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              • A group of 6 young male students dressed in white thobes sit in a classroom and test out braille notetakers positioned on a brown table in front of them while a teacher is standing beside.

                Comprehensive programme to make a university accessible for all students

                The Higher Education for All programme was introduced in 2014 at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to provide equal access to higher education for people with disabilities. Measures include adaptations to the built environment, curriculums, books, and the admissions process. In 2020 the University had 1,078 students with disabilities.
                King Abdulaziz University, Higher Education for All, Saudi Arabia

              • A man on the wheelchair inspecting the accessible features of a bus.

                Accessible public transport strategies for 13 major municipalities

                The strategy was developed to guide, support and monitor municipalities in the implementation of accessible public transport systems. It includes new Universal Design standards for the whole travel chain and covers both access to information and to the services themselves for people with different disabilities.
                South African Department of Transport, South Africa – Department of Transport – The Implementation Strategy to Guide the Provision of Accessible Public Transport Systems in South Africa, South Africa

              • Children playing soccer.

                Promoting Inclusive Sports in Schools

                Working in close cooperation with the Special Olympics Austria, Inklusion Sport empowers youth and educators to promote social inclusion. Begun in 2004, they offer unified sport events, education and training in the Austrian state of Styria. Each year five physical education (PE) teachers receive training to become official advisers on inclusive sport.
                Basic Initiative for Sports and Inclusion, Austria

              • A multifunctional hub towards the open labour market

                The Living Link employment model includes job analysis, job matching, interview support, placement, co-worker training, and advocacy, as well as the recommendation of assistive devices and the provision of career planning. In 2015 alone, approximately 50 people were hired in various forms of employment.
                Living Link, South Africa

              • 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

              • A person with hearing impairments using the Pedius application to ask for help from the road assistance.

                Mobile application allowing deaf people to make phone calls without an interpreter

                Users type or speak their message into their device and Pedius sends it to the contact they choose, using either the user’s own voice or an automated voice through speech synthesis. In real-time, users read the written translation of the recipient’s answer through Pedius’s voice recognition software on the display of their device.
                Pedius, Italy

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                New museum experiences for persons with learning difficulties

                The "Sound carrier scarf" is a hardware device that rests on the shoulders of the visitor like a scarf. It enables to consume information, and at the same time allows interaction with the public. The device features a barrier-free design and intuitive functions that represent a significant improvement over a regular audio guide.
                PIKSL - Living in the community gGmbH, Germany

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                Integrating Inclusive Education in local communities in Zimbabwe

                The project’s two model schools have a total enrolment of 738 children, including 85 with disabilities. 7 teachers were trained in sign language and Inclusive Education issues, as well as 14 school development committee members. Some 2,000 community members were informed on Inclusive Education through awareness campaigns.
                Jairos Jiri Association, Zimbabwe

              • 240_Talking ATM_Barclays Bank_Foto Rosemary

                Audio-enabled ATMs (cash machines) offer independent use of banking services for blind and partially sighted persons. The success of Barclays’ Talking ATMs has led to the development of other accessible services, aspiring to make banking accessible to all.

                Talking ATMs not only provide ease-of-use for visually impaired users, but also for people with dyslexia or people who are illiterate. The success of Talking ATMs has led Barclays to develop other accessible services, amongst other things high visibility debit cards and sign language interpretation via webcam.
                Barclays Bank, Banking made accessible – talking ATMs, United Kingdom

              • Vocational training and meaningful jobs for persons who are blind or visually impaired

                The Nhat Hong Centre for the Blind and Visually Impaired trains its students so as to enable them to join the open labour force as well as the supported labour markets in Ho Chi Minh City. The programme creates a personalized career plan that is not only tailored to the job search, but also to personal interests and skills.
                Nhat Hong Center for The Blind and Visually Impaired, Career Training Programme, Vietnam