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              • Employing people on the autism spectrum and hiring them out as consultants

                Passwerk recruits people from the autism spectrum as consultants, places them in a suitable job, and offers them long-term job coaching. Passwerk consultants are specialized in IT services. In 2020 the company employed more than 120 consultants, and it has worked with more than 200 clients since 2008.
                Passwerk, Passwerk, Belgium

              • The right to youth education

                The law enables young people with special needs to attain personal, social and vocational competencies through a three-year youth education. The training is based on a person-centred curriculum. It can take place in different schools or in the form of work experiences, and is completed with a certificate.
                Danish Ministry of Children and Education, The right to youth education, Denmark

              • The Unlocking Potentials programme contributes to improving the living conditions of persons with disabilities in Lebanon and supports them in accessing formal employment through vocational training. It provides comprehensive support for jobseekers, job opportunities in public and private sectors and a pilot scheme for income generation.
                LPHU - Lebanese Physical Handicapped Union, Economic and social inclusion, Lebanon

              • A certification scheme creates jobs for people with intellectual disabilities

                Descúbreme Foundation developed a pilot project to certify the education of students with intellectual disabilities with the appropriate authority. Ten students were selected, eight of them passed the exam and found a regular job. Project staff provided support during the first six months of to ensure a smooth transition.
                Fundación Descúbreme, Providing certification for secondary education and vocational training, Chile

              • In Haifan, Taiz, a deaf trainer teaches some 30 women with hearing impairments how to sign. © Al Saeeda Association

                Employment and inclusion of rural girls with hearing impairments

                Women with hearing disabilities from rural areas receive training and education to ensure their participation in the job market. Informing families and communities about the needs and issues of these women leads to greater understanding and inclusion, which in turn helps to empower them economically and socially.
                Al Saeeda Society for the Care and Rehabilitation of Deaf Girls in Yemen, Yemen

              • Placing teachers with disabilities in regular schools

                The programme places teachers with disabilities in regular schools, supported by assistant teachers. While the focus was initially on visually impaired people, the initiative has now been extended and reaches out to persons with other disabilities as well. Between 2014 and 2016 more than 34 jobs were created.
                Lesothian Ministry of Education and Training, Lesotho

              • People sit in the audience or behind a desk in a circle, developing an app during a public workshop.

                Improving research and training on urban accessibility and Universal Design

                The project involves publishing research on Universal Design, improving the curricula and training of planners and surveyors undertaking university study, plus assessing cities on accessibility criteria. As of 2019, two studies and one paper have been published, and four university courses have been modified.
                University of Belgrade, Faculty of Architecture, Teaching Universal Design, Serbia

              • A bank uses its networks to create career options for persons with visual impairments

                A Corporate Advisory Council was formed of managers who help to create jobs and promote the employability of people with visual impairments. Local NGOs created an integrated platform to improve the listing and hiring process. Between 2013 and 2016, 388 people were supported and 250 were successfully employed.
                Standard Chartered Bank, Taiwan, Project “Seeing is Believing”, Taiwan

              • Training professional baristas in the Caribbean

                Deaf Can! Coffee is a social enterprise founded in 2015 that engages deaf young people and equips them with the knowledge and confidence to operate a sustainable coffee venture. Once the candidates complete training, they are employed in the café, but also work upon request for mobile coffee stations.
                Deaf Can! Coffee, Jamaica

              • Children in school uniforms walk outside, grapping each other by the shoulders to be leaded back to the classroom.

                Converting special schools into Inclusive Education centres

                In 2018 CBM, in partnership with the Jairos Jiri Association, began converting three special schools into Inclusive Education centres. Each centre has a specific focus and serves also as an education platform on inclusion for local governments, companies, and schools while working closely with the community.
                CBM - Christoffel Blind Mission International, Inclusive Educational Centres in Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe