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              • A scene in a public square in Africa, with two men and one woman steady one women who is unconscious or has fallen. All have serene facial expressions, one of the man is talking intensily to a crowd of people observing and taking pictures.

                Forum theatre alleviates war trauma and creates an inclusive stage and art experience

                Northern Uganda Hip Hop Culture's forum theatre addresses the challenges faced by people with disabilities, such as land grabs, denial of rights, and divorce. It uses audience interaction to explore solutions together, and can be easily adapted to different types of issues.
                Northern Uganda Hip Hop Culture, The Forum Theatre, Uganda

              • Two women wearing masks treat an infant laying on an orange matt while a third woman is looking at them with a worried gaze from the background. The scene unfolds on the inside of an accessible mobile bus.

                Mobile therapy for children in remote areas delivered by an accessible bus

                "Therapy on Wheels"is a mobile therapy for children, initiated by the Indian NGO Samphia Foundation. It consists of a team who travel from village to village in an accessible bus to provide services in India's mountainous regions. The bus is equipped with therapeutic tools and technology.
                Samphia Foundation, Therapy On Wheels, India

              • VerbaVoice offers an innovative online interpreting technology as well as full services for deaf and hard of hearing people: enabling students to equally participate in class; accessible events with captions, interpreting and live-stream.

                VerbaVoice developed a distant, internet-based interpreting system. For students and trainees with hearing impairments the online service offers access to information and enables full participation in knowledge society. VerbaVoice also offers live text and sign language video to enable accessibility in events, conferences, meetings etc.
                VerbaVoice GmbH, Technology and services for hearing impaired, Germany

              • Alejandro Moledo, European Disability Forum, at the final conference of the ICT4IAL project

                Transatlantic e-Accessibility standards cooperation

                In 2004 the United States and the European Union initiated a process to harmonize the standardisation of ICT accessibility requirements. This cooperation resulted in largely compatible standards, that can create enormous leverage for accessible technologies and possibly lay the groundwork for an international standard.
                United States Access Board, Mandate 376; European Standard on e-Accessibility EN 301 549 of 2014 of the European Commission, European Union Proposed rule for 508 Standards and the 255 Guidelines of 2015 of the U.S. Access Board, USA, United States of America

              • Online platform on community-based services

                Through an online database the project brings together – and shares information among – existing and new community-based service providers in Serbia for young people with disabilities in three areas: education, employment, and social protection. In 2015 the project’s web portal was visited by up to 1,000 persons per month.
                Youth with Disabilities Forum Serbia, Serbia

              • Five actors in headlamp are using sign language on stage.

                Person-centred support model for university students

                Through the UNESCO Chair project students with different impairments manage their own learning process and support needs. They can draw on a variety of resources, including a peer support programme. For teachers and families the chair offers workshops on person-centred educational planning.
                Salesian Polytechnic University, UNESCO Chair on Support Technologies for Educational Inclusion, Ecuador

              • A group meeting in a closed room with 8 people sitting at a large table each with their laptop and phones in front of them, and a camera in the back, some of them with visual impairments, discussing and listening.

                Online community puts competitive pressure on online services to be more accessible

                A11yID is an online community of digital product developers and people with disabilities, initiated by the NGO Suarise in Indonesia. In addition to providing exchanges on the topic of digital accessibility, reviews of websites, apps, and more are shared under the Hashtag TantanganAksesibilitas.
                Suarise, A11yID, Indonesia

              • 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.
                UNICEF New York, A scalable assistive technology initiative, Brazil

              • Four women sitting on white couches in front of screens showing persons and graphics. Each of them has headphones on. The screens hang on a bright green wall with trees drawn upon them.

                Audio-visual books in multiple accessible formats

                "Livros em múltiplos formatos acessíveis" is an audio-visual software that converts books into a range of accessible formats, including Brazilian sign language, in a single version. Complementing this, the NGO Mais Diferenças from Brazil offers training and organizes inclusive readings for people with and without disabilities.
                Mais Diferencas - Inclusive Education and Culture, Books in multiple accessible formats, Brazil

              • 74_Accessible Maps_Hilfsgem_CEIT_Foto

                AccessibleMaps are 'talking city maps' offering geographic information online and on mobile phone to persons with visual impairments. The description of the city environment is read out loud by a synthetic voice.

                The spoken description of the map gives an idea of what a street looks like, how long it is, and what infrastructure, shops, and parks are nearby. The tool can be used to prepare for an upcoming trip or, via the mobile application, to get detailed information about one's surroundings while walking through the city.
                CEIT ALANOVA - Central European Institute of Technology, City maps, read out loud, Austria