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              • Social inclusion through Special Olympics

                Unified Sports Recreation

                Through the Special Olympics Unified Sports Recreation model, children are able to participate in an inclusive sports setting based on football. The project mission is to implement the model in Turkey for children aged 8 to 12 with support from six local professional football clubs and the Turkish Football Association.
                Special Olympics, Turkey

              • A project participant and her mentor hug in front of a British building.

                University inclusion programme for persons with intellectual disabilities

                "Uni 2 beyond" enables individuals with intellectual disabilities to attend lectures and tutorials at the University of Sydney with the support of peer mentors. The participants also undertake a paid internship, during which they receive support from a workplace mentor and have access to personalized career advice.
                The Centre for Disability Studies, Uni 2 beyond, Australia

              • Finding employment by profound training

                Trainings include theoretical modules and a period of job sampling in the open labour market. The course material was written for and in collaboration with intellectually disabled people. There are no formal assessments, as many of the young adults are illiterate. Approximately 35 adults are trained each year.
                Living Link, South Africa

              • Vic, a project participant in a wheel chair graduats, while people in ropes are standing around him and smiling.

                Disability inclusive workforce development for all students in higher education

                In 2012, the University of Cape Town (UCT) launched a study programme on disability for students with and without disabilities at postgraduate, master and doctoral level. The curriculum focuses on promoting inclusive practices in education, health and social context. In 2019 there were more than 100 students in the programme.
                University of Cape Town, inclusion for Social Justice (ISJ), South Africa

              • A man pushes another man in a wheel chair to a barrier during a accessibility training.

                Teaching architects and students to use Universal Design principles

                The Center for Universal Design focuses on bringing Universal Design and accessibility into architectural education. People with disabilities are involved as core team members in formulating the curricula and creating course content. They are also invited as user experts and for conducting the training programmes.
                BNCA - Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College for Architecture For Women, Universal Design Center, Opening Minds to Universal Design, India

              • The cast of Born This Way on stage having won the 2016 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program.

                Fighting Stigma through Hollywood and Jobs Creation

                The organization collaborates with Hollywood writers to promote positive, accurate, and diverse portrayals of disability. It has created the Hollywood Disability Inclusion Toolkit and the Emmy Award-winning TV show “Born This Way,” starring people with Down syndrome. At the political level, RespectAbility focuses on employment
                RespectAbility, United States of America

              • Seeds of Wellness participants in communal space.

                Supported Housing for Women with Psychosocial Disabilities and Sexual Trauma

                Three or four women with post-traumatic stress disorder due to sexual abuse share an apartment. A female social worker and rehabilitation counselor, both trained in sexual trauma and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), visit the apartment daily. The service offers personal meetings, group therapy, and peer support.
                ENOSH - The Israeli Mental Health Association, Seeds of Wellness, Israel

              • Member of Parliament filming video.

                Electoral inclusion campaign for people with intellectual disabilities

                ICanVote is a campaign to support the right of people with intellectual disabilities to participate in elections. It focuses on providing three key components: easy language and dual-read content on political citizenship, online campaign information through web and social media, and multimedia materials in easy read language.
                Inclusion Melbourne, ICanVote, Australia

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                Study kit about citizenship and personal rights

                The objective is to develop and tools and information that provide people with cognitive disabilities with knowledge of their personal rights, and to give them tools for practicing these rights. Based on positive experiences, a project has been initiated in 2014 to extend access to the kit to adults with more severe cognitive disabilities.
                Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Denmark

              • Stimulating political participation for persons with an intellectual disability

                Self-advocates of Our New Future explore the possibilities and barriers to participating in local and regional political meetings. Together with advisors they work out ways to enable people with intellectual disabilities to access political processes. Political bodies are given tools to better support their participation.
                Onze Nieuwe Toekomst, Belgium