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A personal network for persons with disabilities
Tyze Personal Networks is an online service that helps people with disabilities to connect and collaborate in order to achieve goals and realise dreams. Tyze is built on 25 years of experience. It was created to scale the knowledge, values and processes underpinning network-centric approaches to support and coordination.
Tyze Personal Networks, A personal network for persons with disabilities, Canada
Persons with learning difficulties working as IT trainers
Through this project people with learning difficulties use their IT knowledge to train senior citizens living in their neighbourhood. The concept has been developed by people with learning difficulties themselves. In addition to having employment, it provides them with the possibility to earn respect and recognition.
PIKSL - Living in the community gGmbH, Germany
How to successfully apply for jobs in the public and private sector
Participants go through an evaluation process, which is summarised in an employment profile. Afterwards, training is recommended to complement existing interests and skills. Job placement is carried out using a special job-matching software, which is also available through the Ministry of Labour and private partner companies.
Saraki Foundation, Project “Effective Labour Inclusion”, Paraguay
Controlling the computer with
Irisbond Primma is a system whereby a simple and intuitive interface allows users to access any Windows computer application accurately through eye movement. With just the use of their eyes, those who are disabled and have slurred speech can access the usual functions, such as surfing the Internet, writing texts, sending an email, etc.
Expanding a chain of coffee shops run by Deaf young people
I Love Coffee operates a chain of coffee shops and coffee roasters and is staffed by deaf youngsters. Employees receive training and support. I Love Coffee currently has ten locations in Cape Town and Johannesburg and employs 26 people, 80 per cent of whom are deaf, and has trained a total of 100 people.
I Love Coffee, I Love Coffee, South Africa
One children’s book in nine accessible formats
The project promotes the concept of inclusion through book workshops for children, teachers, and educators allowing children aged 7 to 11 years to experience inclusion in a sensory and playful way. The main feature is the children's book "Sonhos do Dia" (Dreams of the Day), which is presented in nine diverse and accessible formats.
WVA Editoria - Accessible Publishing, Brazil
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
Video sign language interpretation for bank customers
The SignVideo app enables Barclays Bank staff to connect to a interpreter giving them and customers who are deaf or hard of hearing the possibility to speak with each other without actually having an interpreter physically present. In the year 2016, the service was available in all Barclays Bank branches in the UK.
Barclays Bank, United Kingdom
Building an inclusive labour market
Due to the Employment Protection Act No. 80 lesser capability because of age, illness or acquired disability is not an objective ground for dismissal and employers must make all reasonable efforts to retain the worker. As a result in Sweden 50% of disabled persons with reduced ability to work are employed.
Government of Sweden, Building an inclusive labour market, Sweden
Video emergency line for the hearing-impaired
The project includes the training of officers at the Jordan Command and Control Centre (JCCC) to communicate using sign language and the development of an ICT system that enables the JCCC to accept video calls via a special line. An information campaign on the use of the video emergency call was also carried out.
HCD - Higher Council for Affairs of Persons with Disabilities, Jordan
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