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              • 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

              • Maria Nazareth (8) hat Trisomie 21 / Downsyndrom. Sie bekommt vom CBM-gefoerderten Projekt ASOPIECAD Fruehfoerderung. (c) CBM/Harms

                Creating communities for early childhood interventions

                This project is aimed at empowering community workers of local institutions to detect disabilities and to then provide the necessary care and early intervention. Similarly, it is aimed at parents and families by providing training in basic techniques and by guiding the education of their children with disabilities.
                ASOPIECAD - Association of Integrated Community Education Programmes Astrid Delleman, Nicaragua

              • GRETA user opens app in cinema before film begins. A person ready to go to the cinema.

                Mobile App Providing Captioning and Audio Description in Cinemas

                Film distributors provide Greta & Starks with an audio description and subtitles for films that are showing in cinemas and the company uploads these to the free GRETA app, which people can then use in cinemas without needing special equipment. Over 30,000 people used the app between 2014 and 2018, and 80 to 100 films are added each year.
                Greta & Starks Apps, GRETA App, Germany

              • 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

              • London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games © Mark Todd

                NATIONAL E-ACCESSIBILITY POLICY

                Qatar’s National eAccessibility Policy faces the fact that Arabic did not feature in assistive technology and helps to reduce a number of the most severe barriers. It lays the foundation for an accessible ICT ecosystem by introducing assistive technology solutions in Arabic, providing support for people with disabilities and training for professionals.
                Qatari Ministry of Information and Communication Technology of Qatar, Comprehensive eAccessibility policy, Qatar

              • The open-source software 'Universal Maths Conversion Library' (UMCL) was developed into a web-based tool to convert all kinds of documents containing mathematical formulae into Braille.

                MathInBraille improved the open source software "Universal Maths Conversion Library" and developed a web portal. This means the tool can be used online without users having to install specific software. With the web-based convertion tool the user can convert different document formats into accessible versions.
                Hilfsgemeinschaft - Austrian Association supporting the Blind and Visually Impaired, Web-portal to convert math formulae into Braille, Austria

              • Someone recording a woman for the mobile news application.

                Easy access to news for persons with disabilities

                Newz Hook provides easy access to news for persons with hearing and visual impairments as well as intellectual disabilities. It also informs parents and special educators on innovations. Between 2016 until 2017, Newz Hook has gained 8,000 users of the app and 20,000 users who read the news every day on the website.
                BarrierBreak, Newz Hook, India

              • Mystery Clients with disabilities evaluating the accessibility and usability of services

                Access Israel, a leading NGO, trains training people with different disabilities to act as ‘mystery shoppers’ to covertly assess the level of accessibility and usability of services. Businesses pay for the service to improve their services, and many use it regularly. By 2021 testing teams had completed more than 300 assessments.
                Access Israel, Accessibility Testing and Evaluation by Undercover Clients with Disabilities, Israel

              • A woman leads her dog, while holding her graduation certificate.

                A two-year programme with proven success in labour market integration

                TIL offers post-secondary education for adults over 18 years with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The two-year programme provides independent living-skills training and work experience to increase participants’ functional, social, and career skills. The graduating class of 2018 contained 23 students, 78 per cent found employment.
                Taft College, Transition to Independent Living programme (TIL), United States of America

              • 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