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              • Two girl are clapping their hands and a blind boy is touching something in front of him, getting information by his teacher.

                A worldwide online library of good practices in Inclusive Education

                DIVERSA serves as a "resource bank" on inclusive education for educators, policy makers and other stakeholders. The website includes disability data, policies, and strategies as well as stories and articles. Although it is available in Portuguese only, DIVERSA has had users from more than 100 countries.
                Rodrigo Mendes Institute, DIVERSA, Brazil

              • Personal development through employment

                Samhall is a state-owned company assigned to provide Meaningful work that furthers the personal development of people with disabilities. In 2013, 20,000 people were employed in 250 localities throughout Sweden and a total of almost 25,000 had been able to take the next step to a job with another employer.
                Samhall, Personal development through employment, Sweden

              • Scandic has taken on the challenge to include accessibility in everything they do. When designing rooms for persons with disabilities, Scandic ensure that they are as well-designed as any other room, with practical solutions that go almost unnoticed, except by those who really need them.

                In consultation with organisations for people with special accessibility needs, a checklist of 110 points was developed. The Scandic's accessibility standard encompasses everything offered by the hotel and is an integral consideration for all products and services at the hotel. Scandic also offer online training for its staff.
                Scandic Hotels, Everybody is welcome in an accessible hotel, Norway

              • Two young men, one in a white T-shirt and one in a yellow T-shirt wearing a blue hat look at a piece of paper on the wall listing the exam rooms. Both are smiling and laughing.

                Making civil service positions accessible for people with intellectual disabilities

                To enable people with intellectual disabilities to apply for public vacancies, Plena Inclusi├│n, together with the Spanish Committee of Representatives of People with Disabilities, developed a special call for employment for the Ministry of Public Functions. From 2012 to 2020, 448 people were able to find a job.
                Plena Inclusion Spain, Public Sector Employment, Spain

              • Equal employment opportunities

                Specialisterne is internationally recognised as the first and foremost example of how highly functioning people with autism can become effectively integrated in society and provide valuable, high quality services to their employers. The model has the flexibility to fit local culture and community in cooperation with local stakeholders.
                Specialisterne Foundation, Equal employment opportunities, Denmark

              • Felting and knitting skills as the key to self-employment

                EPSA produces and sells a variety of felting and knitting products made by young women with disabilities. Participants in their vocational training are provided with meals and accommodations. Since 2009, almost 400 young women have benefited from being trained and equipped to work on a self-employment base.
                EPSA - Entire Power in Social Action, Employment programme for young women with physical disabilities., Nepal

              • Building disability-smart business

                BDI promotes economic and social inclusion by making it easier for corporations to employ and do business with disabled people. Members jointly fund a "not for profit", expert resource which builds their capacity to deliver the business improvement. In 2012 BDI had some 350 members employing nearly 20% of the UK workforce.
                BDF - Business Disability Forum, Building disability-smart business, United Kingdom

              • A young woman stands in a car park wearing a maroon jacket and black polo shirt. She is wearing a staff lanyard and looking at the camera and smiling. Behind her is the storefront of Staples.

                A skills-based approach to matching jobseekers with autism to local employers

                An individualized job-matching process is designed to identify 'hidden' skills and to help develop strategies for people with autism and developmental disabilities to connect with the workforce. The practice, pioneered in Canada, was also implemented in 2014 in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.
                Avalon Employment, Inc., Autism Employment Facilitator, Canada

              • A group picture with a doctor, a volunteer, an engineer, a person with disability and family members standing in front of a white flight of stairs.

                University organizing courses for multidisciplinary teams to build accessible homes

                The Mahasarakham University in Bangkok developed Home For Life, a three-day training workshop for civil servants, urban developers, and public health practitioners focused on creating accessible indoor and outdoor built environments, especially for persons with physical disabilities.
                MSU-DU - Mahasarakham University, Universal Design Center, Home For Life, Thailand

              • A group picture of people with different disabilities by the Machu Picchu site.

                Wheelchair-accessible tours in Amazonia, the Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu

                SAFA offers tours to various South America destinations that are accessible by wheelchair users (including hotels, restaurants, availability of accessible transport, etc.). SAFA therefore developed a systematic approach to evaluating potential locations. In 2016 approximately 300 wheelchair users booked tours.
                South America For All, Ecuador