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              • A blind students plays an electronic piano. His teacher stands next to him and uses a mobile phone with the SM Music app. There is music equipment visible in the background of the room.

                Blind programmers developing free software for blind users

                In 2015 the Sao Mai Vocational & Assistive Technology Center for the Blind started developing software for blind users. By 2020 three products were released and are available free of charge: SM Braille, the Burmese TTS engine, and the SM Music Reader. The positive response is reflected in the increasing number of monthly downloads.
                Sao Mai Center for the Blind, Vocational and Assistive Technology Center for the Blind, Vietnam

              • A man sits in a wheel chair, while women are supporting children on round objects and holding colorful stripes during the therapy session at the early intervention centre.

                App-based family centred early intervention therapy in rural communities

                Amar Seva Snagam (ASSA) runs an Early Intervention Centre. To make its services also available in more distant regions, ASSA has developed a training program for community rehabilitation workers, including an app for ongoing support. Besides connectivity, the app serves to track the progress of the therapy.
                Amar Seva Sangam, Training of Community Rehabilitation Workers, India

              • Three women sit, while having a discussion in sign language live on Signs TV in front of UN sustainable goals posters.

                24-hour TV station broadcasting in sign language

                Signs TV broadcasts in sign language along with audio and voice, presenting informative, educational, and entertainment content with a focus on deaf culture and disability rights. In 2019 Signs TV had an estimated audience of 500,000 deaf people, 1.2 million with other disabilities and 1.5 million people who wanted to learn sign language.
                Signs Media Kenya Limited, Signs TV, Kenya

              • A young woman with dark hair sits at a desk in an office. She is talking to a man standing next to her.

                National Training Service making itself accessible and inclusive

                SENA is a public entity for work training and human develop and the only one in Colombia committed to guidelines for inclusion. SENA has counsellors in its 33 offices nationwide and provides 117 mobile training centres for remote regions. In 2019, 1,543 jobs for people with disabilities were placed.
                SENA - The National Training Service Colombia, The National Training Service (SENA), Colombia

              • There are several men working on wood. One of them has built a birdhouse, and one man in the background works on a tree trunk. The setting is in a carpenter shop with tools and work benches.

                Vocational support for people with intellectual disabilities in the penal system

                APSA’s penitentiary programme offers personalized vocational training and support to beneficiaries within penal institutions and through its sheltered employment centres. APSA supports all persons with intellectual disabilities in Alicante’s penal system, of which there were 65 in 2020.
                APSA Association Alicante, APSA Penitentiary Programme, Spain

              • Three persons do weekly grocery shopping by themselves.

                A Home, a Cafe and Employment to Promote Deinstitutionalization

                In 2016, the Psychoanalytic Association set up a training café to employ ten people with psychosocial disabilities who had previously lived in closed institutions. As of 2018, the supportive independent living (SIL) programme oversees six group homes, two cafés, and 20 employed beneficiaries, all of whom now live on their own.
                Psychoanalytic Association, SIL programme, Kazakhstan

              • An office setting, in which two women wearing transparent face masks, stand in front of a white and green wall with a lettering saying "Inter. between people and environment" in dutch.

                NGO supporting the government with an accessible response to the pandemic

                The Belgian NGO Inter has developed measures to address the isolation of people with disabilities during the pandemic. These include guidelines for social distancing and accessibility of vaccination centres as well as the online platform Circuit Sortie, which brings together both people with and without disabilities for activities in small groups.
                Inter Vlaanderen, Fighting Isolation During the Pandemic, Belgium

              • Two young women sit next to each other in front of two computers, with a crutch leaning on the desk between them. One woman is doing a typing exercise.

                Smart Inclusion Centres in universities that connect students with employers

                The Youth4Jobs Foundation has established Smart Inclusion Centres through its College Connect programme in 21 colleges and universities in India. The centres provide assistance with training and job placement. By 2020, 900 candidates have been trained by the centres, 550 of whom have jobs.
                Youth4Jobs Foundation, College Connect, India

              • Two women stand in a catering kitchen, laughing and smiling. Full cups of grapes are arranged on a tray in front of them.

                Government-led training and hiring services for people with intellectual disabilities

                The initiative provides a higher learning programme, a specialized industry-based training, and lifelong adult learning opportunities for people with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities. Over 200 people participate across 19 programmes each year. Graduates have an 84 per cent employment rate.
                University of Vermont, Center on Disability and Community Inclusion, State of Vermont Transition and Post-Secondary Education Initiative, United States of America

              • A man stands on a stage at a podium. Beside him is a long table with four men and two women sitting at it. Facing the stage another man sits at a table with papers in front of him and a microphone.

                Government-level initiative to promote inclusive employment policies

                The State Exchange on Employment & Disability is an initiative to help state and local governments take measures to integrate people with disabilities. Support is provided through intermediary organizations. Between 2015 and 2020 more than 300 integration policies were adopted by 42 US states and two territories.
                US Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), State Exchange on Employment & Disability (SEED), United States of America