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28-week employment training programme
LetsCo! organizes long-term trainings (one day every two weeks for 28 weeks), including traineeships in regular working environments such as for-profit companies (as co-workers), in kindergartens, and in elderly care centres. As a result, participants develop professional skills and discover their talents, and areas in need of improvement.
Konekt vzw, Belgium
IT training for people with disabilities
Since 2007, CRS - jointly with three training institutions in Viet Nam - has been offering IT courses to people with disabilities. Businesses and employers have been involved in the curriculum design, in providing internships and in recruitment (which is vital for the training outcomes). Nearly 70 per cent of the participants find employment.
CRS - Catholic Relief Services, Information Technology Training Programme (ITTP), Vietnam
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
Programme enabling persons with disabilities to learn about sex and relationships
DisOrdinary Love’ is a no-cost programme that addresses issues around sex and sexuality through online workshops and one-on-one consultations with qualified sexuality counsellors. The programme was initiated in 2018 by the Disabled Peoples Association in Singapore and had more than 300 participants by 2022.
DPA - Disabled People's Association Singapore, DisOrdinary Love, Singapore
Three internships to provide a variety of career options
Project SEARCH prepares young people with intellectual disabilities for successful employment and job development. The programme takes place entirely within a business setting, providing students with three internships to allow them to explore a variety of career options. In 2016, the project operated 405 programmes worldwide.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Centre, Project SEARCH, United States of America
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
Sexual Abuse Victim Empowerment program
Cape Mental Health runs a unique Sexual Abuse Victim Empowerment (SAVE) program that empowers intellectually disabled victims of sexual abuse and provides them with access to justice. The program helps survivors prepare for court proceedings and helps the legal system to understand their special needs.
Cape Mental Health, South Africa
Political leadership courses for young people with disabilities
ENGAGE (Engaging a New Generation for Accessible Governance and Elections) is a political leadership training course for young people with disabilities. The programme was developed in 2018 by the US-based International Foundation for Electoral Systems and implemented by local partners in six countries through 2022.
IFES - International Foundation for Electoral Systems, ENGAGE, United States of America
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
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
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