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              • Archive and search engine for Asian sign languages

                The Asian SignBank is the first archive for sign language varieties in Asia and has been implemented to facilitate sign language teaching, development, and research. For each participating country signs are collected, filmed, analyzed, documented, and archived. By 2017 the online database contained of over 6,000 signs.
                Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies, China - Hong Kong

              • A young woman sitting in an electric wheelchair manouvers around a cafeteria setting, using only head movements that trigger the steering device built into her smartglasses.

                Wheelchair control via smart glasses

                munevo DRIVE is a hands-free wheelchair control system that makes it possible to control a wheelchair with head movements using smart glasses. The glasses can be connected to any wheelchair via a small adapter. It was launched in Germany by the technology company MUNEVO.
                Munevo, munevo DRIVE, Germany

              • A blind man holding a white cane in holding up a smartphone and smiling into the camera.

                Talking camera app for people who are blind using AI and augmented reality

                Seeing AI is a free app that uses the camera of devices to identify people and objects and describes them acoustically. Seeing AI can read texts, describe landscapes and emotions, and read the barcodes of products, thus helping the user to focus. In 2020 the app was available in nine languages and 70 countries.
                Microsoft Corporation, Seeing AI, United States of America

              • Children in school uniforms walk outside, grapping each other by the shoulders to be leaded back to the classroom.

                Converting special schools into Inclusive Education centres

                In 2018 CBM, in partnership with the Jairos Jiri Association, began converting three special schools into Inclusive Education centres. Each centre has a specific focus and serves also as an education platform on inclusion for local governments, companies, and schools while working closely with the community.
                CBM - Christoffel Blind Mission International, Inclusive Educational Centres in Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

              • Jobs for the most marginalised people with disabilities

                The project focuses on three main areas: Targeted skills development, interventions and responds to the specific needs and interests of the participants and home-based enterprises for those with severe mobility challenges. From 324 participants in 2014 to 2016, 254 have found employment, 49% were female.
                Sightsavers, Project “Connecting the Dots”, United Kingdom

              • A full chain of support from primary school to employment

                LIFE is a programme for inclusive vocational education and employment for people with disabilities, starting as early as primary school and ending with job placement. 2012 it was introduced in Armenia. By 2016 approximately 900 persons were placed in training and 653 persons were employed through the programme.
                Save the Children Armenia, Livelihood Improvement through Fostered Employment (LIFE), Armenia

              • Three girls are hug and smile at the camera, while wearing their uniforms.

                A rights-based approach for young people to have a place in mainstream classrooms

                The Inclusive Education Policy, implemented in 2018, is designed to ensure that all children and young people in Queensland attend their local state school. Each institution is allocated appropriate resources and funding. Individual support during implementation is provided by regional inclusion coaches.
                Queensland Department of Education, Inclusive Education Policy, Australia

              • Full-time, unlimited jobs in facility management

                Chance B is an NGO and social service provider operating in rural areas of Styria, one of the nine Austrian states. Among its services, the organization offers employment and housing support. Through its Hausmasters programme, it provides full-time employment for approximately 60 people with disabilities.
                Chance B Holding GmbH, Hausmasters Dienstleistungs GmbH/, Austria

              • Access Text Network_PRA_Photo1

                One accessible textbook platform for all universities

                The mission of ATN, as a collaborative project of AMAC Accessibility Solutions and the Association of American Publishers (AAP), is to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to textbooks in an accessible format and timely manner while also reducing costs and providing accessibility content transparency.
                AMAC - Accessibility Solutions & Research Center, United States of America

              • Online resource for parents of children with learning and attention issues

                Understood.org is a free website for parents of children aged 3–20+ with learning and attention issues. It offers more than 2,500 pieces of expert-vetted content, five interactive tools, daily access to experts, and to a social media community. The site is available in English, Spanish, as well as in read-aloud mode.
                Poses Family Foundation, Understood.org, United States of America