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              • A little boy grins while is stepping over barriers during physical exercise.

                Training educators and municipalities in inclusive physical education

                Participants identify barriers to the inclusion of children with disabilities in their schools, and design and implement their own inclusive physical education activities involving staff, students, families, and the wider community. The in-person course was held from 2013 to 2016, in 2018 an online version was created.
                Rodrigo Mendes Institute, Open Doors to Inclusion, Brazil

              • Employment in the open labour market for persons with Down syndrome

                The Down Syndrome Association is a charity organization dedicated to change the public perception of persons with Down syndrome and to create an equal opportunity atmosphere. From 2014 to 2016, the Job Coaching Supported Employment programme provided employment opportunities for 30 persons with Down syndrome.
                Down Syndrome Association, Job Coaching Supported Employment programme, Turkey

              • 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

              • Adventure Museum_PRA_Photo1

                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

              • A person in the studio creating audio recordings of children books.

                International online audio-book library in Arabic language

                The International Accessible Library is a free online resource containing a wide range of literature and educational materials in audio format. The library contains over 4,500 professionally recorded audio books in Arabic that can be accessed by persons with visual and print disabilities worldwide, and it receives over 200,000 visits per month.
                AlManarah Association for Persons with Disabilities, Israel

              • 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

              • 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

              • Two people on wheelchairs in front of an elevator that has a picture of person with a wheelchair stuck on the doors saying

                Trip Advisor-style accessibility mapping of venues, transport and festivals

                Mobility Mojo lists the accessibility of points of interest, events, and transportation for persons with mobility, visual, and hearing impairments in Ireland. Site and app include a mixture of self-uploaded information from establishments and from user reviews. By 2017 over 600 business and over 1000 services were listed.
                Mobility Mojo LLC, Ireland

              • A man with visual impairments using the stick and the phone for directions.

                Tactile paths giving voice commands via a smart stick and a mobile phone app

                The LVE system is made up of tactile paving integrated with radio frequency tags. The user holds a Bluetooth-equipped smart stick, which receives instructions from the radio tags when it touches the path. These instructions are then sent via Bluetooth to an app, which reads out voice instructions, based on a downloadable map.
                JKJ S.r.l. - Plastic Solutions, LVE smart stick system, Italy

              • Child Psychologist Palak demonstrates the Wear Your Emotions teaching tool.

                A programme that creates neurodevelopmental profiles and customized education

                The service operates on a monthly subscription basis. Users connect with their assigned child psychologist through video and email to create development goals and individualized education plans. Supporting resources are sent to the client's home. More than 400 families used the service in its first year.
                Mom's Belief, India