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              • Children learning a song with their parents.

                Bilingual Classes Supporting Families to Learn Sign Language Together

                Using a team of one person who is deaf and one who can hear, kinderhände offers bilingual classes in German and ÖGS to children aged six months to 14 years and their families. It also has an online platform for families to use at home, and has developed teacher-training modules to support ÖGS use in schools.
                kinderhaende e.V., Austria

              • Blind voter counts and selects political subject during mock election. Blind voter enters polling station.

                Tactile Ballot Guides for Blind Voters

                The tactile ballot guide has cut-out holes and lines along one side to indicate the sequence of candidates. The ballot paper is placed under the guide and an audio recording describes the parties and candidates that correspond to the holes. The guide can be used multiple times and does not require knowledge of the Braille font.
                Central Election Commission of Georgia, Georgia

              • JDC Israel Unlimited Common sport activities.

                Pioneering a personal budget model as part of national social services

                Although the concept of a personal budget is an established practice in the United States and parts of Europe, it is new for Israel. Between 2016 and 2018, some 200 professionals have been trained and 50 people with a variety of disabilities have benefitted. In 2019, another 300 beneficiaries joined the program.
                JDC Israel - Israel Unlimited, Personal Budget Model, Israel

              • Voting and participating in the electoral process

                With its two regulations, Spain has introduced a voting procedure for blind electors as well as basic conditions of accessibility and non-discrimination for persons with disabilities to participate in elections and political life. This latter legislation is a broader policy framework aimed at improving the implementation of participatory rights.
                Spanish Ministry of Home Affairs, Department on Electoral Cooperation, ROYAL DECREE 1612/2007 ON AN ACCESSIBLE VOTING PROCEDURE FOR PEOPLE WITH VISUAL DISABILITIES & ROYAL DECREE 422/2011 ON THE CONDITIONS FOR THE PARTICIPATION OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN POLITICAL AND ELECTORAL PROCESSES, Spain

              • Helpline and platform on personalised care

                The project provides advice and information on community-care direct payments, creating an individual budget, securing social service funding, and employing personal assistants. A free download area on the website and a bi-monthly newsletter share personal stories and Q&A sections with a broad audience.
                Disability Rights UK, United Kingdom

              • Video emergency line for the hearing-impaired

                The project includes the training of officers at the Jordan Command and Control Centre (JCCC) to communicate using sign language and the development of an ICT system that enables the JCCC to accept video calls via a special line. An information campaign on the use of the video emergency call was also carried out.
                HCD - Higher Council for Affairs of Persons with Disabilities, Jordan

              • Shoe-shops, barrier-free for all

                In 2010 APSA started a partnership with Tempe Grupo Inditex to develop the for&from store, which is uniquely designed to provide universal accessibility for consumers with various disabilities. In addition, the shop provides special services, such as the use of sign language for people with a hearing impairment.
                Tempe, for&from stores, Spain

              • On the right side of the picture there is a man helping a woman lowering herself down on a rope form a large brown rock. In the background there lies a mountainous and desertlike landscape stretching until the horizon.

                Accessible tourism for people with psychosocial disabilities in-country and abroad

                Nofesh offers recreational experiences for people with psychosocial disabilities in Israel, from one-day tours to five-day vacations, developed by the NGO ENOSH. The offer includes comprehensive support and accompaniment. During the Covid-Pandemic, virtual tours and lectures were offered.
                ENOSH - The Israeli Mental Health Association, Nofesh, Israel

              • A man and a woman stand next to each other in a workshop with shelves of metal pipes behind them. The woman is showing the man something on a piece of paper.

                DPO federation running a business sector-encouragement programme

                COCEMFE encourages and supports companies to include people with disabilities among their relevant stakeholders as suppliers, customers, and competent professionals, and therefore to go beyond inclusive recruitment and CSR. Since 2018, 161 such agreements have been signed with companies.
                COCEMFE - Spanish Confederation of People with Physical and Organic Disabilities, Making businesses Inclusive, Spain

              • 165 Palanee Attachment DWCPD_ATHENA_Foto

                ATHENA is a mobile Further Education and Training (FET) College which provides free 'learnerships' to persons with disabilities in poverty-stricken rural areas. Young people with disabilities gain initial work experience while studying towards a nationally recognised qualification.

                In order to empower the rural youth with disabilities, ATHENA offers learnerships free of charge. Each learner is placed in a host workplace close to their home and allocated a permanent employee as coach and mentor. Each successful learner graduates with a national qualification and a full year of relevant workplace experience.
                ATHENA Interactive Training Network (Pty) Ltd., Fighting unemployment in poverty-stricken areas, South Africa