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              • Photo of Elisabeta Moldovan.

                A Biographical Graphic Novel Promoting Deinstitutionalization

                The story of Eli is inspiring greater independence for people with intellectual disabilities

                Published in 2017, Becoming Eli is the work of Dan Ungureanu and the first graphic novel to address institutional abuse suffered by children and adults, the majority with disabilities. Based on a true story of a young girl left in state care the book wants to show that with the right support deinstitutionalization is possible.
                Ceva de Spus Association, Gravis Novel Becoming Eli, Romania

              • A man on the wheelchair inspecting the accessible features of a bus.

                Accessible public transport strategies for 13 major municipalities

                The strategy was developed to guide, support and monitor municipalities in the implementation of accessible public transport systems. It includes new Universal Design standards for the whole travel chain and covers both access to information and to the services themselves for people with different disabilities.
                South African Department of Transport, South Africa – Department of Transport – The Implementation Strategy to Guide the Provision of Accessible Public Transport Systems in South Africa, South Africa

              • A group of 6 young male students dressed in white thobes sit in a classroom and test out braille notetakers positioned on a brown table in front of them while a teacher is standing beside.

                Comprehensive programme to make a university accessible for all students

                The Higher Education for All programme was introduced in 2014 at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to provide equal access to higher education for people with disabilities. Measures include adaptations to the built environment, curriculums, books, and the admissions process. In 2020 the University had 1,078 students with disabilities.
                King Abdulaziz University, Higher Education for All, Saudi Arabia

              • ACCESS AUDITS UNDER THE ACTION PLAN TOWARDS KUALA LUMPUR AS ACCESSIBLE CITY

                The Action Plan towards Kuala Lumpur as Accessible City sets out an implementation framework including workshops, access auditing and a holistic focus on all three stages of the construction process: design, construction and post-construction. It highlights three priority areas: legislation, enforcement and monitoring, and awareness rising.
                Kuala Lumpur City Hall, Kuala Lumpur: Enforcing accessibility, Malaysia

              • COLOMBIA 1 - inauguracion sala conectando sentidos en quibdo

                Plan Vive Digital is a national plan to increase both Internet access and Internet usage. One of its specific objectives is to improve universal access to ICT. More than 80 initiatives proactively address vulnerable groups, including people with disabilities, in order to promote their educational, labour and social inclusion.
                Colombian Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, Colombia

              • Wolfgang Schmidhuber beim Schweißen der Batterien der Firma Ruwido

                Sheltered workshops piloting ‘cooperations’ and the transition to the open labour market

                With "Flachgau inklusiv" people with intellectual disabilities can choose to remain working within a sheltered workshops or take up assignments with cooperating companies or public institutions. If so, Lebenshilfe Salzburg helps with integration, after which a local mentor takes over. In 2017 the project had 20 companies as partners.
                Lebenshilfe Salzburg, Flachgau inklusiv, Austria

              • A man and a woman sit at a table at the front of a classroom, facing the classroom next to a FUWAVITA poster. Ten young people are sitting in the classroom looking towards the front.

                Entrepreneurship training programme for women with disabilities

                FUWAVITA was founded in 2018 by Aneth Geranda Isaya, the first deaf person to graduate from university in Tanzania. Aneth teaches women with disabilities to produce handicrafts and food that they can sell. By 2020, 500 women had successfully completed the economic generation training.
                FUWAVITA - Tanzania Joy Women Entrepreneurship for the Deaf, FUWAVITA, Tanzania

              • Providing summer internships for young people with disabilities

                Community Living Sarnia-Lambton operates a variety of programmes supporting employment for people with disabilities. One such programme is Summer Employment Transitions, whereby young people (aged 16 to 29) are placed in summer internships supported by job coaches and paid by their employers.
                Community Living Sarnia-Lambton, Summer Employment Transitions, Canada

              • Making schools accessible for children with physical disabilities in Afghanistan

                The project addresses the need for accessible school buildings for children with disabilities by developing inclusive educational environments with accessible ramps, handrails, washing rooms, and drinking water installations. As a result, from 2013 to 2016 more than 3,000 children with disabilities were able to access education.
                AOAD - Accessibility Organization for Afghan Disabled, Afghanistan

              • A multifunctional hub towards the open labour market

                The Living Link employment model includes job analysis, job matching, interview support, placement, co-worker training, and advocacy, as well as the recommendation of assistive devices and the provision of career planning. In 2015 alone, approximately 50 people were hired in various forms of employment.
                Living Link, South Africa