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              • Voting and participating in the electoral process

                With its two regulations, Spain has introduced a voting procedure for blind electors as well as basic conditions of accessibility and non-discrimination for persons with disabilities to participate in elections and political life. This latter legislation is a broader policy framework aimed at improving the implementation of participatory rights.
                Spanish Ministry of Home Affairs, Department on Electoral Cooperation, ROYAL DECREE 1612/2007 ON AN ACCESSIBLE VOTING PROCEDURE FOR PEOPLE WITH VISUAL DISABILITIES & ROYAL DECREE 422/2011 ON THE CONDITIONS FOR THE PARTICIPATION OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN POLITICAL AND ELECTORAL PROCESSES, Spain

              • Two men use technical support by Exper, enjoying themselves and being guided by a man.

                People with intellectual disabilities train peers to use digital media and ICT

                PIKSL Mobil is a peer-to-peer teaching approach. People with intellectual disabilities are trained in the use of digital technology and in training other people. Equipped with technical equipment, these trainers then teach other persons with disabilities and seniors living in residential facilities to use digital media independently.
                PIKSL - Living in the community gGmbH, PIKSL Mobil, Germany

              • Four women sitting on white couches in front of screens showing persons and graphics. Each of them has headphones on. The screens hang on a bright green wall with trees drawn upon them.

                Audio-visual books in multiple accessible formats

                "Livros em múltiplos formatos acessíveis" is an audio-visual software that converts books into a range of accessible formats, including Brazilian sign language, in a single version. Complementing this, the NGO Mais Diferenças from Brazil offers training and organizes inclusive readings for people with and without disabilities.
                Mais Diferencas - Inclusive Education and Culture, Books in multiple accessible formats, Brazil

              • Ensuring equal access for Members of Parliament

                South Africa has implemented steps that ensure the inclusiveness of its Parliament. The introduced policies contain support measures for Members of Parliament and employees with disabilities. The provision of reasonable accommodation has led to measures that go beyond individual support and that benefit the whole Parliament.
                South African Parliament, POLICY ON FACILITIES FOR MEMBERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS & POLICY ON REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR EMPLOYEES WITH DISABILITIES, South Africa

              • A group meeting in a closed room with 8 people sitting at a large table each with their laptop and phones in front of them, and a camera in the back, some of them with visual impairments, discussing and listening.

                Online community puts competitive pressure on online services to be more accessible

                A11yID is an online community of digital product developers and people with disabilities, initiated by the NGO Suarise in Indonesia. In addition to providing exchanges on the topic of digital accessibility, reviews of websites, apps, and more are shared under the Hashtag TantanganAksesibilitas.
                Suarise, A11yID, Indonesia

              • Two women wearing masks treat an infant laying on an orange matt while a third woman is looking at them with a worried gaze from the background. The scene unfolds on the inside of an accessible mobile bus.

                Mobile therapy for children in remote areas delivered by an accessible bus

                "Therapy on Wheels"is a mobile therapy for children, initiated by the Indian NGO Samphia Foundation. It consists of a team who travel from village to village in an accessible bus to provide services in India's mountainous regions. The bus is equipped with therapeutic tools and technology.
                Samphia Foundation, Therapy On Wheels, India

              • Shoe-shops, barrier-free for all

                In 2010 APSA started a partnership with Tempe Grupo Inditex to develop the for&from store, which is uniquely designed to provide universal accessibility for consumers with various disabilities. In addition, the shop provides special services, such as the use of sign language for people with a hearing impairment.
                Tempe, for&from stores, Spain

              • One old men and a men in a wheel chair measure the floor outside a building, in order to improve its accessibilty and becoming trained RHFAC Professionals.

                Rating-based training of accessibility assessors

                The Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification (RHFAC) is a comprehensive rating system to measure meaningful accessibility in the built environment. The foundation also launched a training course for professionals in the construction industry to promote the principles of both the RHFAC and Universal Design.
                Rick Hansen Foundation, Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification, Canada

              • Children learning a song with their parents.

                Bilingual Classes Supporting Families to Learn Sign Language Together

                Using a team of one person who is deaf and one who can hear, kinderhände offers bilingual classes in German and ÖGS to children aged six months to 14 years and their families. It also has an online platform for families to use at home, and has developed teacher-training modules to support ÖGS use in schools.
                kinderhaende e.V., Austria

              • Helping disabled employees understand their rights

                From 2008 to June 2012, People First NZ ran an employment advocacy service, Works4Us, to assist disabled workers to understand their employment rights and in issues of employment. As part of this service Work4Us developed an Easy Read Individual Employment Agreement to assist workers with learning disabilities.
                People First New Zealand Inc., Helping disabled employees understand their rights, New Zealand