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                Study kit about citizenship and personal rights

                The objective is to develop and tools and information that provide people with cognitive disabilities with knowledge of their personal rights, and to give them tools for practicing these rights. Based on positive experiences, a project has been initiated in 2014 to extend access to the kit to adults with more severe cognitive disabilities.
                Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Denmark

              • Stimulating political participation for persons with an intellectual disability

                Self-advocates of Our New Future explore the possibilities and barriers to participating in local and regional political meetings. Together with advisors they work out ways to enable people with intellectual disabilities to access political processes. Political bodies are given tools to better support their participation.
                Onze Nieuwe Toekomst, Belgium

              • Funding for running for an elected office

                The Access to Elected Office for Disabled People Fund, established in 2012, offers individual grants to persons with disabilities who wish to put themselves forward as a candidate or for running their election campaign, but who incur additional costs associated with their disability. As of 2014 the Fund had supported 50 candidates.
                UK Government Equalities Office, ACCESS TO ELECTED OFFICE FOR DISABLED PEOPLE FUND, United Kingdom

              • The Sign Language Avatar Project

                SiMAX is a semi-automatic system designed to translate text into sign language by combining technology from animation pictures, the gaming industry, and computer-aided translation services. As a fully automatic translation is not possible, the translation process is managed by a professional, deaf person.
                signtime GmbH, Austria

              • A large group comprised of female and male members of the polish accessibility board, some with disabilities, stand in a conference room in front of a white projector screen.

                Countrywide policy to improve accessibility on all levels, backed by a substantial budget

                Accessibility Plus 2018–2025, a programme of the Polish Ministry of Development Funds, pushes the issue of accessibility in Poland in different ways: through legal regulations, investment in the skills of key professional groups such as architects, and in the development of new assistive technologies based on Universal Design.
                Polish Ministry of Development Funds and Regional Policy, Programme Accessibility Plus, Poland

              • Microboards: Small non-profits for supported decision-making

                A "Microboard" is a small group of family and friends who join a person with disabilities to create a non- profit organization so as to support the person to create the life he or she envisions. The network enhances supports that may previously have been solely the responsibility of parents or other relatives.
                Vela Microboard Association, Canada