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              • The Living Link: Creating Abilities from Disabilities

                To enhance the potential of intellectually disabled adults The Living Link developed a one-year Adult Integration Programme, which consists of teaching essential work readiness and life-skills, providing work training and experience and attending a five-day "Independent Living tour," during which newly learned skills are applied and assessed.
                Living Link, South Africa

              • Project participants are sitting around a table in front a shelf, which holds art works.

                Multi-stakeholder groups developing accessibility solutions in museums

                ARCHES is an EU-funded project that brings together partners from the fields of culture, technology, and academia, as well as people with disabilities. The programme develops, tests, and implements solutions to improve access to culture. Innovations include tactile art and an app to aid museum navigation.
                KHM - Museum of Art History Vienna, ARCHES, Austria

              • Two children are playing with colorful cubes in front of a toy shelf in Kindergarden in the Berd region.

                Supporting smooth and inclusive transitions from preschool to primary school

                For teachers SMILE offers capacity-building training on Inclusive Education and mentoring visits to assistance. Also the parents are supported to encourage them to actively participate in their children's education. Furthermore, the programme also promotes cooperation between teachers and parents.
                Bridge of Hope, SMILE for Children, Armenia

              • 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

              • Four children watching a story book video with sign language.

                Creating bilingual storybooks in written and sign language

                With the VL2 Storybook Creator deaf children can use touch screen tablets to read independently, but also to learn and even create texts in both sign language and printed text. The programme, also trains and supports the deaf community to develop vital skills – including filming, editing and translating.
                Gallaudet University, VL2 Storybook Creator, United States of America

              • Matanel with his supported decision-making supporter, Michael

                Demonstrating supported decision-making to change national guardianship laws

                Bizchut supports people with intellectual and psychosocial disabilities as well as autism to retain control over important life decisions, with the assistance of trained professionals and volunteers. From 2014 to 2018, approximately 2,300 individuals have received training and 50 have received supported decision-making services.
                BIZCHUT - Israel Human Rights Center for People with Disabilities, Israel

              • Access to education for refugee children with disabilities

                The mission of this project is to improve the access to education for children with disabilities in the refugee camp of Gihembe (rural area) as well as in the town of Kigali (urban area) in Rwanda. After a pilot study, the initiative will share the results with its main partners, who are working on refugee issues in Rwanda.
                IRD - Initiative for Refugees with Disabilities, Rwanda

              • Towards an accessible Province

                Ontario wants to become a fully accessible province by 2025. The AODA-Act includes guidelines for public space design, employment, information and communication, transportation and customer service. The "Regulation on Integrated Accessibility Standards" (IASR) defines 200 concrete requirements.
                Accessibility Directorate of Ontario, Canada – Province of Ontario – Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Canada

              • Three internships to provide a variety of career options

                Project SEARCH prepares young people with intellectual disabilities for successful employment and job development. The programme takes place entirely within a business setting, providing students with three internships to allow them to explore a variety of career options. In 2016, the project operated 405 programmes worldwide.
                Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Centre, Project SEARCH, United States of America

              • The right to youth education

                The law enables young people with special needs to attain personal, social and vocational competencies through a three-year youth education. The training is based on a person-centred curriculum. It can take place in different schools or in the form of work experiences, and is completed with a certificate.
                Danish Ministry of Children and Education, The right to youth education, Denmark