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              • Two persons gardening in their community home.

                Preparing people with psychosocial and mental disabilities to live in their own homes

                Residents in one of the "Preparation for Independent Living Centres" are provided with personalised professional support, counselling, and training to prepare them for living independently. From 2012 to 2018, 50 people had received support services and 16 had successfully moved on to their own independent lives and accommodations.
                Pro ACT Suport Association, Romania

              • Persuading employers that inclusive employment can support their business case

                DRPI AWARE is a joint project between York University and disability organisations that work with employers to recognise the skills of disabled workers rather than focusing on their disabilities and limitations. Between 2013 and 2016, DRPI AWARE has successfully placed 163 people in employment in the open labour market.
                York University Canada, Disability Rights Promotion International - Asian Workplace approach that respects equality (DRPI AWARE), India

              • Accessible books for vision-impaired students using Android technology

                As part of ELECTS (Enhancing Learning Capabilities of Students with Print and Visual Disabilities) ADRAD has adopted the playback function of Android devices and produced an orientation toolkit for easy usage. The aim is to enable students with visual impairments in Nepal to use free digital books based on DAISY and Epub.
                Action on Disability Rights And Development-Nepal, Nepal

              • People with physical disabilities participating in a demonstration.

                Engaging persons with disabilities in all levels of politics

                DEC-N conducts regular dialogue with political parties and local public and non-government bodies to encourage inclusive policies, and an organizational taskforce supports voter registering and participation. Since 2012, some 200 people with disabilities have participated in local planning, 1,055 have registered to vote.
                DEC-Nepal - Disable Empowerment and Communication Center, Nepal

              • There is a table on a stage with four chairs. Walter Tsui sits on the left with a hand-held microphone and a guide dog beside him. Two men and a woman are in the other chairs.

                Career development and job matching support for graduates with disabilities

                CareER was founded by people with disabilities in 2004 to bridge the gap between educated university graduates with disabilities and the labour market. The online platform offers peer support and assistance in career development. In 2020, CareER has almost 600 registered members.
                CareER Association, CareER Programmes, China - Hong Kong

              • Promoting innovative assistive technologies internationally

                The project has created and developed a set of affordable open source tools that enable people with physical disabilities to use computers and smartphones easily. The tools are provided as construction kits during hands-on workshops, demonstrations are given on how to use and build the tools on a local basis.
                University of Applied Sciences Technikum Vienna, Austria

              • Two women are in a kitchen in a pizzeria. One woman holds a spoon and is spooning ingredients from a bowl onto a pizza base while the other woman observes her.

                National state-run training and job-placement programme for people with disabilities

                The Format for Work, Disability Line programme offers people with disabilities theoretical and practical vocational training and then placement in dependent employment. The programme was launched in 2014. Between 2015 and by 2020 there were a total of 9,929 users, of whom 7,995 completed their training.
                SCENE Chile - National Training and Employment Service, Training for Work, Chile

              • A side view of a car. The passenger seat is turned 90 degrees and reaching out of the car, suggesting an accessbile way of entering the vehicle.

                IT-company funding an incubator programme for assistive technology start-ups

                "BIRAC– Social Alpha Quest for Assistive Technologies – supported by Mphasis" is an incubator programme for start-ups in India working on assistive technologies and innovative solutions for people with disabilities. In 2019, 14 start-ups were selected to receive free incubation support, direct funding, and mentoring.
                Mphasis, Ltd., BIRAC-Social Alpha Quest for Assistive Technologies – supported by Mphasis, India

              • A smiling man sits at a workspace in an industrial workplace. The man is holding a tool and is working on a hard drive on the desk in front of him.

                Growing social business in IT-remarketing with a high rate of inclusive employment

                AfB is Europe’s first non-profit IT company, founded in Germany. AfB specializes in refurbishing and recycling IT hardware. The organization creates jobs for people with a range of disabilities in all areas of the company and offers competitive wages. As of 2019, AfB employed 200 people with disabilities.
                AfB social & green IT, AfB, Germany

              • A child during an assessment with a neurologist.

                Therapy IT-Platform Improves Motor Function in Young People with Cerebral Palsy

                Mirrorable is a home-based therapy programme based on Action Observation Treatment, which states that by observing and imitating the actions of others we trigger specific neurons in our own brain. Young stroke survivors are paired via a video platform and undertake tasks together to improve motor skills.
                Fight the Stroke, Mirrorable, Italy