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              • 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

              • 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

              • Computer screen shot of a test questions with different colorful answer buttons.

                Online platform to prepare all students for final primary school exams

                The free online platform supports schoolchildren with and without disabilities in their preparation in mathematics and the Serbian language. The exam questions are available in various formats, along with functions in Easy Language and explanatory pictures. Since its launch in 2015, almost 4,000 school children have benefited.
                Mathematicial Society of Serbia, Final Exam, Serbia

              • A company employing 90 per cent persons with disabilities in online services

                Genashtim Innovative Learning Pte Ltd., GENASHTIM INNOVATIVE LEARNING, Singapore

              • The fully accessible art museum

                MoMA offers a variety of programmes and services to ensure the accessibility of the museum and its collection,including tours for visually impaired that provide the opportunity to touch and experience the art or programmes for visitors with dementia. Approximately 60,000 people made use of the offer from 2014 to 2016.
                MOMA - Museum of Modern Art, United States of America

              • A male middle-aged person standing in a field of green plants that reach his waist. He checks on one of the plants.

                Promoting self-employment in agriculture and aquaculture by training and microfinance

                DRRA’s ‘Jibika’ project supports people with disabilities in the rural districts of Sathkhira and Jhenaidah to run their own vegetable or crab farming businesses by providing training and microfinance. Between 2017 and mid-2020, 514 people with disabilities were involved in running their own businesses.
                DRRA - Disabled Rehabilitation and Research Association, JIBIKA, Bangladesh

              • SWIFT 9:2012 UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR ENERGY SUPPLIERS

                The "Standard SWiFT 9:2012 Universal Design for Energy Suppliers" and its respective toolkit has been the first standard worldwide, which provides clear guidance for energy suppliers to make their communications accessible. It includes all written, face-to-face, electronic or web-based communication.
                Commission for Energy Regulation, Accessible services for energy customers, Ireland

              • On the edge of a white table there stands a yellow and white information pack with a small white handle. Written on it are the words: "Accessibility standards and audit pack. Produced by Sightsavers."

                Toolkit and training to make health facilities in low-income countries more accessible

                The "Accessibility Standards and Audit Pack" was launched by the international NGO Sightsavers to assess the accessibility of health care facilities and to implement structural measures. The toolkit is freely available online, and is currently used in Bangladesh and several countries in Subsaharan Africa.
                Sightsavers, Accessibility Standards and Audit Pack, Bangladesh

              • 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

              • The professionalisation of empowerment

                Peer counsellors have their own experience of disability and advise similarly affected people to enable them to take control of their own lives at home, in the community and at work. For the first time in the world, the province of Upper Austria has established peer counselling as a social profession.
                Office of the Upper Austrian Provincial Government, Department of Social Affairs, The professionalisation of empowerment, Austria