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              • A calendar page and a card containing instructions before, during and after disaster situations in Mandarin. A box with pens and notepads in different colours serves as card stand.

                Creating a disability-inclusive handbook for disaster preparedness

                The National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction in Taiwan, with the help of various stakeholders, published a handbook on disaster preparedness for people with disabilities. More than 1,000 printed copies were distributed in 2021, and the digital version was downloaded 3,000 times in 2022.
                National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction, A disaster preparedness handbook for people with disabilities, Taiwan

              • A man wearing apron touching cards on the table. Different figurines, pins, candies and stickers are arranged on the table to be sold.

                Entrepreneurship support for persons with psychosocial disabilities

                Enosh, the Israeli Mental Health Association, launched the MAOF entrepreneurship programme in 2008 to support the self-employment of persons with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities. Funded by the Israeli Ministry of Health, the programme has resulted in 433 businesses by 2022.
                ENOSH - The Israeli Mental Health Association, MAOF entrepreneurship programme, Israel

              • Nine individuals appearing to have different intellectual and motor disabilities seated on a stage in an empty hall.

                Study circles supporting persons with intellectual disabilities in political processes

                Via ‘study circles’ Studieforbundet Vuxenskolan (SV) from Sweden makes it easier for people with intellectual disabilities to access political processes. SV has also created a process that allows voters with disabilities to address questions important to them to political representatives.
                SV Study Association Vuxenskolan, My choice/My election, Sweden

              • A man and woman sitting in their wheelchairs and a man and woman standing behind them in a beachfront with Cabanas around.

                Advanced life-skills training for wheelchair users

                In 2012 the Association of People with Disabilities in Bolivia launched ‘Nueva Esperanza’, a programme that teaches life skills to people with physical disabilities, especially wheelchair users. In 2017 the local practice was recognized nationwide and was included in a new labour law. As of 2022 there were 25 beneficiaries.
                Nueva Esperanza Association of People with Physical Disabilities, Programa Vida Independiente (Independent Living Programme), Bolivia

              • A living room with two couches perpendicularly placed across a hanging lamp and a television mounted on the wall with a shelf below. Beside the door is a painting. Candles on top of a glass center table in the center of the room.

                Multifaceted relief programme for people struggling with mental health

                Developed in 2019 by Rincon Family Services in Chicago, USA, The Living Room (TLR) is a non-clinical safe space providing respite and recovery support to people experiencing psychological crisis. The number of TLR guests increased to 1,000 by mid-2022 and the model has been adopted across the US state of Illinois.
                Rincon Family Services, The Living Room, United States of America

              • A man appearing to have an intellectual disability pointing on the digital screen of a two-door refrigerator.

                Smart technology supporting persons with intellectual disabilities staying at home alone

                The US-based Living Arrangements for the Developmentally Disabled (LADD) introduced ‘Smart Living’ in 2017, which combines personal care with smart-home technologies and virtual support. Smart Living aims to reduce the number of in-person staff required, and has helped more than 50 people to date.
                LADD Inc., Smart Living, United States of America

              • A group of Indian children in different ages appearing to have different motor disabilities assisted by crutches and wheelchairs are in the playground in front of the Sangamam School for Special Children building.

                Providing assistive technology for children in rural Asia

                In 2020, Amar Seva Sangam of India launched the ‘Paediatric Assistive Technology Provision’ programme with a focus on children in rural areas, including a training programme for rehabilitators and financial support. It is expected that by the end of 2022 close to 1,000 assistive devices will be provided to users.
                Amar Seva Sangam, Paediatric Assistive Technology Provision Programme, India

              • In the photo, we see a heartwarming interaction between two individuals outside a wooden structure. On the left, a man with a beard, wearing a white coat suggesting he may be a healthcare professional, is holding the hands of the person on the right, who is seated in a specialized green mobility aid, which appears to be a wheelchair. The seated individual, who seems to have a disability, is smiling joyfully during the interaction. The setting appears informal and outdoors, with personal items and a fan visible in the background, indicating a casual, possibly home or community environment. The image conveys themes of care, assistance, and the positive impact of human connection.

                Low-cost and resourceful provision of therapeutical as well as pedagogical services to children in remote areas

                Caminos de Tiza by Escuelita Ambulante, Argentina: Provides support in remote areas, focusing on early disorder detection and assistive devices. Reached 14 communities and 365 children in 2023, training 10,000 teachers from 2014 to 2023.
                Caminos de Tiza, Argentina

              • An online tool for country accountability on human rights and disability inclusion

                Fundación Saraki's IN Dashboard, Paraguay: A web portal for economic inclusion of persons with disabilities. Tracks progress and recommendations in the Americas. As of July 2023, 19+ countries have uploaded their reports.
                IN Dashboard, Paraguay

              • This is a photo of a video production scene. There are three individuals actively engaged in the process. On the left, a person wearing a red shirt appears to be communicating, possibly using sign language, in front of a blue background, which suggests they might be recording a segment that includes sign language interpretation. In the center and right of the image, two other individuals are operating the technical equipment, with one person gesturing, possibly directing the scene, while the other is handling a video camera. The presence of sign language indicates an inclusive approach to communication, catering to diverse audiences, which aligns with themes of equality and accessibility. The teamwork and collaboration evident in the photo also reflect a spirit of assistance and cooperation.

                Mainstream TV station organizing a sign language academy for interpreters specializing in sports coverage

                Okayama Broadcasting Co., Ltd. (OHK), Japan: Initiated a sign language program for deaf interpreters, focusing on distinctive aspects of motor sports. Supported by the Toyota Mobility Foundation, it aims at the 2025 Deaflympics in Tokyo.
                OHK Sign Language Initiative, Japan