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              • 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

              • A tour guide in front of many Renaissance paintings gives a tour to visiters, who are sitting or standing in a big exibition room of the Staatlichen Museum Schwerin.

                Training people with disabilities to be museum guides

                Capito Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, together with the Staatliches Museum Schwerin, has developed a course that trains people with disabilities as art mediators. The course not only teaches art history, but also skills in dealing in dealing and communicating with different visitors or in handling difficult situations.
                capito Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, New Ways to Art, Germany

              • Large-scale rehabilitation project provided by an insurance company

                Started in 2009, the MAIS model aims to minimize the difficulties faced by people who have incurred a disability as the result of a labour accident. To this end, it brings together all relevant stakeholders from the individual’s environment, including employers, family, community as well as social and medical institutions.
                Mutual de Seguridad C.Ch.C, Modelo de Atención Integral en Salud (MAIS), Chile

              • A man with visual impairments using the application.

                Outdoor and indoor orientation for people who are blind

                The app uses audible messages to provide users with information about their location, pointing out street junctions and reporting on places of interest, such as businesses, institutions, etc. If required, it can also guide the user to a specific point. By mid-2017 Lazarillo had already more than 7,000 users in 14 countries.
                Lazarillo Tec SpA, Chile

              • While a teacher is explaining sign language to the class, students in the back dance their interpretation of it.

                Admission quotas and support services for university enrollment

                Every year, 20 students with various disabilities are admitted to Universitas Brawijaya. The Centre for Disability Studies and Services provides these students with a number of services to support learning and inclusion, tests and exams are made accessible for a variety of disabilities and a reasonable accommodation is also offered.
                Brawijaya University, Center for Disability Studies and Services, Affirmative Admission for Students with Disabilities, Indonesia

              • U.S. experts providing direct consultation in Armenia

                Supporting DPOs in six countries to bring the UN CRPD to life

                Mobility International USA is an NGO led by people with disabilities. Its Global Disability RightsNow! (RN!) project partners disability organizations and legal experts in the US with disabled persons organisations (DPOs) in other countries in coordinating in-country plans to strengthen legislation and increase political participation.
                MIUSA - Mobility International USA, Global Disability RightsNow!, United States of America

              • Disability-inclusive approach to bring families out of extreme poverty

                Since 2018 the project supports households in the cities of Kurigram and Chattogram. Participants receive rehabilitation services, including occupational therapy and counselling, and receive cash transfers to meet their basic needs. As of 2020, 1,447 households are being supported.
                Humanity & Inclusion France, Disability Inclusive Poverty Graduation, Bangladesh

              • Students learn in class, while the teacher is standing in the middle und holding a power point presentation in the back.

                Subscription-based online education platforms that also work without internet

                Kamer Big Bang is an online resource centre for matching users with jobs and learning opportunities. educlick is a mobile phone-based e-learning system whereby users undertake courses via text message. Originally targeted to people displaced through armed conflict, both platforms became popular with people with disabilities.
                EduClick, Kamer Big Bang platform and educlick platform, Cameroon

              • A smartphone and a laptop show two different maps of Barcelona, one large scale and one zoomed in, in which the locations of accessible parking spots are depicted with little symbols.

                Web/App identifying the location of parking spaces for people with disabilities

                Park4Dis is a free EU-wide web/app that locates accessible parking spaces. Launched by the NGO Asociación de Personas con Movilidad Reducida from Spain, it is financed through subscriptions sold to municipalities, but also to tourist boards and shopping centres.
                AsoPMR - Association of People with Reduced Mobility, Park4Dis, Spain

              • A woman in the bank communicating with another woman via webchat using sign language.

                Bank employees provide sign language services to customers

                Since 2015, UniCredit Bank Austria has been offering Austria-wide consultations for customers in the form of sign language via video calls allowing a variety of transactions. Three sales managers are available for consultation in sign language as part of the "online branch" from Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. by appointment
                Unicredit Bank Austria AG, Smart Banking in Sign Language, Austria