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              • 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

              • PRA173321 ROM Pentru Voi Foundation2

                Offering professional services of well-trained persons with intellectual disabilities to companies

                With its Social Enterprises programme the Pentru Voi Foundation promotes the social inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in the work place through various activities, including personnel leasing, job coaching and skills enhancement training and collaborations with companies. 90% of the customers of these services are private companies.
                Pentru Voi Foundation, Social Enterprises, Romania

              • LEA Beratungsgespräch

                Comprehensive support and jobs for persons with epilepsy

                Leben mit Epilepsie in der Arbeitswelt provides a variety of services to people with epilepsy concerning their integration in the job market. Between 2011 and 2015, the organization supported 818 clients to find and maintain work. In addition, 178 people with epilepsy were given further practical help and support.
                Institute for Epilepsy, LEA - Living with Epilepsy in the World of Work, Leben mit Epilepsie in der Arbeitswelt (LEA), Austria

              • A women in a white jacket is standing in a classroom, explaining something; female and male students sit on white chairs and have tables in front of them

                Ministry of Education organizing Individual Training Plans for transition to work

                Individual Transition Plans (ITPs) are designed to support young people with special educational needs in the essential transitions in their lives. An ITP is designed and implemented collaboratively by the student, their parents and teachers, and educational guidance and employment service providers.
                Montenegrin Ministry of Education, Science and Sports, Individual Transition Plans (ITPs) for Students with Special Needs, Montenegro

              • A whole IKEA department run by persons with disabilities

                alsterarbeit is a social enterprise providing jobs for people with disabilities such as gardening, carpentry, packaging, IT, and gastronomy. In June 2014, the organization entered an agreement with IKEA to run the recovery department of IKEA at the Altona store in Hamburg, creating 30 jobs for people with disabilities.
                alsterarbeit, Cooperation with IKEA, Germany

              • A boy with visual impairments being trained to famiilarise with his surroundings in the woods.

                Teaching the clicking of tongue technique to navigate

                World Access for the Blind trains blind and visually impaired persons the technique of human echolocation and calls its training Flashsonar (quite like the navigation of bats). The technique allows people to navigate using tongue-clicking and by responding to the reflected sound from their surroundings.
                World Access for the Blind, Flashsonar, United States of America

              • Being employed by a university for the duration of PhD study

                Promi ("Promotion inclusive") enables and promotes postgraduate education for students with disabilities. Initiated in 2012, 45 45 graduates have been placed in PhD programmes at their university by 2016 and provided with employment for the duration of their studies at one of the 21 partner universitites of Promi.
                University of Koeln, project “Promi”, Germany

              • Creating an inclusive strategy for a multinational company

                Wipro Ltd. is a global IT- and consulting company with a workforce of more than 170,000 people. In 2009, Wipro launched a formal Disability Inclusion Policy Framework and governance mechanism to create an inclusive environment within the company, benefitting more than 2,000 people with various disabilities.
                Wipro Ltd., inclusive company strategy, India

              • Initiating microfinancing and micro-enterprises for a whole city sub-district

                In 2015, YPSA surveyed 1,250 persons with disabilities in Sitakund and organized them into 50 self-help groups. Based on their socio-economic background and personal interest, 250 persons were selected to receive interest-free loans, vocational training as well as support to establish their own businesses.
                YPSA - Young Power in Social Action, Sitakund sub-district of Chittagong, Bangladesh

              • A woman in a wheelchair sits at a sewing machine sewing a canvas tote bag. A large stack of finished totes is on the floor nearby.

                Training job coaches to support jobseekers with disabilities and employers

                Since 2018 the Accessible Employment project has been training people with and without disabilities in Cambodia as job coaches, who then support jobseekers while also working with employers. In 2019 there were ten trained job coaches, and 54 people with disabilities had gained employment.
                Light for the World Cambodia, Accessible Employment, Cambodia