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              • A hand is holding an iphone in which a message is shown saying: "Someone needs your help. A blind or visually impaired person is calling for help."

                Smartphone app connecting visually impaired users in need with supportive volunteers

                Be My Eyes, a Danish start-up company with headquarters in San Francisco, California, introduced a free app that connects blind and low-vision people with sighted volunteers. The app consists of a two-way audio and one-way video feed that allows the sighted volunteer to be the eyes of the blind user.
                Be My Eyes, Be My Eyes, Denmark

              • ICT solution for people with reduced mobility to use public transport

                "App&Town Compagnon" is an app that allows people with reduced mobility to use public transport autonomously. The app was developed by Mass Factory Urban Accessible Mobility from Barcelona, Spain, and includes route planning, personalized guidance and assistance.
                Mass Factory Urban Accessible Mobility, S.L., App&Town Compagnon, Spain

              • A Sign Language App, Dictionary and Learning Tool

                The FingerTalk app for the first time digitized South African sign language dictionary and made it available for free. The app is designed as a self-learning tool and enables users to share SASL signs via social media and the messenger service WhatsApp. Until mid-2018, more than 4,000 users have downloaded the app.
                Wigital, FingerTalk, South Africa

              • A blind students plays an electronic piano. His teacher stands next to him and uses a mobile phone with the SM Music app. There is music equipment visible in the background of the room.

                Blind programmers developing free software for blind users

                In 2015 the Sao Mai Vocational & Assistive Technology Center for the Blind started developing software for blind users. By 2020 three products were released and are available free of charge: SM Braille, the Burmese TTS engine, and the SM Music Reader. The positive response is reflected in the increasing number of monthly downloads.
                Sao Mai Center for the Blind, Vocational and Assistive Technology Center for the Blind, Vietnam

              • 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

              • Analysing the whole policy framework to identify barriers towards inclusion

                SWIFT provides a package of tools to support schools in analysing policies that are relevant to transform them towards Inclusive Education. The process looks at state statutes, funding principles, professional development and much more. The goals is to improve the academic and behavioural outcomes of all children.
                TASH - Disability Advocacy, United States of America

              • Inclusive Education for Cambodian children who are blind or deaf

                The project offers extra classes for children with visual or hearing impairments to enable them to attend mainstream schools. During the extra lessons students are prepared to follow regular classes by making use of special learning materials in Braille and sign language. The project also created the Khmer Braille and Khmer Sign Language.
                Krousar Thmey Foundation, Cambodia

              • Whole class of children with hearing impairments smile and pose for their class picture.

                Sign bilingual education from infancy to secondary school

                Deaf and hearing students study together in the same classroom, receiving sign language and oral instructions simultaneously. The courses are available in signed and spoken languages, using Hong Kong Sign Language, Cantonese, Mandarin, and English. In 2019, 124 deaf children enrolled in the programme.
                Chinese University of Hong Kong, Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies, Sign Bilingualism and Co-enrolment in Deaf Education Programme, China

              • Three young girls in wheel chairs are ready to get pushed by three girls standing behind them at the start of a race.

                Supporting school enrolment of girls with disabilities

                STEP identified 220 girls with disabilities for school enrolment and provided 180 of them with assistive devices. The project was implemented with the support of parent-teacher councils and school representatives in two districts. STEP also trained 90 teachers in methods for teaching children with disabilities.
                STEP - Special Talent Exchange Program, Girl Enrollment Programme, Pakistan

              • A tour guide in front of many Renaissance paintings gives a tour to visiters, who are sitting or standing in a big exibition room of the Staatlichen Museum Schwerin.

                Training people with disabilities to be museum guides

                Capito Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, together with the Staatliches Museum Schwerin, has developed a course that trains people with disabilities as art mediators. The course not only teaches art history, but also skills in dealing in dealing and communicating with different visitors or in handling difficult situations.
                capito Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, New Ways to Art, Germany