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              • Vocational Training Platform_PRA_Photo1

                A million-user online platform is strengthening Latein American DPOs

                The POETA model is is an accessible vocational toolbox for organisations, so-called DPOs, working with people with disabilities in the areas of life skills, technologies and vocational preparation. The POETA Social Franchise Platform replicates and expands the model for DPOs, in Latin America and the Caribbean.
                Trust for the Americas, United States of America

              • Children learning a song with their parents.

                Bilingual Classes Supporting Families to Learn Sign Language Together

                Using a team of one person who is deaf and one who can hear, kinderhände offers bilingual classes in German and ÖGS to children aged six months to 14 years and their families. It also has an online platform for families to use at home, and has developed teacher-training modules to support ÖGS use in schools.
                kinderhaende e.V., Austria

              • There are 16 people wearing a Virtualahan shirt jumping with two people who are in their wheelchairs in front raising their hands enthusiastically.

                Training persons with disabilities in the Philippines to work as digital freelancers

                The 10-week programme includes demand-driven digital skills training, work-based learning, and employment support. Virtualahan also employs its own graduates to work as online outsourcing professionals. Since 2015 more than 400 people have graduated from the programme and 78 per cent have found employment.
                Virtualahan Inc., Virtualahan, Philippines

              • Vocational training and meaningful jobs for persons who are blind or visually impaired

                The Nhat Hong Centre for the Blind and Visually Impaired trains its students so as to enable them to join the open labour force as well as the supported labour markets in Ho Chi Minh City. The programme creates a personalized career plan that is not only tailored to the job search, but also to personal interests and skills.
                Nhat Hong Center for The Blind and Visually Impaired, Career Training Programme, Vietnam

              • Promoting micro-enterprises and entrepreneurship

                ARUNIM’s key objective is to create a Marketing Federation and facilitate entrepreneurs with disabilities to become "Contributors and Job Creators". ARUNIM works with 192 NGOs as well as individual entrepreneurs as members across the country. It reaches out to more than 3,000 persons with disabilities.
                Association for Rehabilitation under National Trust Initiative of Marketing, Promoting micro-enterprises and entrepreneurship, India

              • Employing people on the autism spectrum and hiring them out as consultants

                Passwerk recruits people from the autism spectrum as consultants, places them in a suitable job, and offers them long-term job coaching. Passwerk consultants are specialized in IT services. In 2020 the company employed more than 120 consultants, and it has worked with more than 200 clients since 2008.
                Passwerk, Passwerk, Belgium

              • A scalable assistive technology initiative

                The F123 Initiative leverages investments made by thousands of individuals, companies, and governments in free and open-source technologies to make internships, and consequently employment opportunities, that are available in small companies accessible to persons with disabilities.
                F123 Consulting, A scalable assistive technology initiative, Brazil

              • Competition among students for innovative devices and software

                UNIKATE is a competition among a wide variety of students to solve every-day problems of persons with disabilities and the elderly. UNIKATE’s mission is to use their creative potential to invent tools and devices that support the specific needs, with the goal of constructing prototypes of the most promising ideas.
                Austrian Council for the Disabled, Unikate Ideenwettbewerb, Austria

              • The projects include a series of activities led by disabled people to empower other disabled people. Among these were the first ever national survey of disabled people in senior jobs, the first network of disabled people in senior jobs and a guide written by and for disabled people, rooted in stories and evidence of "what works".
                Disability Rights UK, People with disabilites career development, United Kingdom

              • Support for students with disabilities

                The "Institute Integriert Studieren" is a teaching and research facility for accessibility and assisted technologies and a support centre for students with disabilities. Preparing graduates with disabilities for employment is considered an essential element. The measures aimed at students are supplemented by a mentoring system.
                Johannes Kepler University Linz, Support for students with disabilities, Austria