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              • 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

              • A person on a wheelchair and three other people crossing a wide road.

                Accessibility assessments of urban areas using 114 indicators

                PPAS AU is a paper-based assessment form to review the level of ease by which persons with disabilities, the elderly, and children can move through public spaces such as a pavements, crossings, and buildings. PPAS AU has been used in six neighbourhoods in and around Montréal since the start of the initiative in 2015.
                Logic Society, PPAS AU Audit of Safe Active Pedestrian Potential, Canada

              • Hospital internships as a strong bridge to the open labour market

                Project SEARCH offers young people with intellectual disabilities an internship programme at Naas General Hospital. Over a nine-month period, the interns take part in different real job experiences and then seek employment. Following the first year, all interns who completed the programme found employment in the open labour market.
                KARE - Promoting Inclusion for People with Intellectual Disabilities, Project SEARCH, Ireland

              • Large-scale access to health services in a low-income country

                MoveAbility initiated a project in Togo by working with a national school and a service provider to strengthen rehabilitation services. The coursework includes management and leadership training, the introduction of standardized operational procedures and protocols, and financial sustainability planning.
                ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross, MoveAbility Foundation, Togo

              • Persons with disabilities, members of village DRM committee, participate actively in commune meeting to develop commune DRM plan_Malteser

                Widening effective participation of people with disabilities in community-based disaster risk management - that is the mission of this project run by Malteser International and local partners in Vietnam.

                A manual on inclusive community-based disaster risk management was created to complement the national project of "Awareness Raising and Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction" (CBDRM). A pilot project was launched in 47 villages in 6 communes of 3 district of Quang Nam province.
                Malteser International, Manual on inclusive disaster risk management, Vietnam

              • 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

              • A woman stands in a classroom and points to a sheet of paper on the wall with lots of colourful sticky notes on it. A male sign language interpreter stands to the left of her facing the room.

                Training and online job-matching for students and graduates with disabilities

                Since 2016, EmployAble Africa has been focusing on data and technology. There are online and mobile learning programmes for students and teachers, support for companies, and a job platform that works with trend analyses and auto-matching. In 2019, 560 persons were trained and 290 were placed.
                Employable Africa, Envision Africa, Tanzania

              • Large-scale support for employers who have to meet a quota of employees with disabilities

                Helm assists employers by short-listing suitable candidates, identifying the required accommodations and ensuring that employees maintain their jobs by on-the-job training and regular follow-up with both the employee and employer. Between 2014 and 2017 Helm has worked with more than 250 companies.
                Helm, Egypt

              • A man who has had his right hand and left leg amputated sits next to an upturned bike in a workshop and examines the chain.

                Providing bicycles and training to support income-generation activities

                Since 2001, AABRAR has run a bicycle-training programme with a monthly intake of 20 participants. A trainer teaches the trainees how to repair and ride bicycles, which are modified by AABRAR's mechanics to accommodate the needs of the trainees' disabilities. By 2020, 7,000 people have been trained.
                AABRAR - Afghan Amputee Bicylists for Rehabilitation and Recreation, Bicycle Training Programme, Afghanistan