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              • This image shows a close-up of an open book with a tactile picture that a child is exploring with their hand. The page visible contains a large printed fish and text that reads "Big Fish was alone because it was so big. It could not play with little fishes." The tactile image is a raised outline of the same fish, allowing a child, possibly with visual impairments, to feel and understand the picture through touch. The book appears to be an educational tool designed for inclusive learning, promoting accessibility and catering to the needs of children with different abilities. The image embodies themes of understanding, inclusivity, and the importance of providing equal opportunities for learning and engagement for all children.

                Technology converting complex textbooks into Braille within hours

                Sensee in California created AI technology converting text to Braille rapidly and accurately, enhancing accessibility for visually impaired individuals in STEM education. From 2020 to 2023, they converted 1.5 million books.
                Sensee, United States of America

              • Guidelines and toolkits to promote fully accessible schools

                The information is based on Indian national codes and space standards, as well as on universal design principles. Together, they provide authorities with infrastructural recommendations. Staff and teachers are assisted with curriculum and classroom materials in accessible formats, e-learning technology solutions, and other educational services.
                Samarthyam - National Centre for Accessible Environments, India

              • Moving children and adults back to their families or community-based homes

                "Community for All" partners with the central government and NGOs to transfer children and adults from institutions back to their families or into community-based homes, and offers services such as education, health care, and social care to support them. From 2015 to 2018, some 2000 people benefitted from programme’s community-based services.
                Keystone Human Services International - Moldova Association, Community for All Moldova, Moldova

              • Beneficiaries of the More Capable Programme © SENCE

                Training and placing the vulnerable in Chile

                The programme supports financially particularly disadvantaged women, young people and people with disabilities on their way into the labour market through skills training, supported employment, and labour intermediation. In 2016, 5,235 people with disabilities were given the opportunity to receive training.
                Chilean National Training and Employment Service, More Capable Programme of 2014-2018
National Training and Employment Service (SENCE), Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Chile, Chile

              • A young woman sits at a computer with her hands on the keyboard. Her head is turned slightly to smile at the camera.

                Technology centres offering accessible training in digital skills and career support

                The programme offers free and accessible online and in-person training in life, technical, and digital skills, partnering locally with potential employers and mentors. POETA DigiSpark has trained more than 4,000 people since starting in 2013, and has registered 200,000 visits to its seven technology centres.
                Trust for the Americas, POETA DigiSpark, Argentina

              • 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

              • Enfranchising People with Disabilities in Zimbabwe

                The program has sought to secure the inclusion of people with disabilities in Zimbabwe’s governance systems by advocating for their accessibility to polling stations. The program also aimed at ensuring proportional representation of people with disabilities in decision-making bodies or a quota system in employment.
                Jairos Jiri Association, Zimbabwe

              • A young woman working on a project in a technical training institution.

                Making training centres accessible

                With the advice of Light for the World, Young Africa Mozambique has adapted their already existing training schedules by reducing the barriers to enable young people with disabilities to study with their peers. Two new accessible hostels were constructed to accommodate 128 young people, one existing hostel was renovated.
                Young Africa, Mozambique

              • This image shows a young child engrossed in using a tablet. The child is sitting on the floor with a focus that suggests engagement with the content on the screen. The tablet is encased in a protective pink cover, indicating that it may be specially designed for use by children. The child appears to be casually dressed in a comfortable environment, possibly at home, which suggests a sense of security and the opportunity to learn and explore digitally. The picture subtly emphasizes the importance of access to technology for all ages and the role it plays in education and development.

                A start-up app that reaches more than 1.3 million sign language learners worldwide

                Lingvano, Austrian Start-Up: Mobile app for learning sign languages. Offers courses in American, Austrian, and British Sign Language. From 2018 to 2023, reached over 1.3 million users globally.
                Lingvano App, Austria

              • A man in the office watching a Youtube video on the PC with captions.

                How to support your embassies in producing captioned videos

                The Department of State produces or owns nearly 20,000 videos per year in more than 70 languages on a huge range of topics. Using cloud services, the DOS has been able to make the process of captioning videos easier. DOS can now caption live video in two languages, and pre-recorded video in over 70 languages.
                US Department of State, Global Video Captioning Program, United States of America