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              • A woman in a wheelchair is ordering food on one of two touchscreen devices that are positioned in the center of Eli Lilly's accessible and modern cafeteria.

                Global accessibility and inclusion programme of a multinational pharmaceutical company

                The Access Lilly programme was initiated in 2020 by the multinational pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly to establish and implement a disability-friendly corporate culture throughout the company. The initial four work areas like accessibility, ICT and communications were expanded to include human resources and procurement.
                Eli Lilly, Access Lilly, United States of America

              • Multi-method approach to improving university accessibility for blind students

                In 2018, King Abdulaziz University (KAU) launched a project to make its facilities accessible to students with disabilities. Focusing on students with visual impairments, the university installed tactile pathways and Bluetooth beacons, converted textbooks to digital formats and launched a barrier-free test centre.
                King Abdulaziz University, Inclusion Programme, Saudi Arabia

              • Seeds of Wellness participants in communal space.

                Supported Housing for Women with Psychosocial Disabilities and Sexual Trauma

                Three or four women with post-traumatic stress disorder due to sexual abuse share an apartment. A female social worker and rehabilitation counselor, both trained in sexual trauma and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), visit the apartment daily. The service offers personal meetings, group therapy, and peer support.
                ENOSH - The Israeli Mental Health Association, Seeds of Wellness, Israel

              • ITU standard on indoor audio navigation system for the blind

                Wayfindr is the world’s first internationally-recognised standard for accessible audio navigation. It was approved in March 2017 by the ITU and gives governments, companies, and NGOs around the world an accepted benchmark along with a host of resources to implement the technology in their own organizations.
                ITU - International Telecommunication Union, Regional Presence Europe, Global – International Telecommunication Union – International standard for indoor audio navigation, United Kingdom

              • A man is holds a microphone, while reading a book in a process of recording an audio book.

                Providing accessible books and learning materials to blind students

                The project uses globally accepted standards and open source technology to convert books into audio formats, while also partnering with other organizations to make existing audiobooks available. Students can access either e-books or audio versions of books, making it a cost-effective solution for accessing educational reading material.
                YPSA - Young Power in Social Action, Audiobook Programme, Bangladesh

              • Participants making decisions in a study group.

                Study circles for persons with intellectual disabilities to engage in voting

                Small study circle groups learn from easy-read materials and DAISY-formatted audio texts that describe Swedish democracy and the voting process. A group leader assists by fielding questions to politicians and arranging discussions. For the 2018 election there were 109 study circles, totalling some 650 people in 80 municipalities.
                SV Study Association Vuxenskolan, My choice/My election, Sweden

              • Finding employment by profound training

                Trainings include theoretical modules and a period of job sampling in the open labour market. The course material was written for and in collaboration with intellectually disabled people. There are no formal assessments, as many of the young adults are illiterate. Approximately 35 adults are trained each year.
                Living Link, South Africa

              • Social inclusion through Special Olympics

                Unified Sports Recreation

                Through the Special Olympics Unified Sports Recreation model, children are able to participate in an inclusive sports setting based on football. The project mission is to implement the model in Turkey for children aged 8 to 12 with support from six local professional football clubs and the Turkish Football Association.
                Special Olympics, Turkey

              • Large-scale support for employers who have to meet a quota of employees with disabilities

                Helm assists employers by short-listing suitable candidates, identifying the required accommodations and ensuring that employees maintain their jobs by on-the-job training and regular follow-up with both the employee and employer. Between 2014 and 2017 Helm has worked with more than 250 companies.
                Helm, Egypt

              • Online job-platform used by more than 10,000 jobseekers with disabilities

                Engelsizkariyer.com is the first Turkish career portal for people with disabilities. Jobseekers can obtain free membership and apply for free trainings(via e-learning). The organization also offers services to companies and has created a reference book on communication with Disabled for HR personnel and community.
                Engelsizkariyer, Disabled Human Resources and Career Web (Barrier Free Careers), Turkey