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              • The Sign Language Avatar Project

                SiMAX is a semi-automatic system designed to translate text into sign language by combining technology from animation pictures, the gaming industry, and computer-aided translation services. As a fully automatic translation is not possible, the translation process is managed by a professional, deaf person.
                signtime GmbH, Austria

              • 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

              • 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

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                The online route-planning tool wege-finden.at allows wheelchair users to plan their way through the city. Both official data and community-generated information are combined to suggest a real-time route to the user.

                Due to poorly available data, there was no satisfactory system for barrier-free routing in Europe until 2012. wege-finden.at therefore was developed by involving a group of the future end users and by cooperating with strategic partners. The target group are persons with mobility impairments, especially wheelchair users
                BIS Barriere Informations System, Web-based route planner, Austria

              • A young boy sitting in his wheelchair in front of a screen on a white table. He ist playing the eyeharp, a digital music instrument that can be controlled with eye or head movements.

                Eye and head-controlled digital musical instrument

                The EyeHarp Association, started in 2011 in Barcelona under the auspices of Pompeu Fabra University, has developed Eyeharp, a digital musical instrument controlled by eye and head movements. Musicians can play melodies by looking at the notes on the screen. EyeHarp has a ‘freemium’ business model, with a free basic version.
                EyeHarp, EyeHarp, Spain

              • 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

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                Multi-stakeholder approach towards Inclusive Education in Burkina Faso

                A multi-stakeholder approach is creating an inclusive environment whereby children with disabilities and other vulnerable children can attend a school close to their hometown. The project in the community of Garango is a pilot project that will serve as a model for the National Strategy of Inclusive Education in Burkina Faso.
                OCADES Caritas Burkina, Burkina Faso

              • Maria Nazareth (8) hat Trisomie 21 / Downsyndrom. Sie bekommt vom CBM-gefoerderten Projekt ASOPIECAD Fruehfoerderung. (c) CBM/Harms

                Creating communities for early childhood interventions

                This project is aimed at empowering community workers of local institutions to detect disabilities and to then provide the necessary care and early intervention. Similarly, it is aimed at parents and families by providing training in basic techniques and by guiding the education of their children with disabilities.
                ASOPIECAD - Association of Integrated Community Education Programmes Astrid Delleman, Nicaragua

              • A woman leads her dog, while holding her graduation certificate.

                A two-year programme with proven success in labour market integration

                TIL offers post-secondary education for adults over 18 years with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The two-year programme provides independent living-skills training and work experience to increase participants’ functional, social, and career skills. The graduating class of 2018 contained 23 students, 78 per cent found employment.
                Taft College, Transition to Independent Living programme (TIL), United States of America

              • Creating a role model for Tanzania`s Inclusive Education policy

                The project seeks to model Tanzania’s National Strategy on Inclusive Education by initiating systematic changes in education in three districts. These changes will influence school management, teacher training, and pupil support, as well as raise awareness and ensure that families and the communities are involved.
                ADD International - Action on Disability and Development, Tanzania