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              • Easy-to-read newspaper articles, written by persons with learning difficulties

                Participants with learning difficulties are trained to understand the journalistic approach to conveying information. The goals are to prepare participants for regular jobs, especially as experts for easy-to-read texts, and eventually to provide easy-to-read news on a daily basis for the online-platform of the KURIER, an Austrian daily paper.
                Jugend am Werk Vienna, Austria

              • Two boys with blue headphones sit on chairs, while the rest of children are standing in a circle.

                A municipal-level pilot-project towards continuous schooling of children with autism

                In this pilot-project children with autism are accompanied from kindergarten onwards by trained teachers and by mentors who also assist parents with out-of-school issues. In school, special learning materials and mentors working with regular teachers are provided to facilitate the inclusion of children with autism.
                Vienna Board of Education, Children with autism pilot-project, Austria

              • A young boy with down syndrom is very engaged in playing on a tablet while at the same time expanding his vocabulary. In the background other children do the same.

                Literacy app to stimulate reading development for children with Down Syndrome

                La Mesita was developed at the Catholic University of Chile. It is a free app that supports the reading development of children, especially those with Down Syndrome. Users can select a specific environment, such as a fair or an amusement park. La Mesita adapts to the user´s characteristics, and allows for an endless number of activities.
                Catholic University of Chile, Centre for the Development of Inclusive Technologies, La Mesita, Chile

              • Project participants are sitting around a table in front a shelf, which holds art works.

                Multi-stakeholder groups developing accessibility solutions in museums

                ARCHES is an EU-funded project that brings together partners from the fields of culture, technology, and academia, as well as people with disabilities. The programme develops, tests, and implements solutions to improve access to culture. Innovations include tactile art and an app to aid museum navigation.
                KHM - Museum of Art History Vienna, ARCHES, Austria

              • Robobraille

                Creating smart accessible media using RoboBraille

                RoboBraille is a free, award-winning service, capable of automatically converting documents into alternate formats. The goal of the project is to explore new smarter and easier methods to prepare and produce educational material in alternate formats using RoboBraille and other relevant free ICT tools.
                Hilfsgemeinschaft - Austrian Association supporting the Blind and Visually Impaired, Austria

              • Enfranchising people under guardianship

                Till 2013 Japan’s Election Law deprived people under adult guardianship of their right to vote and to stand for elections. In a spectacular court case, the Tokyo District Court condemned this as unconstitutional. The repeal of the discriminatory article led to the enfranchisement of more than 136,000 persons.
                Tokyo District Court, REVISION OF ELECTION LAW, Japan

              • Equal employment opportunities

                Specialisterne is internationally recognised as the first and foremost example of how highly functioning people with autism can become effectively integrated in society and provide valuable, high quality services to their employers. The model has the flexibility to fit local culture and community in cooperation with local stakeholders.
                Specialisterne Foundation, Equal employment opportunities, Denmark

              • Inclusive care worker training

                Within the scope of the EU project "Inclusive Care Worker", an inclusive teaching model for qualification in the social sector and support modules for a successful integration into the labour market were developed. It enables persons with learning difficulties and disabilities to choose a care profession.
                Lebenshilfe Graz and Surroundings - Voitsberg, Inclusive care worker training, Austria

              • This picture shows Nat, a man with cerebral palsy, while he is using the voiceitt app with a touch screen pen attached to his baseball cap. In front of him are two screens and a tablet.

                App-based machine learning enabling persons with speech disabilities to be understood

                Voiceitt is an app that uses AI to recognize the speech patterns of its users and enables people with speech disabilities to communicate in their own voice and directly with others. The app, developed by a start-up company from Israel, uses Artificial Intelligence components to continuously improve its automated speech recognition capabilities.
                Voiceitt, Voiceitt, Israel

              • A group of 5 men women, one sitting in a wheelchair with a transportation device attached, stand in front of a wooden shed each holding up the "peace sign" with their hands.

                Accessible agriculture technology creating inclusive jobs in rural areas

                Initiated by Light for the World, an international NGO, the "Accessible Agriculture" project is assisting farmers with disabilities and older persons to participate in farming through the development of personalized assistive technology, adapting processes such as water transportation and mushroom growing.
                Light for the World Cambodia, Accessible Agriculture – The Agri-Lab Experience, Cambodia