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              • Comprehensive support to entrepreneurs with disabilities

                FSC Inserta, has established entrepreneurship as an option for people with disabilities. Support includes counselling, training, guidance, and financial assistance. Some 1,500 entrepreneurial projects have been supported since the programme’s founding in 1988 and approximately 5,000 persons have received support.
                ONCE Foundation, Entrepreneurship Programme FSC Inserta, Spain

              • FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE INSTITUTE OF THE ELDERLY AND SOCIAL SERVICES AND FUNDACION ONCE

                The Spanish Ministry and the private Fundación ONCE have joined forces to promote universal accessibility. A framework agreement lays out the respective financial contributions. Both partners are allowed to collaborate with other public and non-profit entities, and to apply for funding and technical support.
                Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality of Spain, Public-private partnership for accessibility, Spain

              • La Casa Accesible Bathroom

                Incorporating Universal Design into Home Building

                Fundación ONCE has developed a prototype for an intelligent, barrier-free and sustainable house to demonstrate how a variety of needs of disabled people can be met and how Universal Design can be integrated into building. Between 2016 and 2017, more than 70,000 people visited the house on its journey across Spain.
                ONCE Foundation, La Casa Accessible, Spain

              • Three girls, Lara in the front and her twin sister and another girl in the back, are playing with pink ribbon.

                Universal design-based practices for public early childhood education

                The project promotes the use of accessible and inclusive teaching methods in public pre-school education based on the principles of Universal Design. Educators and families experience its theory and methods in the form of trainings and workshops, teachers also receive practical support in the classroom.
                Mais Diferencas - Inclusive Education and Culture, Projeto Brincar, Brazil

              • Meaningful employment through support

                The decree defines, for the first time, supported employment and provides for ways of accessing it. By developing an individualised workplace adaptation plan with the help of specialised job coaches, the programme provides guidance, advice and support, specific training, monitoring and evaluation of the worker’s process of integration.
                Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality of Spain, Meaningful employment through support, Spain

              • A person on the wheelchair looking for indicators on a map with two other people.

                Sharing the accessibility information of points of interest using apps and crowd sourcing

                In 2016 Mirairo launched a smartphone application with a screen reader function for collecting and sharing information on the accessibility of points of interest for persons with diverse needs including persons with disabilities, older persons, and tourists. In less than a year some 67,000 locations were uploaded.
                Mirairo Inc., Bmaps app, Japan

              • Anti-stigma campaign

                Hjärnkoll is a national anti-stigma campaign in Sweden run by 200 "ambassadors", who are people with their own experience of psychosocial health problems. The key activities of the campaign are directed towards media and training for special targeted groups, such as employers, healthcare staff and police.
                Swedish Agency for Disability Coordination, Anti-stigma campaign, Sweden

              • A room of pre primary teachers in colorful hijabs clap their hands and smile, after they have been trained on Inclusive Education.

                Community Based Inclusive Development promoting Inclusive Education in Zanzibar

                The project focuses on the training of teachers in inclusive methods and intervention, as well as on fostering greater community awareness by working with parents and administrators. The project has been implemented in three of Zanzibar’s eleven districts, and in 2018 more than 4,300 children with disabilities were enrolled.
                MECP-Z - The Madrasa Early Childhood Programme Zanzibar, School Enrolment, Tanzania

              • A young man in a black tracksuit with a red cap and rainproof jacket stands in front of a tour bus with Cork City Tours written on it. He is looking at the camera and smiling.

                Assigning job coaches for young jobseekers with intellectual disabilities

                Job coaches assist young people with an intellectual disability or autism to find paid employment. Job seekers contribute to the planning and delivery of the programme. Between 2018 and 2020, 69 people were registered and 37 people have been placed in supported employment jobs.
                COPE Foundation, Ability@Work, Ireland

              • 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