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              • Steven and his mentor, Paul, in the break room at Alberta Gas © Ready, Willing and Able Initiative Brian and colleagues sharing a story in the kitchen at Liberty-Grand © Ready, Willing and Able Initiative

                Creating employer demand for inclusive hiring

                By taking a demand rather than a supply focus, the initiative enters into a direct dialogue with employers, informing them why persons with intellectual disabilities make excellent employees and can fill regularly occurring vacancies. Begun in 2014 1,159 employment opportunities were secured by September 2016.
                Canadian Department of Employment and Social Development, Ready, Willing and Able Initiative (RWA) of 2014-2017
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)/Service Canada, Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) and Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance (CASDA), Canada, Canada

              • A young woman with dark hair and glasses stands in a supermarket in front of refrigerated shelves of fruit. She is wearing a yellow shirt and holding a bag of red grapes. She is smiling at the camera.

                National and cross-sector coordination to promote inclusive employment

                The project supports companies to employ people with disabilities through training and the creation of technical guidelines for workplace inclusion. Between 2009 and 2020 the project has provided consultancy to 220 companies and supported 700 people with disabilities into employment.
                Productivity Pact Program, Programa Pacto de Productividad, Colombia

              • This image shows a group of young children engaged in play and learning activities. A child in a red shirt is interacting with a tablet, possibly using an educational app, while other children are around with toys like a doll and a yellow toy truck. The presence of various toys suggests a playful and inclusive environment that encourages learning through play, irrespective of gender or ability. The children appear focused and are likely developing important cognitive and social skills in a supportive setting.

                UNICEF-based technology project supporting young people with communication impairments

                UNICEF's Giving Voice to Every Child: Southeast Europe project using Cboard, a free augmentative and alternative Communication, to support children with communication impairments. From 2019 to 2023 3,000+ children benifited.
                Giving Voice to Every Child, Serbia

              • A male student is in front of a computer screen. He is holding a computer mouse in his right hand. On the screen are various forms and graphs. The mouse and keyboard rest on a yellow desk.

                Inclusive job preparation and placement in the media & entertainment sector

                AEMP offers pre-vocational and vocational training programmes in a range of technology, multimedia, and art-based themes, which focus on learning through play. In addition, the project provides mentoring and monitoring tools as well as various support and training to parents, educators, and professionals.
                AIMS Media Pvt. Ltd., Ability Enhancement Programme, India

              • A male person in a wheelchair gets an envelope from a man standing; both look into the camera. Behind them are one woman and three men standing in a semi-circle.

                Job fairs organized by the Disability Network

                Bangladesh Business & Disability Network was founded in 2017 by employers with the aim of creating a more disability inclusive workforce in Bangladesh. As of 2020 four job fairs for people with disabilities have been organized nationwide, resulting in more than 350 job placements with a retention rate of 80 per cent.
                BBDN - Bangladesh Business & Disability Network, Establishment of a Business and Disability Network to Facilitate Employment, Bangladesh

              • A person in a white polo shirt is talking to a customer. He is a deaf pharmacist who works at Marien Apotheke. In the background is a variety of pharma products on shelves.

                Pharmacy specialized in employment and services for deaf people

                Since taking on the first deaf apprentice in 2008, the Vienna-based pharmacy has now trained two and employed a third deaf pharmacist. In addition, sign language courses were offered for hearing staff. For customers, the pharmacy offers barrier-free health information, including videos in sign language.
                Marien Pharmacy, Training and counselling for deaf people, Austria

              • Three children are lying on the grass their head with their decise arragend in a circle.

                Online training for parents and teachers of children with learning disabilities

                Accessing UrAbility, users are first guided through a selection tool to choose the best fitting Assistive Technology. They are then auto-assigned courses based on their technical abilities, language, and location. The courses contain video demonstrations, live Q&A sessions, and access to a closed meet-up group
                UrAbility, Assistive Technology to Support Children with Learning Disabilities, Ireland

              • Young people with and without disabilities at a training.

                Training Young Leaders in Accessibility and Inclusion

                Through its Accessibility Promotion Agents programme Escola de Gente trains young people with and without disabilities living in favelas as mediators for the rights of people with disabilities. The certified training provides skills that also increase their chances of finding employment. Between 2011 and 2017, 252 young people were trained.
                Escola de Gente - Communication in inclusion, Accessibility Promotion Agents, Brazil

              • Person on a wheelchair casting his vote.

                An Accessibility Programme for Electoral Processes

                To make elections more accessible, the programme includes measures such as by placing electoral wards in accessible buildings, providing electoral staff that can communicate in sign-language, electronic voting machines accessible for blind voters, and saving the parking spots closer to the voting facilities for persons with disabilities.
                Superior Electoral Court of Brazil, Electoral Justice Accessibility Programme, Brazil

              • A person doing his dishes in the kitchen.

                Housing and person-centred support for persons with intellectual disabilities

                Union SUMERO is supporting persons with intellectual disabilities to live together in shared accommodations of up to five residents. Assistants support them to carry out daily tasks, and thus enable them to stay in their local communities. Between 2011 and 2018, 80 users moved into 25 houses across the country.
                Association Sumero, Bosnia and Herzegovina