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              • 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

              • 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

              • Individual placement and support

                Individual Placement and Support (IPS) addresses the problem that the majority of mental health service clients do not receive help with finding paid work. The programme embeds employment specialists in clinical treatment teams so that clinical treatment and employment support are integrated and occur in parallel.
                UK Department of Work and Pensions, Office for Disability Issues, Individual placement and support, United Kingdom

              • The project fosters the inclusion of students with disabilities in mainstream primary education in Macedonia and Serbia. It introduces assistive technology, including e-accessible textbooks and educational applications, into mainstream instruction, and strengthens the capabilities of public schools.

                The e-Accessible Education Project introduced assistive technology into mainstream primary schools in the country: schools were equipped with assistive computer peripherals (e.g. big-button keyboards, trackballs, etc.) and over 300 teachers were trained in using assistive technology in their work with students with disabilities.
                Ecumenical Humanitarian Organisation, E-accessible education in Macedonia and Serbia, North Macedonia

              • 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

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                Learning to manage one ́s own personal finances

                The goal of Inclusive Finances is to promote the capacity of people with learning disabilities to manage their personal finances in an autonomous way, with the specific goals of: learning basic financial concepts, improving one’s capacity to use money responsibly and applying the acquired financial knowledge to the labour market.
                ONCE Foundation, Spain

              • A grey haired man holds up a mobile phone and makes a gesture with his hands. In the background is a shop assistant watching the scene.

                Business service offering video-based live interpretation in sign and other languages

                Vi-Sor links users with interpreters for real-time conversations in different languages, including sign language, and can be accessed in several ways depending on the situation. As of 2020, Vi-Sor is active in more than 1,100 offices offering a range of services and has supported more than 50,000 conversations.
                Red Apis, Vi-Sor, Chile

              • Towards a global voluntary framework for accessible tourism

                The aim of the project is the creation of a global standard for accessible tourism. This includes a systematic inventory of technical criteria, recommendations and requirements within the tourism industry and also includes measures relating to such aspects as travel planning, information and communication.
                ONCE Foundation, Spain – UNWTO, Fundación ONCE and ISO – ISO 21902, a global standard for Accessible Tourism for Everyone, Spain

              • A old lady grins at a girl, who is watching a video on her laptop.

                A video book library of children’s stories read in sign language

                „Videolibros enseñas“ ist the first virtual video library of Spanish-language children’s literature available in sign language. The videos are accompanied by voice-over so that deaf children can read stories with their hearing parents or with teachers and peers in the classroom even if they do not know sign language.
                Canales Civil Association, Videobooks, Argentina

              • 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