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              • A boy with visual impairments being trained to famiilarise with his surroundings in the woods.

                Teaching the clicking of tongue technique to navigate

                World Access for the Blind trains blind and visually impaired persons the technique of human echolocation and calls its training Flashsonar (quite like the navigation of bats). The technique allows people to navigate using tongue-clicking and by responding to the reflected sound from their surroundings.
                World Access for the Blind, Flashsonar, United States of America

              • LEA Beratungsgespräch

                Comprehensive support and jobs for persons with epilepsy

                Leben mit Epilepsie in der Arbeitswelt provides a variety of services to people with epilepsy concerning their integration in the job market. Between 2011 and 2015, the organization supported 818 clients to find and maintain work. In addition, 178 people with epilepsy were given further practical help and support.
                Institute for Epilepsy, LEA - Living with Epilepsy in the World of Work, Leben mit Epilepsie in der Arbeitswelt (LEA), Austria

              • Two men with visual impairments using the computer with a dog in the room.

                Free technology-support helpline for

                persons who are blind or visually impaired

                Clients at home, school, or work can contact the helpline via their smartphone, computer, or tablet. In this way they receive real-time instructions, primarily via phone, five days a week, addressing questions in four languages. The tech-support staff includes a manager and five specialists who are themselves blind or visually-impaired.
                Migdal Or Rehabilition Center for the Blind, Israel

              • Being employed by a university for the duration of PhD study

                Promi ("Promotion inclusive") enables and promotes postgraduate education for students with disabilities. Initiated in 2012, 45 45 graduates have been placed in PhD programmes at their university by 2016 and provided with employment for the duration of their studies at one of the 21 partner universitites of Promi.
                University of Koeln, project “Promi”, Germany

              • PRA173321 ROM Pentru Voi Foundation2

                Offering professional services of well-trained persons with intellectual disabilities to companies

                With its Social Enterprises programme the Pentru Voi Foundation promotes the social inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in the work place through various activities, including personnel leasing, job coaching and skills enhancement training and collaborations with companies. 90% of the customers of these services are private companies.
                Pentru Voi Foundation, Social Enterprises, Romania

              • 165 Palanee Attachment DWCPD_ATHENA_Foto

                ATHENA is a mobile Further Education and Training (FET) College which provides free 'learnerships' to persons with disabilities in poverty-stricken rural areas. Young people with disabilities gain initial work experience while studying towards a nationally recognised qualification.

                In order to empower the rural youth with disabilities, ATHENA offers learnerships free of charge. Each learner is placed in a host workplace close to their home and allocated a permanent employee as coach and mentor. Each successful learner graduates with a national qualification and a full year of relevant workplace experience.
                ATHENA Interactive Training Network (Pty) Ltd., Fighting unemployment in poverty-stricken areas, South Africa

              • Blind voter counts and selects political subject during mock election. Blind voter enters polling station.

                Tactile Ballot Guides for Blind Voters

                The tactile ballot guide has cut-out holes and lines along one side to indicate the sequence of candidates. The ballot paper is placed under the guide and an audio recording describes the parties and candidates that correspond to the holes. The guide can be used multiple times and does not require knowledge of the Braille font.
                Central Election Commission of Georgia, Georgia

              • A whole IKEA department run by persons with disabilities

                alsterarbeit is a social enterprise providing jobs for people with disabilities such as gardening, carpentry, packaging, IT, and gastronomy. In June 2014, the organization entered an agreement with IKEA to run the recovery department of IKEA at the Altona store in Hamburg, creating 30 jobs for people with disabilities.
                alsterarbeit, Cooperation with IKEA, Germany

              • Inclusive school systems rolled-out in Zimbabwe

                This project aims to support nearly 3,000 children with disabilities to go to school in rural Mashonaland West Province, in Zimbabwe. It also equips schools with accessible facilities, teacher training, and awareness raising for Inclusive Education within the local communities. Results should also influence Inclusive Education policies and practices across Zimbabwe.
                Leonard Cheshire Disability, Zimbabwe

              • JDC Israel Unlimited Common sport activities.

                Pioneering a personal budget model as part of national social services

                Although the concept of a personal budget is an established practice in the United States and parts of Europe, it is new for Israel. Between 2016 and 2018, some 200 professionals have been trained and 50 people with a variety of disabilities have benefitted. In 2019, another 300 beneficiaries joined the program.
                JDC Israel - Israel Unlimited, Personal Budget Model, Israel