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              • Labour inclusion index and job platform for disability-inclusive companies

                Alianza Éntrale works to connect talented people with disabilities and employers by supporting companies in a number of ways, including digital training tools and certification. By mid-2020 the initiative included 847 companies and 35 NGOs with more than 9,821 people with disabilities in employment.
                Mexican Business Council, Alianza Éntrale, Mexico

              • The consultation and engagement stage of the website and JobAccess services development © JobAccess Programme, Australian Government, Department of Social Services (DSS)

                One platform for all - from assistance to incentives for employers

                JobAccess Service helps people with disabilities, employers, employment service providers, and the community to access advice regarding resources, financial assistance, and workplace services. By 2016, the government-driven service has managed 245,000 enquiries and has created 2,500 job opportunities.
                Australian Department of Social Services, JobAccess Service 2016
Department of Social Services (DSS), WorkFocus Group, Australia, Australia

              • Two women wearing masks treat an infant laying on an orange matt while a third woman is looking at them with a worried gaze from the background. The scene unfolds on the inside of an accessible mobile bus.

                Mobile therapy for children in remote areas delivered by an accessible bus

                "Therapy on Wheels"is a mobile therapy for children, initiated by the Indian NGO Samphia Foundation. It consists of a team who travel from village to village in an accessible bus to provide services in India's mountainous regions. The bus is equipped with therapeutic tools and technology.
                Samphia Foundation, Therapy On Wheels, India

              • Training and seed financing within local communities

                Persons with disabilities and their family members are provided with vocational training depending on their interests and skills. Successful graduates are then provided with seed capital on a loan basis so they can start their own businesses. The costs of the initiative are shared between the Karuna Foundation and the community
                Karuna Foundation, Project “Inspire2Care”, Nepal

              • A young boy sitting in his wheelchair in front of a screen on a white table. He ist playing the eyeharp, a digital music instrument that can be controlled with eye or head movements.

                Eye and head-controlled digital musical instrument

                The EyeHarp Association, started in 2011 in Barcelona under the auspices of Pompeu Fabra University, has developed Eyeharp, a digital musical instrument controlled by eye and head movements. Musicians can play melodies by looking at the notes on the screen. EyeHarp has a ‘freemium’ business model, with a free basic version.
                Eyeharp Association, EyeHarp, Spain

              • A man stands surrounded by plants. In his left hand he holds a basket full of vegetables, including zucchinis and eggplants. With his other hand he is plucking an eggplant from a plant.

                Training volunteers to teach entrepreneurship development

                Volunteers are selected by the community to act as a driving force and role model. They lead self-help groups that develop business plans for individuals and joint initiatives, both farm and non-farm. In 2020, 25,965 people in 599 villages received direct support, including 7,000 people with disabilities.
                Naman Seva Samiti, Ujjawal – Disability Inclusive Livelihood Initiative, India

              • E-Learning for teachers, caregivers, and families

                The platform was launched in September 2015 and is available (as of 2016) in English, French, Spanish, and Romanian. It offers four training modules (with a total of 400 hours of learning), which are especially targeted towards those working and living with persons with disabilities, such as teachers, caregivers, and families.
                Des Amis de l’Atelier Foundation, France

              • Using pictures to promote health

                "Picture my Participation" is a paediatric self-report tool that uses pictures to discuss health-related topics for children aged 5–17 in various contexts and settings. The tool can be used to measure the level of participation of children with disabilities in low and middle income countries (LAMI) and other marginalised communities
                Child and Adolescent Health Service of Western Australia, Australia

              • Persuading employers that inclusive employment can support their business case

                DRPI AWARE is a joint project between York University and disability organisations that work with employers to recognise the skills of disabled workers rather than focusing on their disabilities and limitations. Between 2013 and 2016, DRPI AWARE has successfully placed 163 people in employment in the open labour market.
                York University Canada, Disability Rights Promotion International - Asian Workplace approach that respects equality (DRPI AWARE), India

              • This image shows a bright conference room filled with persons with and without disabilites. In the foreground there are two women, one in an electric wheelchair and one blind, talking to a female state official.

                Accessible Canada Act: first federal accessibility legislation in Canada

                ACA, the Accessible Canada Act, was passed in 2019 and aims to make Canada accessible by 2040. The ACA applies to all government departments, federally regulated agencies, and parts of the private sector, such as banking, telecommunications, and transportation.
                Canadian Department of Employment and Social Development, Accessible Canada Act (ACA), Canada