It informs the deaf community and is produced mainly by deaf people themselves. Launched in 1993, the programme is financed entirely by advertising and does not need subsidies.
OHK - Okayama Broadcasting Co., Ltd, Sign Language Talks Welfare Program, Japan
Accessible mail pick-up-stations for people with visual impairments
Österreichische Post, Austria’s leading logistics and postal service provider, introduced an accessible pick-up service for blind customers in 2019 for items that cannot be delivered to their homes. In 2020 the service was extended to all 479 pick-up stations in the country.
Austrian Post AG, Accessible pick-up-stations, Austria
How to teach students with and without disabilities equally
Groups of Students with and without disabilities are taught together using the same curriculum and beeing subject to the same academic criteria. Students with disabilities are supported by facility adaptation, specialized materials and equipment, counselling, as well as training for teachers and staff.
Technological University of Santa Catarina, Mexico
Using Theatre in Schools to Address Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities
Theatre practitioner Augosto Boal developed Forum Theatre in Brazil in the 1970s in which scenes portray incidents of social injustice that are relevant to the audience. Keystone Moldova uses the Forum Theatre method in schools and kindergartens to increase awareness of discrimination and its impact.
Keystone Human Services International - Moldova Association, Forum Theatre, Moldova
Funding a national disability information centre
"Info-Handicap" is a national disability information and meeting centre, founded by 16 disability organizations. While the idea for such a centre came from the Ministry of Family Affairs, Integration, and for the Greater Region, which also financially supports it, Info-Handicap is under the full control of its disability member organizations.
Info-Handicap Luxembourg asbl., FUNDING AGREEMENT FOR A NATIONAL DISABILITY INFORMATION AND MEETING CENTER BETWEEN INFO- HANDICAP AND THE GOVERNMENT, Luxembourg
One children’s book in nine accessible formats
The project promotes the concept of inclusion through book workshops for children, teachers, and educators allowing children aged 7 to 11 years to experience inclusion in a sensory and playful way. The main feature is the children's book "Sonhos do Dia" (Dreams of the Day), which is presented in nine diverse and accessible formats.
WVA Editoria - Accessible Publishing, Brazil
Adding universal design in ICT student curricula
The project uses active learning approaches to ensure that all students studying technology gain knowledge on the universal design of ICT. Active learning involves student-centred teaching methods and adaptive and individualized support. At the graduate level universal design is a requirement for all technology students
Oslo and Akershus University, Norway
Support for students with disabilities
The "Institute Integriert Studieren" is a teaching and research facility for accessibility and assisted technologies and a support centre for students with disabilities. Preparing graduates with disabilities for employment is considered an essential element. The measures aimed at students are supplemented by a mentoring system.
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Support for students with disabilities, Austria