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A worldwide online library of good practices in Inclusive Education
DIVERSA serves as a "resource bank" on inclusive education for educators, policy makers and other stakeholders. The website includes disability data, policies, and strategies as well as stories and articles. Although it is available in Portuguese only, DIVERSA has had users from more than 100 countries.
Rodrigo Mendes Institute, DIVERSA, Brazil
A ‘buddy’ programme for travelers with and without disabilities
Planet Abled provides accessible travel solutions and leisure excursions for people with various disabilities. It also matches people of different disabilities and offers a travel buddy programme in which (previously trained) people without disabilities and those with disabilities travel together, both as paying customers.
Planet Abled, India
Collaborative Creation of the Ten-Year Action Plan
The Plan for Inclusion is the result of extensive community consultations involving up to 1,150 people and leading to 4,500 proposals. These will be addressed by advisory groups, which include people with disabilities, their families, employers, financial institutions, non-profit organizations, and the technology and business sectors.
British Columbia Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, Canada
Making training centres accessible
With the advice of Light for the World, Young Africa Mozambique has adapted their already existing training schedules by reducing the barriers to enable young people with disabilities to study with their peers. Two new accessible hostels were constructed to accommodate 128 young people, one existing hostel was renovated.
Young Africa, Mozambique
Open space to invent and make tailor-made technical aids for persons with disabilities
My Human Kit is a private association and a pioneer in the production of low-cost technical aids based on Open Source. Since the opening of the first 'Humanlab' in the French city of Rennes in 2016, Humanlab has enabled the production of more than 100 technical aids and welcomed more than 1,500 people.
My Human Kit, Humanlab, a Fablab dedicated to disabilities, France
Mobile App Providing Captioning and Audio Description in Cinemas
Film distributors provide Greta & Starks with an audio description and subtitles for films that are showing in cinemas and the company uploads these to the free GRETA app, which people can then use in cinemas without needing special equipment. Over 30,000 people used the app between 2014 and 2018, and 80 to 100 films are added each year.
Greta & Starks Apps, GRETA App, Germany
A voluntary certificate for organizations willing to commit to CSR and disability
CSR-D is the first certificate on disability endorsed by people with disabilities themselves. The certificate is structured in 7 categories with 19 indicators. Employment of people with disabilities is a central element. 2012 to 2016 nine external auditors with disabilities were licensed and 134 companies were certified.
Bequal Foundation, Bequal Certificate on Corporate Social Responsibility and Disability (CSR-D), Spain
A rights-based approach for young people to have a place in mainstream classrooms
The Inclusive Education Policy, implemented in 2018, is designed to ensure that all children and young people in Queensland attend their local state school. Each institution is allocated appropriate resources and funding. Individual support during implementation is provided by regional inclusion coaches.
Queensland Department of Education, Inclusive Education Policy, Australia
Training civil servants in the Israeli legal system to provide more inclusive legal services
The Accessible Legal Services for People with Disabilities program was launched by the Israeli Ministry of Justice and JDC-Israel Unlimited, together with operating partner Israel Elwyn to train lawyers and representatives from the legal system on how to improve their services for people with intellectual or mental disabilities.
Israeli Ministry of Justice, Accessible Legal Services for Persons with Disabilities, Israel
Comprehensive programme to make a university accessible for all students
The Higher Education for All programme was introduced in 2014 at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to provide equal access to higher education for people with disabilities. Measures include adaptations to the built environment, curriculums, books, and the admissions process. In 2020 the University had 1,078 students with disabilities.
King Abdulaziz University, Higher Education for All, Saudi Arabia