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Supporting architects and urban planners to understand accessibility
The GAATES-team developed a technology vendor database as well as learning and reference resources to support architects, planners, and engineers as well as small businesses to help them understand their obligations under the "Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act" and to support them in the implementation process.
Training teachers to keep children with disabilities in school
The specific target group of the project were 180 children in upper primary classes in 12 selected schools. 18 teachers (9 female/9 male) were qualified as master trainers in the inclusive child-to-child methodology. Furthermore, USDC advocates for Inclusive Education, seeking partnerships with likeminded organizations.
Uganda Society for Disabled Children, Uganda
Entrepreneurship training programme for women with disabilities
FUWAVITA was founded in 2018 by Aneth Geranda Isaya, the first deaf person to graduate from university in Tanzania. Aneth teaches women with disabilities to produce handicrafts and food that they can sell. By 2020, 500 women had successfully completed the economic generation training.
FUWAVITA - Tanzania Joy Women Entrepreneurship for the Deaf, FUWAVITA, Tanzania
English skills for persons with learning difficulties
The GNW-SupEFL online portal assists persons with specific learning difficulties in acquiring critical language skills in English. People with learning disabilities from six countries and EFL language teachers contribute to the design of the courses. The portal is available free of charge to people with special learning difficulties.
GNW - Gauges North West, Hungary
A million-user online platform is strengthening Latein American DPOs
The POETA model is is an accessible vocational toolbox for organisations, so-called DPOs, working with people with disabilities in the areas of life skills, technologies and vocational preparation. The POETA Social Franchise Platform replicates and expands the model for DPOs, in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Trust for the Americas, United States of America
Quality healthcare and counselling through video technology
doctHERs is a novel health care platform that connects female doctors to millions of underserved patients, including those with disabilities, in real-time while leveraging online technology. doctHERs overcomes sociocultural barriers that tie women to their homes, and at the same times provides access to quality health care.
ICT solution for people with reduced mobility to use public transport
"App&Town Compagnon" is an app that allows people with reduced mobility to use public transport autonomously. The app was developed by Mass Factory Urban Accessible Mobility from Barcelona, Spain, and includes route planning, personalized guidance and assistance.
Mass Factory Urban Accessible Mobility, S.L., App&Town Compagnon, Spain
How to teach students with and without disabilities equally
Groups of Students with and without disabilities are taught together using the same curriculum and beeing subject to the same academic criteria. Students with disabilities are supported by facility adaptation, specialized materials and equipment, counselling, as well as training for teachers and staff.
Technological University of Santa Catarina, Mexico
FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE INSTITUTE OF THE ELDERLY AND SOCIAL SERVICES AND FUNDACION ONCE
The Spanish Ministry and the private Fundación ONCE have joined forces to promote universal accessibility. A framework agreement lays out the respective financial contributions. Both partners are allowed to collaborate with other public and non-profit entities, and to apply for funding and technical support.
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality of Spain, Public-private partnership for accessibility, Spain
Using a mix of radio and digital content to train young learners in rural areas
Outlook Humanitarian Care Initiative (OHCI) from Nigeria has developed ‘Interactive Audio Instruction’, a mixture of radio and digital platform for distance learning. The educational offering is aimed particularly at women, young people, and children both with and without disabilities.
OUTLOOK HUMANITERIAN CARE INITIATIVE, Interactive Audio Instruction – radio-based learning, Nigeria