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Training and placing the vulnerable in Chile
The programme supports financially particularly disadvantaged women, young people and people with disabilities on their way into the labour market through skills training, supported employment, and labour intermediation. In 2016, 5,235 people with disabilities were given the opportunity to receive training.
Chilean National Training and Employment Service, More Capable Programme of 2014-2018 National Training and Employment Service (SENCE), Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Chile, Chile
Collection of digital and technical solutions for universally designed workplaces
The Nordic Welfare Centre’s programme named Future of Working Life identifies and provides solutions in 18 technology areas that have the potential to improve the situation of people with disabilities in the labour market. The main target groups are employers, employees, and experts in the open labour market.
Nordic Welfare Centre, The Future of Working Life, Denmark
How to support your embassies in producing captioned videos
The Department of State produces or owns nearly 20,000 videos per year in more than 70 languages on a huge range of topics. Using cloud services, the DOS has been able to make the process of captioning videos easier. DOS can now caption live video in two languages, and pre-recorded video in over 70 languages.
US Department of State, Global Video Captioning Program, United States of America
A three-year vocational training programme for students with intellectual disabilities
The "Diploma in Working Skills" is a three-year programme for people with learning difficulties to develop employment skills. Both professional and social competences are taught during the training. The programme takes place on the university campus and students have access to all extracurricular activities on site.
Andres Bello University, Socio-labour training programme in a university setting, Chile
Training museum professionals in the Western Balkans to improve access to their buildings, collections and activities for persons with disabilities and enabling positive participation while challenging negative stereotypes.
Training for professionals working in museums are at the heart of the project. A information and education program is also provided to raise awareness for the persons with disabilities. Children and adults are welcomed as visitors and take part in various activities which enable them to experience their cultural heritage.
Cultural Heritage without Borders, Communicating art in the Western Balkans, Sweden
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
Strengthening the independent living movement through training and free legal advice
The PROPEDIF programme is made up of three services: Promotion of Rights, Orientation and Judicial Assistance, and the Honduran Independent Living Movement (MOVIH). By the end of 2018, 192 people with disabilities will have received rights training, attended camps on independent living, and have received legal guidance.
PREPACE - Cerebral Palsy Rehabilitation Program, PROPEDIF, Honduras
Accessible books for vision-impaired students using Android technology
As part of ELECTS (Enhancing Learning Capabilities of Students with Print and Visual Disabilities) ADRAD has adopted the playback function of Android devices and produced an orientation toolkit for easy usage. The aim is to enable students with visual impairments in Nepal to use free digital books based on DAISY and Epub.
Action on Disability Rights And Development-Nepal, Nepal
Global accessibility and inclusion programme of a multinational pharmaceutical company
The Access Lilly programme was initiated in 2020 by the multinational pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly to establish and implement a disability-friendly corporate culture throughout the company. The initial four work areas like accessibility, ICT and communications were expanded to include human resources and procurement.
Eli Lilly, Access Lilly, United States of America
Training Young Leaders in Accessibility and Inclusion
Through its Accessibility Promotion Agents programme Escola de Gente trains young people with and without disabilities living in favelas as mediators for the rights of people with disabilities. The certified training provides skills that also increase their chances of finding employment. Between 2011 and 2017, 252 young people were trained.
Escola de Gente - Communication in inclusion, Accessibility Promotion Agents, Brazil