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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

              • Low Cost Technology_PRA_Photo1

                Low-cost technology for young people with vision impairment

                This project offers various free services to the blind, including Inclusive Education, a higher education programme, and vocational and career training. It also develops low-tech teaching devices, such as drawing kits, flash cards, and apps that can be downloaded. In 2014, 262 children and juveniles participated in project activities.
                Nhat Hong Center for The Blind and Visually Impaired, Vietnam

              • "Proefwonen" – fast access to affordable homes

                Through "Proefwonen", housing and social service providers collaborate to facilitate rental access for people with intellectual disabilities or mental health problems. A steering group matches available housing with the candidate-tenants through a consensus process. 24 candidate-tenants have entered the program over a period of three years.
                Zennevalley Home Furnishings, Belgium

              • Voices of Pacific Children with Disabilities_PRA_Photo1

                Giving a voice to children with disabilities

                The project seeks to develop a simple and effective method for children with disabilities to express or communicate their life priorities and human rights issues. Therefore project team developed a set of inclusive tools to overcome barriers in verbal or oral communication and made these available on the project website.
                Deakin University, Australia

              • Youth transition programme

                The Youth Transition Program (YTP) is a collaborative school-to-work transition programme that serves young adults with disabilities statewide in Oregon, USA. The purpose of YTP is to prepare young adults for employment or career-related post-secondary education. YTP is jointly funded by local schools and Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation.
                University of Oregon, Youth transition programme, United States of America

              • Personal Ombudsman Japanese study visit to PO-Skåne

                Personal Ombudsmen Enhance Self-Determination

                Personal ombudsmen (POs) assist individuals with psychosocial disabilities in taking control of their own situation. In 2017 the organization employed a self-determination coordinator (referred to as a BISAM) charged with working alongside POs in group homes; and in that year the POs served more than 600 people.
                PO Skåne - Personal ombudsman in Skåne, Sweden

              • Two children playing together on the sandbox.

                Accessible equipment for children´s playgrounds

                MagikMe is a social enterprise founded by five parents of children with disabilities. Together with a group of experts, they created a range of playground equipment that allows children with disabilities to get out of their pushchairs and wheelchairs and join in the play. By 2017 the equipment had been installed in more than 40 playgrounds.
                MagikMe Inclusive Play, Hungary

              • 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

              • Providing a university experience for persons with intellectual disabilities

                The Inclusive Education Program at the University of Sydney is a pilot providing a university experience for participants in a range of studies of their choice, with students participating in regular lectures and tutorials as well as attending one-on-one tutorials and receiving peer mentoring for added support.
                The Centre for Disability Studies, Australia

              • A male and female trainer are at the front of a classroom, which has individual computers on each desk. Five participants sit at the computers, watching the trainers.

                Training people with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities for ICT jobs

                TAP was designed for people with mental, emotional, or cognitive disabilities. It includes technological education, training of soft skills, and the placement of people as qualified IT specialists. Since its launch in 2011, TAP has trained more than 150 adults, 74 per cent of whom were successfully placed.
                itworks, Technology Accessibility Program (TAP), Israel