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              • 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

              • 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 young woman is sitting in a colorfully decorated radio studio with a laptop on a desk in front of her. She is speaking into a black microphone.

                Mobile phone-based information service for disability-related topics

                Minch was launched in 2021 by the Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development. The interactive voice-response phone platform provides toll-free audio information or text messages on disability-related topics in the Ethiopian national language. Minch works via cell phone and without the need for an Internet connection.
                ECDD - Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development, Minch, Ethiopia

              • 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

              • 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

              • Online accessibility self-check tool for companies

                Barrier-Check educates and trains companies about barrier-free requirements. The site allows users to get a traceable and clear analysis of their own situation regarding accessibility by using selectable modules. Since its launch in 2015, more than 11,000 users have accessed the website more than 90,000 times.
                OEZIV - Austrian Civil Invalid Association, Barrier Check, Austria

              • Canadian Centre on Disability Studies: From hidden children to inclusive education

                The aim of the project was to advance inclusive education in two regions in Ukraine. The project took a multi-level approach by developing civil society capacity, supporting policy development and enhancing the capacity of the school system to deliver quality education for all students, including those with disabilities.
                Canadian Centre on Disability Studies, Ukraine

              • A group of graduates in ropes are waving their hands and holding their graduation certificate up.

                Person-centred transition programme for students to post-school life

                The transition programme for students aged 18 to 25 includes vocational certificates and career-readiness credentials. A complementary person-centred support service offers mentoring and tutoring, career counselling, and self-advocacy training. VAST also offers employment and internship placement assistance.
                Houston Community College, VAST Academy, United States of America

              • A group of young men in uniforms stand during a wood work course and following the class.

                Inclusive Education policy in Namibia

                The policy defines eight guiding principles for inclusive education. Amon them are awareness raising, financial support or training for teachers and support staff as well as a curricular review to reflect the diversity of needs of all learners and a mechanism for monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the policy.
                Namibian Ministry of Arts, Education and Culture, Sector Policy on Inclusive Education, Namibia

              • Men and women in hijabs sitting and listing to the instruction of the principal trainer in a yellow classroom.

                Inclusive Education teacher-training modules in university courses

                Teacher training in Inclusive Education for pre-service teachers is an addition to the standard university course offerings and is free of charge. Seven training modules were developed, including a train-the-trainer model. The training is then followed by practical experience and actual implementation in selected schools.
                State University of Zanzibar, Teacher Training in Inclusive Education, Tanzania