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AMAC provides a cost-effective, replicable, scalable, holistic business model which provides accessible solutions and research for corporate, governmental and non-profit entities supporting post-secondary individuals with disabilities
AMAC offers a one-stop shop for digital and alternative media textbooks, cost-effective reuse of digital libraries, remote captioning and downloadable assistive technology software to quickly access materials at universities, colleges, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Over 300,000 textbook title records are updated weekly.
AMAC - Accessibility Solutions & Research Center, Digital Library with more than 300,000 textbooks, United States of America
Promoting self-employment in agriculture and aquaculture by training and microfinance
DRRA’s ‘Jibika’ project supports people with disabilities in the rural districts of Sathkhira and Jhenaidah to run their own vegetable or crab farming businesses by providing training and microfinance. Between 2017 and mid-2020, 514 people with disabilities were involved in running their own businesses.
DRRA - Disabled Rehabilitation and Research Association, JIBIKA, Bangladesh
Individualized supports help adults with autism find jobs
ACAP is a government-funded project offering a range of individualized services to support adults with autism to achieve their goals. Employment is an integral part of each plan. Starting in 2010 with just 37 participants, the programme has since grown to 180 by 2019, with 99 adults in employment.
Keystone Human Services, KAS - Keystone Autism Services, KAS Adult Community Autism Project, United States of America
Facilitating personal assistance service provision to persons with disabilities
WAG Assistenzgenossenschaft (WAG), an Austrian non-profit cooperative founded by people with disabilities, has been operating a personal assistance service model since 2002. The model allows high flexibility for the beneficiaries, and WAG acts as a legal employer for 685 assistants as of 2022.
WAG Assistenzgenossenschaft, Cooperative personal assistance model in Austria, Austria
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
Self-advocacy group of persons with intellectual disabilities
Im Jahr 2011 initiierte das Instituto Jô Clemente in São Paulo, Brasilien, das Projekt "Selbstverteidigung", um Menschen mit geistigen Behinderungen zu befähigen, sich selbst zu verteidigen. Seit 2015 hat die Gruppe von Selbstvertretern einen Sitz im Stadtrat von São Paulo, im Jahr 2022 hatte sie 30 Mitglieder:innen.
Jo Clemente Institute, Self-Defence Project, Brazil
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
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
Training for an active role in society
Freedom School is a five-day, interactive summer course with 18 disabled participants (plus personal assistants) focused on developing talents and skills for self-advocacy and implementing personal projects that can contribute to the better participation and self-determination of people with disabilities.
Independent Living VZW, Belgium
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
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