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              • 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

              • Training persons with intellectual disabilities to be self-advocates

                The training of self-advocates takes an average of ten months and covers human rights, participation mechanisms, supported decision-making, and development of expressive ability, with the help of manuals and group teaching. Over 400 persons with intellectual disabilities and 100 facilitators undertook the training between 2014 and 2018.
                FEPAPDEM - National Federation of Mothers and Fathers of People with Intellectual Disability, Ecuador

              • Improving the criminal justice system for people with intellectual disabilities

                NCCJD’s Pathways to Justice programme offers training to develop local multidisciplinary Disability Response Teams composed of criminal justice and disability leaders, including self-advocates, to improve local systems. It is unique in addressing the needs of both victims and suspects, defendants and inmates.
                The Arc's National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability, Pathways to Justice, 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

              • MOBILE

                MOBILE, an all-round support program

                MOBILE is a network of support and assistance for persons with disabilities living out of institutions, including parents. Costs for assisted living are in most cases covered by the regional authorities. In 2015 MOBILE supported 195 people, including 13 families with parents who had intellectual disabilities and their 25 children.
                Mobile - Independent Living of Disabled People e.V., Germany

              • 089 WILD somen singing Darcy photo marked

                “Infiltration strategy” for women and girls with disabilities

                The three-week WILD program of MIUSA has trained more than 200 women with disabilities from over 80 countries on strategies for improving the lives of women and girls with disabilities. To move from exclusion to "infiltration" these activists form partnerships with development agencies and governments.
                MIUSA - Mobility International USA, United States of America

              • A young girl and a man in I Love Coffee uniform lean against a counter; two coffee bags are next to them. They are smiling

                Expanding a chain of coffee shops run by Deaf young people

                I Love Coffee operates a chain of coffee shops and coffee roasters and is staffed by deaf youngsters. Employees receive training and support. I Love Coffee currently has ten locations in Cape Town and Johannesburg and employs 26 people, 80 per cent of whom are deaf, and has trained a total of 100 people.
                I Love Coffee, I Love Coffee, South Africa

              • 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

              • Quick rollout of guidelines on how to treat patients with disabilities in pandemic times

                Accessible Emergency Services was launched by Access Israel, a leading NGO, to provide health care providers with guidelines and videos for interacting – both remotely and in person – with COVID-19 patients with disabilities. The programme has already expanded to other emergency services and vital services organizations.
                Access Israel, Accessible Emergency Services, Israel

              • Post-secondary inclusion: a path to employment

                IPSE develops inclusive post-secondary education opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities. The initiative has a proven track record, resulting in vastly superior rates of employment for adults with developmental disabilities in a broad array of jobs and careers with less dependency on human services.
                Alberta Association for Community Living, Post-secondary inclusion: a path to employment, Canada