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              • Voting independently and privately

                eVoting improves access for the impaired as well as for the illiterate and citizens living abroad. The voting software was customized to support 12 languages, and included zoom and contrasting options on the kiosk screen and an audio interface. It also offers such additional features as headphones and a specially selected keyboard.
                Scytl, Australia

              • Training persons with intellectual disabilities to be self-advocates

                The training of self-advocates takes an average of ten months and covers human rights, participation mechanisms, supported decision-making, and development of expressive ability, with the help of manuals and group teaching. Over 400 persons with intellectual disabilities and 100 facilitators undertook the training between 2014 and 2018.
                FEPAPDEM - National Federation of Mothers and Fathers of People with Intellectual Disability, Ecuador

              • A group of 5 men women, one sitting in a wheelchair with a transportation device attached, stand in front of a wooden shed each holding up the "peace sign" with their hands.

                Accessible agriculture technology creating inclusive jobs in rural areas

                Initiated by Light for the World, an international NGO, the "Accessible Agriculture" project is assisting farmers with disabilities and older persons to participate in farming through the development of personalized assistive technology, adapting processes such as water transportation and mushroom growing.
                Light for the World Cambodia, Accessible Agriculture – The Agri-Lab Experience, Cambodia

              • A family sits in a circle at the local On the Verge of Adulthood workshop, smiling and watching each other.

                Action plans to support the transition from secondary school

                "On the Verge of Adulthood" supports people with intellectual impairment in the phase of becoming adults. Together, a personal action plan is drawn up on key issues such as work, housing or further education. The implementation involves not only the young people and their parents, but also other relevant stakeholders.
                KVPS - Service Foundation for People with Intellectual Disability, On the Verge of Adulthood, Finland

              • Life Skills trainer demonstrating for a group of volunteers and Ms Sara Minkara how to use the white cane.

                Empowerment of youth with disabilities involving their families and communities

                ETI primarily focuses on young people with visual impairments, offering life-skills training in group and one-to-one settings, parent workshops, and other community activities to promote social inclusion. ETI also works with relief agencies to ensure that young refugees with disabilities can also access its programmes.
                ETI - Empowerment Through Integration, Lebanon

              • Service IT-platform available in several European countries

                In 2015, Helpific started a web-based IT-platform that connects people who need assistance in independent living to local volunteers and paid support. The IT-platform enables people to post requests as well as offers of support in a variety of categories. In 2018, Helpific had more than 6,200 registered members.
                Helpific Estonia, Estonia

              • People with physical disabilities participating in a demonstration.

                Engaging persons with disabilities in all levels of politics

                DEC-N conducts regular dialogue with political parties and local public and non-government bodies to encourage inclusive policies, and an organizational taskforce supports voter registering and participation. Since 2012, some 200 people with disabilities have participated in local planning, 1,055 have registered to vote.
                DEC-Nepal - Disable Empowerment and Communication Center, Nepal

              • Comprehensive accessibility programme for large refugee camps

                Inclusive Rohingya Response was launched by the Centre for Disability in Development, a leading NGO in Bangladesh. It identifies inaccessible facilities in refugee camps of the Rohingya people and modifies them with locally available materials, provides training for staff members and health and rehabilitation services for people with disabilities.
                CDD - Centre for Disability and Development, Inclusive Rohingya Response, Bangladesh

              • Rotary employment partnership

                AACL connects individuals with developmental disabilities to the jobs created by Rotarians and assists the employers to sustain employment by maximally utilising natural supports. In 2012 there were over 30 clubs in Alberta involved and more than 200 jobs had been created with an average wage substantially above the minimum wage.
                Alberta Association for Community Living, Rotary employment partnership, Canada

              • Comprehensive support to entrepreneurs with disabilities

                FSC Inserta, has established entrepreneurship as an option for people with disabilities. Support includes counselling, training, guidance, and financial assistance. Some 1,500 entrepreneurial projects have been supported since the programme’s founding in 1988 and approximately 5,000 persons have received support.
                ONCE Foundation, Entrepreneurship Programme FSC Inserta, Spain