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              • Inclusive Education in post-war instability

                The effective and creative use of resources has enabled a programme of inclusive education and early intervention to be rolled out in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. In 2007, the programme covered 42 schools, 62 teachers and 316 children. In 2010, there were 318 schools, 400 teachers and 2,051 children.
                UNICEF - Iraq, Inclusive Education Programme of 2007 by the Ministry of Education, Iraqi-Kurdistan, Iraq, Iraq

              • A graduate holds his graduation certificate next to his teacher.

                Department testing innovative approaches towards more inclusive careers for students

                Since 2014, the Pathways to Careers (PTC) model has been testing different approaches to improve the qualifications and professional advancement of students with disabilities. Approaches such as Universal Design for Learning (UDL) or student learning contracts with companies have already proven successful.
                Department of Labor of the US, Pathways to Careers Programme (PTC), United States of America

              • 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

              • People sit in the audience or behind a desk in a circle, developing an app during a public workshop.

                Improving research and training on urban accessibility and Universal Design

                The project involves publishing research on Universal Design, improving the curricula and training of planners and surveyors undertaking university study, plus assessing cities on accessibility criteria. As of 2019, two studies and one paper have been published, and four university courses have been modified.
                University of Belgrade, Faculty of Architecture, Teaching Universal Design, Serbia

              • Moving step-by-step towards an inclusive university

                DoBuS supports students with disabilities to graduate and implements structural changes based on the experiences gained in the counselling service with the aim of reducing as far as possible the extra work that students with disabilities have to master.In 2014, more than 300 students and 100 applicants with disability were counselled per semester.
                University of Dortmund, Germany

              • Microboards: Small non-profits for supported decision-making

                A "Microboard" is a small group of family and friends who join a person with disabilities to create a non- profit organization so as to support the person to create the life he or she envisions. The network enhances supports that may previously have been solely the responsibility of parents or other relatives.
                Vela Microboard Association, Canada

              • 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

              • Sample brain injury identity card.

                An identity card to promote fair treatment for brain injury survivors

                The Justice Project was developed to raise awareness of brain injury within the police and court systems and to ensure fair treatment for persons encountering these systems. A credit card-sized card is issued to persons who have been diagnosed as having sustained a brain injury. As of November 2018, over 4,500 cards had been issued.
                Headway - The Brain Injury Association, United Kingdom

              • Co-creating New Regulations with Local Governments

                After Fundación Discapacidad y Desarrollo had identified the needs of disabled people in the province of Loja together with with local organizations and representatives, some changes were implemented at the local level. One result of the legislation is that 480 people with disabilities have now set up small businesses
                Disability and Development Foundation, Ecuador

              • Members of the Peruvian justice system attend a project workshop at the Congress of the Republic of Peru. © The Trust for the Americas

                Regional network to promote legal capacity of people with

                psychosocial disabilities

                Funded by the Open Society Institute, the project seeks to establish a network of five countries to promote awareness of the legal capacities of persons with psychosocial disabilities. 10 multisector workshops were held in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru, training a total of 355 key stakeholders.
                Trust for the Americas, Argentina