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                People with intellectual disabilities work at and run the organisation Inspired Services. They adapt a variety of information for different organisations in any format: EasyRead, photostory, video and others. Their unique skill: explaining the complicated for everyone to understand.

                Inspired Services is an organisation run by people with intellectual disabilities and non-disabled people. All EasyRead information complies with British and European standards. The customers are various national and international organisations. By 2014, eight employees were involved in this project.
                Inspired Services Publishing, How to help everyone understand complicated ideas, United Kingdom

              • Ongoing support through a job trainer

                The programme assists individuals with intellectual disabilities requiring support with accessing employment and performing job duties. The programme is characterised by the Employment First approach, providing a job trainer only when the employer offers a meaningful job and pays at least a minimum salary.
                Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Ongoing support through a job trainer, Canada

              • 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

              • 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

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                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

              • 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

              • Blind women as experts in detecting breast cancer

                Discovering Hands uses the superior tactile perception of blind and visually impaired persons to improve palpatory diagnosis in the early detection of breast cancer. Discovering Hands trains blind and visually impaired women to become "Medizinisch Taktile Tastuntersucherin" (Clinical Breast Examiners).
                Discovering Hands Germany, Blind women as experts in detecting breast cancer, Germany

              • Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia

              • 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

              • Promoting inclusive business

                The Kanchi's Ability Awards, launched in 2004, is a high profile business awards programme, recognising best practice for the inclusion of people with disabilities as employees, customers and members of the community. The Awards targets top 1,000 companies, public organisations and the SME sector.
                Kanchi, Promoting inclusive business, Ireland