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              • PIKSL learning diff as IT Trainers_PRA_Photo5

                Persons with learning difficulties working as IT trainers

                Through this project people with learning difficulties use their IT knowledge to train senior citizens living in their neighbourhood. The concept has been developed by people with learning difficulties themselves. In addition to having employment, it provides them with the possibility to earn respect and recognition.
                PIKSL - Living in the community gGmbH, Germany

              • Controlling the computer with

                eye movements

                Irisbond Primma is a system whereby a simple and intuitive interface allows users to access any Windows computer application accurately through eye movement. With just the use of their eyes, those who are disabled and have slurred speech can access the usual functions, such as surfing the Internet, writing texts, sending an email, etc.
                Irisbond, Spain

              • A male person in a wheelchair gets an envelope from a man standing; both look into the camera. Behind them are one woman and three men standing in a semi-circle.

                Job fairs organized by the Disability Network

                Bangladesh Business & Disability Network was founded in 2017 by employers with the aim of creating a more disability inclusive workforce in Bangladesh. As of 2020 four job fairs for people with disabilities have been organized nationwide, resulting in more than 350 job placements with a retention rate of 80 per cent.
                BBDN - Bangladesh Business & Disability Network, Establishment of a Business and Disability Network to Facilitate Employment, Bangladesh

              • A male student is in front of a computer screen. He is holding a computer mouse in his right hand. On the screen are various forms and graphs. The mouse and keyboard rest on a yellow desk.

                Inclusive job preparation and placement in the media & entertainment sector

                AEMP offers pre-vocational and vocational training programmes in a range of technology, multimedia, and art-based themes, which focus on learning through play. In addition, the project provides mentoring and monitoring tools as well as various support and training to parents, educators, and professionals.
                AIMS Media Pvt. Ltd., Ability Enhancement Programme, India

              • A person in a white polo shirt is talking to a customer. He is a deaf pharmacist who works at Marien Apotheke. In the background is a variety of pharma products on shelves.

                Pharmacy specialized in employment and services for deaf people

                Since taking on the first deaf apprentice in 2008, the Vienna-based pharmacy has now trained two and employed a third deaf pharmacist. In addition, sign language courses were offered for hearing staff. For customers, the pharmacy offers barrier-free health information, including videos in sign language.
                Marien Pharmacy, Training and counselling for deaf people, Austria

              • Developing work and employment opportunities

                The "Socially Minded and Responsible Trading" (SMaRT) business model enables First Step Trust (FST) to develop work and employment opportunities for people with mental health conditions and other disabilities. In 2012 FST had three garages and two restaurants creating independent, sustainable income streams.
                First Step Trust, Developing work and employment opportunities, United Kingdom

              • Young people with and without disabilities at a training.

                Training Young Leaders in Accessibility and Inclusion

                Through its Accessibility Promotion Agents programme Escola de Gente trains young people with and without disabilities living in favelas as mediators for the rights of people with disabilities. The certified training provides skills that also increase their chances of finding employment. Between 2011 and 2017, 252 young people were trained.
                Escola de Gente - Communication in inclusion, Accessibility Promotion Agents, Brazil

              • Three children are lying on the grass their head with their decise arragend in a circle.

                Online training for parents and teachers of children with learning disabilities

                Accessing UrAbility, users are first guided through a selection tool to choose the best fitting Assistive Technology. They are then auto-assigned courses based on their technical abilities, language, and location. The courses contain video demonstrations, live Q&A sessions, and access to a closed meet-up group
                UrAbility, Assistive Technology to Support Children with Learning Disabilities, Ireland

              • Steven and his mentor, Paul, in the break room at Alberta Gas © Ready, Willing and Able Initiative Brian and colleagues sharing a story in the kitchen at Liberty-Grand © Ready, Willing and Able Initiative

                Creating employer demand for inclusive hiring

                By taking a demand rather than a supply focus, the initiative enters into a direct dialogue with employers, informing them why persons with intellectual disabilities make excellent employees and can fill regularly occurring vacancies. Begun in 2014 1,159 employment opportunities were secured by September 2016.
                Canadian Department of Employment and Social Development, Ready, Willing and Able Initiative (RWA) of 2014-2017
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)/Service Canada, Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) and Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance (CASDA), Canada, Canada

              • A young woman with dark hair and glasses stands in a supermarket in front of refrigerated shelves of fruit. She is wearing a yellow shirt and holding a bag of red grapes. She is smiling at the camera.

                National and cross-sector coordination to promote inclusive employment

                The project supports companies to employ people with disabilities through training and the creation of technical guidelines for workplace inclusion. Between 2009 and 2020 the project has provided consultancy to 220 companies and supported 700 people with disabilities into employment.
                Productivity Pact Program, Programa Pacto de Productividad, Colombia