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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

              • A group of visitors in an art exhibition looking at black and white artwork.

                An art exhibition making art accessible in very different ways

                The Fundación ONCE International Contemporary Art Biennale is an inclusive art exhibition recognizing artists with disabilities and presenting them in an accessible way. The Biennale, which attracted 185,000 visitors in 2016, shows different forms of artistic expressions and offers art related side activities.
                ONCE Foundation, Spain

              • 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

              • 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

              • A young man wearing an apron stands behind a coffee machine in a coffee shop. He is pouring milk into a takeaway coffee cup. A woman in an apron is making coffee at a second machine in the background.

                Transforming sheltered workshops to offer vocational training and employment support

                Job Plus is a ‘training-employment-retraining-employment-re-employment’ programme for people with developmental disabilities to live and work independently. The project provides internships, short term work experience, and support services. Since 2018, 34 participants have found employment.
                Sohwa Aram Center, Job Plus, South Korea

              • A man using the accessibility tools whilst reading a document online.

                Minimum standards of websites and mobile applications by the public sector in all 28 EU-countries

                The Directive (EU) 2016/2102 requires public sector bodies of all 28 EU member states to make public-sector websites and mobile applications accessible by 2021. Accessibility must be covered for all user groups and and must meet four principles: Perceivability, operability, understandability, robustness.
                European Parliament (Parent Organization), European Union – Directive on the accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies, Belgium

              • 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

              • Harmonization of ICT standards across the Atlantic

                In 2004 the international standards cooperation was initiated to create a framework for developing a wide range of applications that will make ICT products and services more accessible in both continents. Moreover, it facilitates trade between these regions. By 2017, 90% of all standards have been harmonized.
                United States Access Board, United States – European Union – U.S. Access Board & European Commission – International e-Accessibility Standards, United States of America

              • Common European Guidelines on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care copyright: European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care

                Diverting EU funds towards community-based care

                The European Expert Group was established to support the EU in promoting care reforms. It includes a wide range of stakeholders, providing training, guidance, and tools to political representatives and governments to inform them about the need of community-based care and the risks of institutional care for persons with disabilities.
                Lumos Foundation, United Kingdom

              • Blind voter using iVote.

                A web-based platform allowing people with disabilities to vote remotely and on their own

                Scytl developed the iVote Core Voting System for New South Wales, Australia. By using a web-based platform or via a phone using the keypad blind voters and people with disabilities to vote online. Around 286,000 voters used the system in 2015, and it has been replicated in Western Australia as of 2017.
                Scytl, iVote programme, Australia