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              • 13,360 new multifunctional classrooms meeting special education needs and 20 sign language courses were created.

                Brazil’s billion dollar National Plan for Inclusive Education

                Among the measures of "Life without Borders" were accessible classrooms and transportation, access to technical training and higher education, as well as a Continuous Cash Benefit School Programme to help schools to locate out-of-school children with disabilities and to enrol them in school.
                Presidency of Brazil, Secretariat of Human Rights, National Plan of Rights of Persons with Disabilities ‘Living without Limit’ of 2011, Secretariat for Human Rights of the Presidency and 15 federal ministries, Brazil, Brazil

              • Training for an active role in society

                Freedom School is a five-day, interactive summer course with 18 disabled participants (plus personal assistants) focused on developing talents and skills for self-advocacy and implementing personal projects that can contribute to the better participation and self-determination of people with disabilities.
                Independent Living VZW, Belgium

              • 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

              • Several children with visual impairments using the phone application on a trip.

                Audio descriptions-app making movies accessible for the blind

                My Dream Companion was developed by visually impaired YGA graduates and Turkcell, a mobile phone operator. The cost-free app provides audio descriptions of movies without requiring any other equipment or software. From 2015 to 2017 approximately 180,000 persons have benefitted from the app.
                YGA - Young Guru Academy, My Dream Companion, Turkey

              • A man stands in a small shop. Behind him are shelves with snacks and household products. He is smiling at a woman standing in the shop doorway who is communicating with him in sign language.

                Vocational training and seed capital to support entrepreneurs with deafblindness

                Sense International India provides vocational training and seed capital to adults with deaf/blindness, enabling them to launch a micro-enterprise. The NGO also trains vocational instructors. By 2020, 600 people have benefited; and since 2014, 130 people have received seed capital.
                Sense International India, Income Generation Activities for Persons with Deafblindness, India

              • Beneficiaries of the More Capable Programme © SENCE

                Training and placing the vulnerable in Chile

                The programme supports financially particularly disadvantaged women, young people and people with disabilities on their way into the labour market through skills training, supported employment, and labour intermediation. In 2016, 5,235 people with disabilities were given the opportunity to receive training.
                Chilean National Training and Employment Service, More Capable Programme of 2014-2018
National Training and Employment Service (SENCE), Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Chile, Chile

              • Making microfinance inclusive

                Creer is a loan product designed to reach persons with disabilities. Technically the product is the same as a standard microcredit product. After its start-up in April 2010, the product in 2013 had around 400 clients, which is considerably above industry average, while the portfolio at risk is only slightly above the average.
                Banco D-Miro, Making microfinance inclusive, Ecuador

              • Help for Supported Employment services providers

                The "European Supported Employment Toolkit" consists of a range of Position Papers and "How To" guides and has been designed to increase the knowledge and skills of professionals responsible for the delivery of Supported Employment Services. It was written by practitioners for practitioners in an inclusive and informed manner.
                European Union of Supported Employment, Help for Supported Employment services providers, Belgium

              • The projects include a series of activities led by disabled people to empower other disabled people. Among these were the first ever national survey of disabled people in senior jobs, the first network of disabled people in senior jobs and a guide written by and for disabled people, rooted in stories and evidence of "what works".
                Disability Rights UK, People with disabilites career development, United Kingdom

              • Voting without legal capacity

                The project brought together a variety of civil society organizations to raise public awareness on the rights of persons with disabilities and to provide workshops on democratic and voting procedures for self-advocates in local communities. The main objectives realized by the project were making changes to the Voters Register Act.
                Association for Self Advocacy, Croatia