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              • A young girl appearing to have a physical disability seated in a specialized couch laughing with two African women.

                Digital-based support group for parents of children with disabilities

                The Parent Network is a community-based support group for parents of children with disabilities, accessible through a dedicated app but also in person through designated volunteers. Launched in 2020 by Shonaquip Social Enterprise from South Africa, it already had some 1,000 participants in 2022.
                Shonaquip Social Enterprise, Parent Network, South Africa

              • Blind students walk behind each other, while holding sticks during a emergency procedures training.

                Teaching students with disabilities to manage risks associated with natural disasters

                RET Americas has developed inclusive learning methodologies to integrate disaster risk reduction and management (DRR&M) as a topic in public schools, introducing curricula and exercises specifically for students with disabilities. Since 2015, more than 4,000 young people with disabilities have taken part in the project.
                RET International - Protection through Education, Inclusive school safety in Panama (disasters and natural hazards awareness), Panama

              • A young woman sits behind a sewing machine, which is placed on a large table. She is feeding material through the machine and looking at the camera and smiling. Crutches lean on the table beside her.

                National guideline to make vocational training centres fully accessible

                Published in 2019, the guideline is the first document in Ethiopia to set out measures for the equal participation of people with disabilities in "technical and vocational education and training" (TVET). By 2020, more than 30 government institutions have implemented the directive.
                Ethiopian Federal TVET Agency, Guideline for inclusion of people with disabilities, Ethiopia

              • Employment in the open labour market for persons with Down syndrome

                The Down Syndrome Association is a charity organization dedicated to change the public perception of persons with Down syndrome and to create an equal opportunity atmosphere. From 2014 to 2016, the Job Coaching Supported Employment programme provided employment opportunities for 30 persons with Down syndrome.
                Down Syndrome Association, Job Coaching Supported Employment programme, Turkey

              • Standards for physical accessibility

                Between 2009 and 2015 seven laws and decrees have been passed in support of persons with disabilities. Law 4.934/13, for example, mandates that all public and private spaces must be accessible to people with disabilities. The private sector is incentivised by fiscal benefits rather than obligations.
                Saraki Foundation, Paraguay – Saraki Foundation & USAID – Seven laws improving accessibility standards, Paraguay

              • Two men use technical support by Exper, enjoying themselves and being guided by a man.

                People with intellectual disabilities train peers to use digital media and ICT

                PIKSL Mobil is a peer-to-peer teaching approach. People with intellectual disabilities are trained in the use of digital technology and in training other people. Equipped with technical equipment, these trainers then teach other persons with disabilities and seniors living in residential facilities to use digital media independently.
                PIKSL - Living in the community gGmbH, PIKSL Mobil, Germany

              • Online platform on community-based services

                Through an online database the project brings together – and shares information among – existing and new community-based service providers in Serbia for young people with disabilities in three areas: education, employment, and social protection. In 2015 the project’s web portal was visited by up to 1,000 persons per month.
                Youth with Disabilities Forum Serbia, Serbia

              • A young woman sits at a computer with her hands on the keyboard. Her head is turned slightly to smile at the camera.

                Technology centres offering accessible training in digital skills and career support

                The programme offers free and accessible online and in-person training in life, technical, and digital skills, partnering locally with potential employers and mentors. POETA DigiSpark has trained more than 4,000 people since starting in 2013, and has registered 200,000 visits to its seven technology centres.
                Trust for the Americas, POETA DigiSpark, Argentina

              • Moving step-by-step towards an inclusive university

                DoBuS supports students with disabilities to graduate and implements structural changes based on the experiences gained in the counselling service with the aim of reducing as far as possible the extra work that students with disabilities have to master.In 2014, more than 300 students and 100 applicants with disability were counselled per semester.
                University of Dortmund, Germany

              • Preventing bullying in English schools

                A variety of resources have been developed to raise awareness at English schools. These include materials on how to challenging offensive language, a language guide, and a history of disability harassment and bullying. The tools are now available for all students, parents, and teachers on the Anti-Bullying Alliance website.
                World of Inclusion, United Kingdom