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              • An accessible mail pickup station is shown in this photograph. Two women are picking up parcels, one walking and one standing in front of a touch screen, while a service employee awaits them on the left.

                Accessible mail pick-up-stations for people with visual impairments

                Österreichische Post, Austria’s leading logistics and postal service provider, introduced an accessible pick-up service for blind customers in 2019 for items that cannot be delivered to their homes. In 2020 the service was extended to all 479 pick-up stations in the country.
                Austrian Post AG, Accessible pick-up-stations, Austria

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                The ways4all project facilitates the use of public transport for persons with special needs, especially blind people. The result is an accessible application for mobile devices that combines indoor and outdoor navigation, traffic information, communication with public transport services, and intuitive operation.

                ways4all is a mobile user interface combining outdoor navigation via GPS with indoor navigation via passive RFID tags and a tool for direct communication with a public transport system which enables a person with a visual impairment to register his or her point of departure to inform the driver accordingly.
                Joanneum University of Applied Sciences, Accessible travel on public transport in austria, Austria

              • LEA Beratungsgespräch

                Comprehensive support and jobs for persons with epilepsy

                Leben mit Epilepsie in der Arbeitswelt provides a variety of services to people with epilepsy concerning their integration in the job market. Between 2011 and 2015, the organization supported 818 clients to find and maintain work. In addition, 178 people with epilepsy were given further practical help and support.
                Institute for Epilepsy, LEA - Living with Epilepsy in the World of Work, Leben mit Epilepsie in der Arbeitswelt (LEA), Austria

              • Support for students with disabilities

                The "Institute Integriert Studieren" is a teaching and research facility for accessibility and assisted technologies and a support centre for students with disabilities. Preparing graduates with disabilities for employment is considered an essential element. The measures aimed at students are supplemented by a mentoring system.
                Johannes Kepler University Linz, Support for students with disabilities, Austria

              • Museum visitors reading the descriptions in the easy language.

                Easy language as a key to the exhibition experience

                Salzburg Museum is translating their introductory and accompanying texts to exhibitions into easy language and thus also seeks to make a statement regarding the instituation’s fully inclusive nature. The service is not only intended for a minority group but is part of the museum experience for the general public.
                Salzburg Museum, Austria

              • Integrated employment model

                SPAGAT is a model for the integration of persons with severe disabilities into the employment world. SPAGAT provides support for, accompanies and finds work for such persons in the primary labour market. Companies pay for the actual work; the difference in productivity is subsidised by the provincial government, as are the mentors’ costs.
                ifS - Institute for Social Services Vorarlberg, Integrated employment model, Austria

              • The open-source software 'Universal Maths Conversion Library' (UMCL) was developed into a web-based tool to convert all kinds of documents containing mathematical formulae into Braille.

                MathInBraille improved the open source software "Universal Maths Conversion Library" and developed a web portal. This means the tool can be used online without users having to install specific software. With the web-based convertion tool the user can convert different document formats into accessible versions.
                Hilfsgemeinschaft - Austrian Association supporting the Blind and Visually Impaired, Web-portal to convert math formulae into Braille, Austria

              • 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

              • Training carers for the elderly

                The project aims at training young persons with a disability or impairment, between the ages of 18 and 24, as in-patient care assistants in retirement or care homes, and at placing them in the primary job market. Two job coaches support the participants, organise internships and help them in their search for suitable employment.
                Caritas Austria, Training carers for the elderly, Austria

              • Many women and men are sitting in rows, looking at a podium; in the background are promotional stands.

                Comprehensive job-creation model from East Europe expanding internationally

                The self-funded programme assists people with disabilities to acquire soft skills and professional abilities. Jamba also works with employers and operates a job matching platform. Launched in 2017, by 2020 Jamba has trained more than 590 people, has 58 partner organizations, and has more than 2,000 candidates in its database.
                JAMBA - Career for All, JAMBA - Career For All, Bulgaria