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              • Support for students with disabilities

                The "Institute Integriert Studieren" is a teaching and research facility for accessibility and assisted technologies and a support centre for students with disabilities. Preparing graduates with disabilities for employment is considered an essential element. The measures aimed at students are supplemented by a mentoring system.
                Johannes Kepler University Linz, Support for students with disabilities, Austria

              • A sucessful business model to train service providers in accessibility

                Access Israel has developed a business model for training service providers, which includes educating staff and providing them with know-how and practical skills regarding accessible services and solutions for their organizations. Between 2009 and 2017 more than 35,000 service providers have been trained.
                Access Israel, Israel

              • Training carers for the elderly

                The project aims at training young persons with a disability or impairment, between the ages of 18 and 24, as in-patient care assistants in retirement or care homes, and at placing them in the primary job market. Two job coaches support the participants, organise internships and help them in their search for suitable employment.
                Caritas Austria, Training carers for the elderly, Austria

              • Rotary employment partnership

                AACL connects individuals with developmental disabilities to the jobs created by Rotarians and assists the employers to sustain employment by maximally utilising natural supports. In 2012 there were over 30 clubs in Alberta involved and more than 200 jobs had been created with an average wage substantially above the minimum wage.
                Alberta Association for Community Living, Rotary employment partnership, Canada

              • Elderly people at a pottery workshop.

                Collaboration among museums in the Balkans to develop accessibility

                BMAG is a peer-learning group of individuals that work in museums of five countries in the Balkan region. The aim is to develop knowledge about accessibility and implement appropriate accessibility measures in the museums. BMAG is supported by two disability advisors and a three-year training programme.
                Balkan Museum Network, Bosnia and Herzegovina

              • Four people stand outside a building with the Ernst & Young logo. From L-R: man in a grey suit, young woman in a floral dress (Margaret), woman in a navy suit and pink top, man in a black pinstripe suit.

                Internships for people with intellectual disabilities at a leading consultancy

                The TCPID has established a higher education programme and supported transition to employment for people with intellectual disabilities. EY has been a core partner since 2017. By 2020 six graduates have completed paid internships, four of whom have been offered permanent employment.
                TCIPD - Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities, TCPID Graduate Internship programme, Ireland

              • A shortcut to the open labour market

                The Pro ACT programme targeted the employment of 40 people with disabilities in the open labour market by eliminating the typical steps taken by many organizations in this field, such as training, sheltered employment, or employment with a job coach. As of June 2016, all 40 clients of were employed.
                Pro ACT Suport Association, Romania

              • A man sits at a desk in an office smiling. He is taking an envelope from a man standing next to the desk, who is smiling back at him.

                Job clubs as employment entry points for people with intellectual disabilities

                To get people with intellectual disabilities into regular jobs, Instituto Jô Clemente uses a model with three key elements: professional guidance (Work Club), employment development, and post-inclusion monitoring. The model has been designed as a low-cost practice and is funded by the participating companies.
                Jo Clemente Institute, Professional Inclusion, Brazil

              • Men and women on wheelchairs playing basketball.

                A community centre built on Universal Design principles

                The Mary Free Bed YMCA is a 36 acre community centre in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The facility is the first building in the world to be certified by the Global Universal Design Commission. Currently, the center has over 200 adaptive sports athletes that access the YMCA for practice, tournaments, and fitness.
                Progressive AE - Progressive Architectural Design and Engineering, United States of America

              • OBLIGATORY ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS

                Uganda is among the first sub-Saharan countries to have developed their own accessibility standards. Uganda’s standards are mandatory for school construction projects and other public facilities. Also a National Accessibility Audit Committee and several District Accessibility Audit Committees were set up.
                Ugandan Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development, Uganda makes accessibility standards mandatory, Uganda