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              • A woman in a wheelchair sits at a sewing machine sewing a canvas tote bag. A large stack of finished totes is on the floor nearby.

                Training job coaches to support jobseekers with disabilities and employers

                Since 2018 the Accessible Employment project has been training people with and without disabilities in Cambodia as job coaches, who then support jobseekers while also working with employers. In 2019 there were ten trained job coaches, and 54 people with disabilities had gained employment.
                Light for the World Cambodia, Accessible Employment, Cambodia

              • A man and a woman stand next to each other in a workshop with shelves of metal pipes behind them. The woman is showing the man something on a piece of paper.

                DPO federation running a business sector-encouragement programme

                COCEMFE encourages and supports companies to include people with disabilities among their relevant stakeholders as suppliers, customers, and competent professionals, and therefore to go beyond inclusive recruitment and CSR. Since 2018, 161 such agreements have been signed with companies.
                COCEMFE - Spanish Confederation of People with Physical and Organic Disabilities, Making businesses Inclusive, Spain

              • Vocational training and meaningful jobs for persons who are blind or visually impaired

                The Nhat Hong Centre for the Blind and Visually Impaired trains its students so as to enable them to join the open labour force as well as the supported labour markets in Ho Chi Minh City. The programme creates a personalized career plan that is not only tailored to the job search, but also to personal interests and skills.
                Nhat Hong Center for The Blind and Visually Impaired, Career Training Programme, Vietnam

              • Bill enjoys his work as a stocker at Sweet Clover Market © Michelle Paya

                Long-term inclusion in the open labour market, state-wide

                Begun in 1983, the programme provides individually tailored support and thoughtful job matches for people with intellectual disabilities. By 2002, Vermont had closed all sheltered workshops. By 2016, 48 per cent of Vermonters receiving developmental disabilities services are employed in the regular workforce and paid at minimum wage or higher.
                University of Vermont, Center on Disability and Community Inclusion, Supported Employment Programme of 1983
Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living, Agency of Human Services, Vermont, USA, United States of America

              • Personalised coaching in the workplace

                Best buddies provides individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to have personalised coaching in the workplace and become integrated in their place of employment. In 2012, Best Buddies Colombia had placed 320 individuals in such a workplace in the various regions of Colombia.
                Best Buddies International, Personalised coaching in the workplace, United States of America

              • 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

              • 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 woman using a laptop.

                Private company joins a university in training students in web accessibility

                "Los Laboratorios de Accesibilidad Web" (Web Accessibility Laboratories) is a project for improving web accessibility expertise in Latin America. The approach is based on a training course and the development of web accessibility assessment tools. Since the start in 2015, 150 programmers and designers have passed the course.
                Hearcolors, The Web Accessibility Laboratories, Mexico

              • Two African teenagers seated in group with other caucasian participants. One of the African students raising his hand while the other is clapping.

                NGO developing young people with disabilities for leadership positions

                In 2019 the Youth Disability Advocacy Service from Australia developed a leadership programme for young people with disabilities aged 14 to 25, and by 2022 there were 120 graduates, most of whom have gained paid employment. In addition, the programme has already been licensed to other organizations.
                Youth Affairs Council Victoria, Young Leaders Programme, Australia

              • Developing work and employment opportunities

                The "Socially Minded and Responsible Trading" (SMaRT) business model enables First Step Trust (FST) to develop work and employment opportunities for people with mental health conditions and other disabilities. In 2012 FST had three garages and two restaurants creating independent, sustainable income streams.
                First Step Trust, Developing work and employment opportunities, United Kingdom