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              • A old lady grins at a girl, who is watching a video on her laptop.

                A video book library of children’s stories read in sign language

                „Videolibros enseñas“ ist the first virtual video library of Spanish-language children’s literature available in sign language. The videos are accompanied by voice-over so that deaf children can read stories with their hearing parents or with teachers and peers in the classroom even if they do not know sign language.
                Canales Civil Association, Videobooks, Argentina

              • A young woman stands in a car park wearing a maroon jacket and black polo shirt. She is wearing a staff lanyard and looking at the camera and smiling. Behind her is the storefront of Staples.

                A skills-based approach to matching jobseekers with autism to local employers

                An individualized job-matching process is designed to identify 'hidden' skills and to help develop strategies for people with autism and developmental disabilities to connect with the workforce. The practice, pioneered in Canada, was also implemented in 2014 in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.
                Avalon Employment, Inc., Autism Employment Facilitator, Canada

              • The study group poses for a photo, while some are sitting or standing in a park.

                Teaching reading and writing to adults with intellectual disabilities in institutions

                The Ed-Recovery Academy focuses on people with intellectual disabilities living in psychiatric institutions who do not have literacy skills and teaches them reading, grammar and mathematics. The teaching is done through an easy-to-read methodology and by incorporating life skills into the curriculum.
                Psychoanalytic Association, Ed-Recovery Academy, Kazakhstan

              • Breaking down barriers to scientific knowledge

                The project was launched when a group of geologists noticed the lack of knowledge about the earth sciences among society in general. According their motto, "science for everybody," they also began to promote activities for people with learning disabilities, first for Down syndrome students and later for blind and deaf/blind adults.
                Science without Barriers Association, Spain

              • Inclusion in a virtual organisation

                Genashtim delivers online education and support services, operated as a virtual organization with people working from home in five countries. For this reason it can effectively engage people with disabilities. In 2012 Genashtim had 60 people on its payroll, of whom 35 were persons with different disabilities.
                Genashtim Innovative Learning Pte Ltd., Inclusion in a virtual organisation, Singapore

              • 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 man and a woman are at a desk with paperwork in front of them. The man is seated on the right of the picture wearing dark glasses. The woman is standing next to him and writing on a form.

                Lottery funds for employment support of people with hearing or visual disabilities

                People with hearing or visual impairments are supported in professional skills development and career planning by specialized trainers. Employers also receive staff training and other support. Since 2009, 703 people were hired as a result of the programme and 43 businesses have joined the NGO’s network.
                Committee for People Who Are Blind and Deaf in Guatemala, Labour Inclusion and Entrepreneurship Programme, Guatemala

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                Training museum professionals in the Western Balkans to improve access to their buildings, collections and activities for persons with disabilities and enabling positive participation while challenging negative stereotypes.

                Training for professionals working in museums are at the heart of the project. A information and education program is also provided to raise awareness for the persons with disabilities. Children and adults are welcomed as visitors and take part in various activities which enable them to experience their cultural heritage.
                Cultural Heritage without Borders, Communicating art in the Western Balkans, Sweden

              • A group of friends sits close together in a cafe and converses via streamer devices, which they are holding in their hands.

                A website offering instant captioning and translation

                Streamer is a subscription-based website that captions speech to text in real-time and also offers an option to translate simultaneously into 117 languages. Streamer is suitable for use with speeches, conversations, classroom lectures, seminars, and webinars. Users can set up a private and secure Streamer website
                SpeechGear, Streamer, United States of America

              • Using technology in the classroom to support all students

                The focus of the project is to increase knowledge among students, teachers, and other involved professionals on how the use of innovative technology in the classroom can facilitate participation and performance. 215 students with disabilities also received individual support. An accompanying study confirmed significant improvements.
                Swedish Agency for Disability Coordination, Sweden