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              • Awareness speech on positive language to workers of the Ministry of education © FENEDIF

                All-Sector-Cooperation creating jobs in thousands of companies

                The Ecuadorian Labour Integration Service (SIL) promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities in the open labour market through training and assistance and by working together with the entire socio-labour spectrum. By 2016, some 12,900 people had found a job in 8,355 public and private companies.
                FENEDIF - National Federation of Ecuadorian with Physical Disability, Labour Integration Service (SIL) of 2006 
National Federation of Ecuadorians with Physical Disabilities (FENEDIF), in partnership with CONADIS, Petroamazonas EP and others, Ecuador, Ecuador

              • 54_ASPACEnet_CONFEDERACION ASPACE_Foto

                #ASPACEnet improves the autonomy and social interaction of people with cerebral palsy through the development and deployment of innovative technological solutions and by undertaking the necessary adjustments to computers, phones and tablets.

                #ASPACEnet was launched in 2011 as a project which joins ICT and persons with cerebral palsy via information and support. Beneficiaries are informed about existing products and services and receive training in the care centres. By 2013 more than 1,200 persons, 600 with cerebral palsy, had benefited from the innovations.
                ASPACE Confederacion, Using ICT to empower persons with cerebral palsy, Spain

              • Claudia Werneck, the founder of Escola de Gente, is holding a smartphone into the camera, which shows the start image of the accessible app VEM CA.

                Accessible platform screening events for 12 accessibility features

                VEM CA is a free and accessible phone app, developed by the Brazilian NGO Escola de Gente, that informs users where and when accessible events are taking place. The app covers hundreds of events every year and allows users to search by 12 accessible features and in 24 event categories.
                Escola de Gente - Communication in inclusion, VEM CA - Accessible Culture App, Brazil

              • Two men with visual impairments using the computer with a dog in the room.

                Free technology-support helpline for

                persons who are blind or visually impaired

                Clients at home, school, or work can contact the helpline via their smartphone, computer, or tablet. In this way they receive real-time instructions, primarily via phone, five days a week, addressing questions in four languages. The tech-support staff includes a manager and five specialists who are themselves blind or visually-impaired.
                Migdal Or Rehabilition Center for the Blind, Israel

              • Access to higher education in Estonia

                By providing training for entrants, study and career counselling, and scholarships, Estonia’s Primus Programme has successfully acted as a real door-opener for numerous students with disabilities. The programme was funded by the European Social Fund and ended in 2015, but many measures continue to be implemented.
                Estonian Ministry of Education, Higher Education Department, Primus Programme, 2008-2015 by the Ministry of Education and Research, Archimedes Foundation and partners, Estonia, Estonia

              • Two men use technical support by Exper, enjoying themselves and being guided by a man.

                People with intellectual disabilities train peers to use digital media and ICT

                PIKSL Mobil is a peer-to-peer teaching approach. People with intellectual disabilities are trained in the use of digital technology and in training other people. Equipped with technical equipment, these trainers then teach other persons with disabilities and seniors living in residential facilities to use digital media independently.
                PIKSL - Living in the community gGmbH, PIKSL Mobil, Germany

              • Ensuring equal access for Members of Parliament

                South Africa has implemented steps that ensure the inclusiveness of its Parliament. The introduced policies contain support measures for Members of Parliament and employees with disabilities. The provision of reasonable accommodation has led to measures that go beyond individual support and that benefit the whole Parliament.
                South African Parliament, POLICY ON FACILITIES FOR MEMBERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS & POLICY ON REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR EMPLOYEES WITH DISABILITIES, South Africa

              • Young man wearing headphones reads highlighted text on a tablet, while sitting at a table with his mom who is reading the newspaper.

                Accessibility certification programme for eBook publishers

                Benetech is a leading provider of a digital library system. As another project, it launched the Global Certified Accessible™ certification, which not only validates the accessibility of individual eBooks but certifies the entire workflow of publishers, and supports everyone involved in the production of digital books.
                Benetech, GCA™ publisher certification programme, United States of America

              • 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

              • Restaurant menu reading app for persons with visual impairment

                MenuSpeak recognizes a user’s location through iBeacons and automatically shows the menu in any of more than 45 languages. It can even read the menu out loud, if desired. The user places selected items in a virtual shopping cart which are translated back to the service personnel.By 2017 the app was used by more than 25 hospitality companies in Austria ans Jamaica.
                Mopius Mobile GmbH, MenuSpeak, Austria