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              • As a result of Costa Rica’s National Plan, persons with disability work at Taco Bell and other food service companies.

                Boosting the employability of Costa Ricans with disabilities

                Initiated in 2012, the Plan comprises measures like employment services, increasing workplace demand as well as encouraging development of enterprises. By 2014, 1,653 persons received training services, 49 started their own business and the Network of Inclusive Business expanded to 58 members.
                National Employment Directorate, Ministry of Work and Social Security in Costa Rica, National Plan for Work Inclusion of People with Disabilities of 2012-2015, Ministry of Work and Social Security, Costa Rica, Costa Rica

              • Improving speech by visualizing it

                Bellen Speech Visualizer provides a student with a target for a word or sound and visualizes what the correct word or sound would look like. The software then allows the student to progressively train him/herself to reach the target pronunciation via a visual feedback loop and an auditory feedback loop.
                ADJ Electronics, South Africa

              • Stimulation kit and training for caregivers

                The Ndinogona Stimulation Kit provides caregivers with tools, resources, and training to play with and stimulate children with disabilities, allowing them to participate in everyday activities. The kit includes four-colour-coded bags containing all the needed toys and assistive devices for facilitating participation. A manual illustrates over 100 activities and songs.
                Uhambo Foundation, South Africa

              • This image depicts an enormous accessible entertainment park with two huge towers and a silde, a long red bridge, a pirate boat and children playing in a sandpit with their parents.

                Major outdoor park developments based on Universal Design principles

                ACTServices Inc. is a US-based accessibility consulting firm. Since 2010, ACTServices has made two local parks accessible: Forest Glen Park (Illinois) and The Gathering Place (Oklahoma), considering especially children’s ability to experience the park and nature in general.
                ACT Services Inc., Universal Design in Outdoor Parks, United States of America

              • OBLIGATORY ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS

                Uganda is among the first sub-Saharan countries to have developed their own accessibility standards. Uganda’s standards are mandatory for school construction projects and other public facilities. Also a National Accessibility Audit Committee and several District Accessibility Audit Committees were set up.
                Ugandan Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development, Uganda makes accessibility standards mandatory, Uganda

              • Universal Accessibility Strategy for the whole of Dubai

                In 2017 the Government of the Emirate of Dubai has begun to implement the Dubai Universal Accessibility Strategy and Action Plan involving fifteen governmental and semi-governmental local entities. The aim is to create full accessibility to the built environment and public transportation by 2020, based on Universal Design principles.
                Government of Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Government of the Emirate of Dubai – Universal Accessibility Strategic Plan 2017–2020, United Arab Emirates

              • One-stop-shop for employment services

                The JobAccess Programme addresses the lack of easily accessible and comprehensive information regarding government assistance for employers and employees with disabilities. Technical advice and financial subsidies are intended to facilitate the removal of barriers in the workplace. People with disabilities receive support to find and keep a job.
                Australian Department of Social Services, One-stop-shop for employment services, Australia

              • A man on a wheelchair entering a room with accessibility features to hold on to.

                Supporting businesses in creating accessible workplaces and infrastructure

                Based in Karachi, Pakistan, NOWPDP started a comprehensive project for public space and workplace accessibility and inclusion in 2012. Since then more than 50 locations have been adapted. To date more than 2,000 people with disabilities have benefited, 30 branches of a bank and numerous offices have been modified.
                NOWPDP - Network of Organizations Working with People with Disabilities, Pakistan

              • A group of about 15 helpers, among them one boy sitting in a whelchair and one man standing with a prostethic leg, are working on, painting and renovating a house to make it more accessible.

                Cross-sectoral effort to build accessible homes for people with disabilities in poverty

                Puspadi Bali operates a housing project in Bali for people with physical disabilities living in poverty. The houses are built after an individual evaluation and in collaboration with Warmadewa University and Journeyman International, an NGO focusing on architectural services in a humanitarian context.
                PUSPADI Bali, Accessible Housing, Indonesia

              • A man stands behind the counter at a coffee shop and holds a tablet displaying the DeafTawk app to a woman on the other side of the counter.

                Sign language relay service with a successful scaling strategy

                DeafTawk is a technology start-up that has developed a mobile application that connects deaf users with certified sign language interpreters in real time and around the clock via video calls. DeafTawk is available on both IOS and Android, and in 2020 has 14,600 users in Pakistan as well as in Singapore.
                DeafTawk, DeafTawk, Pakistan