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              • 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

              • “A women with a physical disability casts her mock ballot in an accessible environment.” © Suraj SIGDEL, International Foundation for Electoral Systems

                Training to actively engage in civic rights

                Besides training and awareness raising, the project focuses on empowering people with disabilities to participate in community groups such as women's groups, school committees, cooperatives, etc. Working together, persons with disabilities gain confidence and community members take on disability issues as their own.
                IFES - International Foundation for Electoral Systems, Nepal

              • Supportive Housing: Helping young adults to live independently

                Supported Housing assists young adults with intellectual disabilities to become involved in community and social activities. Once they are transitioned into their apartments, they are provided with a care coordinator who teach them to live independently and who are continuously involved in their overall well-being.
                JDC Israel - Israel Unlimited, Israel

              • 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

              • 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

              • A young boy sits in front of the computer, while playing/testing a UNIVALI video game.

                Digital game design by children with and without intellectual disabilities

                Through the framework of the "I’ve made my game", children with and without disabilities are encouraged to create digital games together. This collaborative process allows children to be involved in intellectual and affective activities of negotiation, ideas development, results analysis, and interaction.
                Univali - University of Itajai Valley, Digital Game Design, Brazil

              • Canadian Centre on Disability Studies: From hidden children to inclusive education

                The aim of the project was to advance inclusive education in two regions in Ukraine. The project took a multi-level approach by developing civil society capacity, supporting policy development and enhancing the capacity of the school system to deliver quality education for all students, including those with disabilities.
                Canadian Centre on Disability Studies, Ukraine

              • 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

              • 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

              • Pointers Identify access features & obstacles e.g., a trip hazard. Information covers mobility, hearing, sight & cognitive issues. Knowing what to expect from a venue reduces anxiety & the need to contact them for clarification

                Picture galleries providing comprehensive insight into a venue´s accessibility

                Blue Badge Style, a social business from London, launched the Access Gallery which features images of venues, hotels, and restaurants overlaid with notes on accessibility features. The information can be accessed via an app through the Blue Badge Style website, a British disability organization, or via the venue’s website.
                Blue Badge Style, Blue Badge Style Access Gallery, United Kingdom