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              • A man with visual impairments using the stick and the phone for directions.

                Tactile paths giving voice commands via a smart stick and a mobile phone app

                The LVE system is made up of tactile paving integrated with radio frequency tags. The user holds a Bluetooth-equipped smart stick, which receives instructions from the radio tags when it touches the path. These instructions are then sent via Bluetooth to an app, which reads out voice instructions, based on a downloadable map.
                JKJ S.r.l. - Plastic Solutions, LVE smart stick system, Italy

              • People during an initial interview.

                A nationwide strategy to fight mental health issues

                Implementation starts with visits by a mental health service team to community leaders, local health care personnel, as well as to traditional healers to discuss existing practices and to gain their cooperation. This is followed by education and training to introduce modern mental health concepts and their advantages.
                Government of Bhutan, National Mental Health Programme, Bhutan

              • 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

              • 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

              • Employment of the hearing impaired

                Sabooj is a French communications agency. In 2012 it was the only one of 500 so called "Entreprises Adaptées" (EA), with special facilities for providing employment for disabled. More than 80% of Sabooj's workers have disabilities. , i.e. hearing impairment. Sabojee has 70 clients of whom 75% are big companies.
                Sabooj, Employment of the hearing impaired, France

              • Two people on wheelchairs in front of an elevator that has a picture of person with a wheelchair stuck on the doors saying

                Trip Advisor-style accessibility mapping of venues, transport and festivals

                Mobility Mojo lists the accessibility of points of interest, events, and transportation for persons with mobility, visual, and hearing impairments in Ireland. Site and app include a mixture of self-uploaded information from establishments and from user reviews. By 2017 over 600 business and over 1000 services were listed.
                Mobility Mojo LLC, Ireland

              • People with intellectual disabilities as project coordinators

                CHANGE is a non-profit organization led by people with disabilities employing people with intellectual disabilities in open labour market conditions. The projects include a health and care strategic partner programme in cooperation with the National Health Service and a parenting support programme.
                CHANGE, United Kingdom

              • A father and his daughter are looking at information material at a information stall.

                Free online platform supporting families of children with intellectual disabilities

                The Nayi Disha Resource Centre offers a free online platform for families with children with developmental disabilities. Building on this, the NGO has developed a program to support caregivers with limited digital literacy by using resources such as WhatsApp as well as workshops, support groups or family events.
                Nayi Disha Resource Centre, Online platform for empowering parents of children with intellectual disabilities, India

              • Person on a wheelchair casting his vote.

                An Accessibility Programme for Electoral Processes

                To make elections more accessible, the programme includes measures such as by placing electoral wards in accessible buildings, providing electoral staff that can communicate in sign-language, electronic voting machines accessible for blind voters, and saving the parking spots closer to the voting facilities for persons with disabilities.
                Superior Electoral Court of Brazil, Electoral Justice Accessibility Programme, Brazil

              • 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