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              • In her office a young woman with red hair and a leopard patterned blouse sits in front of a screen and participates in an online accessibility training course.

                Online accessibility training for civil servants

                SENADIS, the National Disability Service of Chile, launched an online accessibility training programme for civil servants, called Preparados para Incluir, that offered three courses centred around accessibility, its legal framework, general principles, and access to ICT.
                SENADIS - National Service for the Disabled Chile, Preparados para Incluir (Ready to Include), Chile

              • Pointers Identify access features & obstacles e.g., a trip hazard. Information covers mobility, hearing, sight & cognitive issues. Knowing what to expect from a venue reduces anxiety & the need to contact them for clarification

                Picture galleries providing comprehensive insight into a venue´s accessibility

                Blue Badge Style, a social business from London, launched the Access Gallery which features images of venues, hotels, and restaurants overlaid with notes on accessibility features. The information can be accessed via an app through the Blue Badge Style website, a British disability organization, or via the venue’s website.
                Blue Badge Style, Blue Badge Style Access Gallery, United Kingdom

              • IBM Support to Enable India

                Bridging the gap to the ICT industry

                IBM has developed a self-assessment questionnaire that EnAble India can use to assist companies to gage their readiness to hire people with disabilities, as well as a guide for following-up with interviews so as to identify gaps and opportunities to increase the employment of people with disabilities.
                IBM Belgium, Belgium

              • This picture shows someone's hands holding a smartphone on which an app is identifying the banknote held in front of the camera.

                Mobile app that identifies banknotes from more than 100 currencies

                Cash Reader, developed by the start-up company Hayaku from the Czech Republic, is an app for smartphones that identifies banknote values for almost every currency globally. Users point their smartphone’s camera at the banknote and the app informs them of the value, either using speech or vibration patterns.
                Hayaku s.r.o., Cash Reader, Czech Republic

              • Training teachers to keep children with disabilities in school

                The specific target group of the project were 180 children in upper primary classes in 12 selected schools. 18 teachers (9 female/9 male) were qualified as master trainers in the inclusive child-to-child methodology. Furthermore, USDC advocates for Inclusive Education, seeking partnerships with likeminded organizations.
                Uganda Society for Disabled Children, Uganda

              • A man in a blue T-shirt with a laptop in front of him explains something to four other men who are all seated and listening to him.

                Providing vocational skills and career development to young adults with disabilities

                The training focuses on IT entrepreneurship and career development to enable employment or self-employment. Graduates are supported in their search for an internship or a job or receive a small grant to start a company. Between 2017 and 2020, 1,300 people and 570 special needs teachers were trained.
                Special Needs Initiative For Growth, TVET for Special Needs Young Adults in Low-Middle Income Countries, Nigeria

              • Supporting architects and urban planners to understand accessibility

                The GAATES-team developed a technology vendor database as well as learning and reference resources to support architects, planners, and engineers as well as small businesses to help them understand their obligations under the "Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act" and to support them in the implementation process.
                G3ICT, Canada

              • A man and a woman sit at a table at the front of a classroom, facing the classroom next to a FUWAVITA poster. Ten young people are sitting in the classroom looking towards the front.

                Entrepreneurship training programme for women with disabilities

                FUWAVITA was founded in 2018 by Aneth Geranda Isaya, the first deaf person to graduate from university in Tanzania. Aneth teaches women with disabilities to produce handicrafts and food that they can sell. By 2020, 500 women had successfully completed the economic generation training.
                FUWAVITA - Tanzania Joy Women Entrepreneurship for the Deaf, FUWAVITA, Tanzania

              • English skills for persons with learning difficulties

                The GNW-SupEFL online portal assists persons with specific learning difficulties in acquiring critical language skills in English. People with learning disabilities from six countries and EFL language teachers contribute to the design of the courses. The portal is available free of charge to people with special learning difficulties.
                GNW - Gauges North West, Hungary

              • ICT solution for people with reduced mobility to use public transport

                "App&Town Compagnon" is an app that allows people with reduced mobility to use public transport autonomously. The app was developed by Mass Factory Urban Accessible Mobility from Barcelona, Spain, and includes route planning, personalized guidance and assistance.
                Mass Factory Urban Accessible Mobility, S.L., App&Town Compagnon, Spain