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              • Visible Classroom_PRA_Photo1

                Providing live transcripts of lessons and instant feedback to teachers

                The project team has developed a solution that, on the one hand, offers the possibility of providing real-time transcriptions and captioning to facilitate the professional development of students with disabilities. On the other hand the data can be used to provide feedback for teachers to improve their classroom techniques.
                Access Innovation Media, Australia

              • Individual Supported Living in Australia

                Beginning in 2008, the first two stages of this project have developed a descriptive framework of ISL and then operationalized that framework into a set of guidelines. The third stage of the project will explore how high quality ISL arrangements contribute to social and economic participation and relationships.
                Curtin University, School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work, Australia

              • A group meeting in a closed room with 8 people sitting at a large table each with their laptop and phones in front of them, and a camera in the back, some of them with visual impairments, discussing and listening.

                Online community puts competitive pressure on online services to be more accessible

                A11yID is an online community of digital product developers and people with disabilities, initiated by the NGO Suarise in Indonesia. In addition to providing exchanges on the topic of digital accessibility, reviews of websites, apps, and more are shared under the Hashtag TantanganAksesibilitas.
                Suarise, A11yID, Indonesia

              • ANTI-DISCRIMINATION AND ACCESSIBLITY ACT & EQUALITY AND ANTI-DISCRIMINATION OMBUD AND TRIBUNAL

                Norway’s Anti-Discrimination and Accessibility Act of 2008 is the country’s first nationwide non-discrimination act. It introduced legal safeguards against discrimination of people with disabilities in all sectors of society. The focus is on buildings, transport and ICT. The law also includes an obligation to use universal design.
                Norwegian Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion, Universal design in non-discrimination law, Norway

              • Four children watching a story book video with sign language.

                Creating bilingual storybooks in written and sign language

                With the VL2 Storybook Creator deaf children can use touch screen tablets to read independently, but also to learn and even create texts in both sign language and printed text. The programme, also trains and supports the deaf community to develop vital skills – including filming, editing and translating.
                Gallaudet University, VL2 Storybook Creator, United States of America

              • A young woman sits behind a sewing machine, which is placed on a large table. She is feeding material through the machine and looking at the camera and smiling. Crutches lean on the table beside her.

                National guideline to make vocational training centres fully accessible

                Published in 2019, the guideline is the first document in Ethiopia to set out measures for the equal participation of people with disabilities in "technical and vocational education and training" (TVET). By 2020, more than 30 government institutions have implemented the directive.
                Ethiopian Federal TVET Agency, Guideline for inclusion of people with disabilities, Ethiopia

              • A Disability Card to Support Equal Access

                The European Union launched an "EU Disability Card" pilot in 2016, which is a universally recognized way for people with disabilities to communicate their needs and access support. Finland is participating in the pilot. Between June and October 2018, over 4,000 people with disabilities have requested the card in Finland.
                KVPS - Service Foundation for People with Intellectual Disability, EU Disability Card Implementation, Finland

              • BLITAB Technology_PRA_Photo1

                A tablet that creates Braille, graphics, maps, and more

                BLITAB – the iPad for the blind as it is called also – is the first-ever Braille tablet, using a new liquid-based technology to create tactile relief that produces Braille, graphics, maps, etc., for the blind and partially sighted. From the very start, blind and visually impaired users were involved in the product development.
                BLITAB Technology Gmbh, Austria

              • A classroom setting in a universtity. A group of young male students sit on the floor in an imporvised playing field trying to throw a ball over a slim cord, dividing the field. Their classmates cheer and take fotos in the background..

                University teaching principles and practical applications of Universal Design

                Argentina’s Universidad Nacional de Tucuman has offered an elective course on accessibility and Universal Design for students in the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism. The accessible courses are led by people with and without disabilities, using for example audio description, subtitling, image description, and materials in accessible formats.
                University of Tucuman, Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, Teaching Accessibility in the Academic Environment, Argentina

              • 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