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              • 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

              • Using iPads to create multiple information channels

                The project developed interactive textbooks on vocational subjects designed to include students with learning disabilities, and that can be used on iPad. The subject matter is presented in multiple ways and offers a variety of learning styles. The project also offers customized tools to help students with dyslexia.
                CLE - Leonardo Education Center, Italy

              • Accessibility app for live shows

                GalaPro provides synchronized accessibility and translation services for any live show or movie. Users can choose from subtitles, closed captioning, dubbing, audio description, and amplification as well as access information and buy tickets online. GalaPro can be used throughout the world on any mobile device.
                Gala Prompter, GalaPro App, Israel

              • 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

              • 38_Mada - Qatar Assistive Technology Center_Foto

                Mada, a public-private partnership in Qatar, is a one-stop-shop for all accessibility technologies for persons with disabilities. It offers direct services, works on website accessibility certificates and establishes a library of accessible books. Currently it is beginning to influence regional services in other Arabic-speaking countries.

                As well as delivering direct services, Mada has sought to introduce a range of technology to support Arabic speakers, introducing website accessibility certification, establishing the first major repository of accessible books online for Arabic users and supporting Arabic innovation and research in access technologies.
                Mada Assistive Technology Centre, One-stop-shop for accessibility technologies in Qatar, Qatar

              • Robobraille

                Creating smart accessible media using RoboBraille

                RoboBraille is a free, award-winning service, capable of automatically converting documents into alternate formats. The goal of the project is to explore new smarter and easier methods to prepare and produce educational material in alternate formats using RoboBraille and other relevant free ICT tools.
                Hilfsgemeinschaft - Austrian Association supporting the Blind and Visually Impaired, Austria

              • A screenshot from a website, where the term "environnment" is explained in a text dictionary entry on the right side, and a still picture of a video showing a woman using sign language

                Web-browser extension for looking up explanations in sign language

                Elix Dictionary was developed by the French NGO Signes de Sens. It is a bilingual video dictionary in French Sign Language. With free extension for web browsers, Elix Bubble users can access Elix Dictionary by right-clicking on a word without leaving the website.
                Signes de sens, La Bulle Elix, France

              • 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

              • A woman in a wheelchair is facing stairs at the entrance to a park in Madrid. She is turning her back to the audience and it becomes obvious that that stairs are an unsurmountable barrier for her.

                App facilitating citizen reporting of accessibility barriers

                The AccesibilidApp was developed by COCEMFE and Vodafone and enables citizens to report accessibility and mobility barriers in their built environment. COCEMFE will then contact those responsible to remove these barriers. Since 2014 a total of 2,331 cases have been reported by 1,355 users.
                COCMEFE - Spanish Confederation of People with Physical and Organic Disabilities, Accessibility App, Spain

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                “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