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Sign language translation app for accessing services and businesses
Signs Media Kenya is dedicated to education, information, and entertainment in sign language. The social enterprise operates a news channel and has developed ‘2022 assistAll – an app that provides on-demand, 24/7 interpretation services and is available in English as well as Saheli.
Signs Media Kenya Limited, assistALL, Kenya
Smartphone app that provides audio descriptions of surroundings
RightHear is a start-up from Israel that uses beacons (small radio transmitters) as orientation aids. Nurtzer:ins receive information directly into their earphones once the app has detected the location. By 2022, RightHear had more than 30,000 customers and covered more than 2,100 locations worldwide.
Right Hear, RightHear, Israel
Teaching skills to children with autism using animated video
In 2013, Signes De Sens from France together with the Centre Ressources Autismes Hauts-de-France created ‘Ben the Koala’, a cartoon character that teaches children with autism everyday tasks such as brushing teeth and getting dressed. Dissemination takes place via videos, mobile apps, and printed materials.
Signes de sens, Ben le Koala, France
Facilitated self-advocacy groups for people with Down Syndrome
In 2017 the Down Syndrome Association of Turkey launched the self-advocacy group Voice+1, which organizes regular meetings supported by facilitators. By 2022, Voice+1 has grown to 27 self-advocates in five cities and has resulted in the establishment of a Down syndrome research commission in parliament.
Down Syndrome Association, My Voice, My Society – Voice+1, Turkey
Social and recreational activities for persons with disabilities and their families
Since 2005 the Shekulo Tov Group in Israel has offered ‘SAME’ (Skills, Activity, Mediation, Environment), a large-scale and government-funded social and recreational programme for people with disabilities and their families. Activities take place in real life and online, and range from visits to the cinema to skills training.
Shekulo Tov Group, SAME (Skills Activity Mediation Environment), Israel
Support programme for entrepreneurs with disabilities
RED – Emprendedores con Discapacidad (Entrepreneurs with Disabilities), a programme of Fundación Vida Independiente in Chile, supports entrepreneurs with disabilities through training, individual counselling, an online store, and accessible tools.
Independent Living Foundation Chile, RED – Emprendedores con Discapacidad (Entrepreneurs with disabilities), Chile
Home-based children using a robot in classroom to learn and socialize
Berater Unternehmensberatungs GmbH from Austria has been offering education with the help of physical robots, so-called avatars, since 2020. Targeting children who cannot go to school, the avatars are usually placed in the classroom and can be personalized.
die Berater counsulting, Interaction avatar, Austria
Teaching inclusivity for digital designers through customized video courses
Fable Tech Labs is a Canadian start-up that provides digital accessibility services delivered by people with disabilities. This offering has been complemented by "Fable Upskill" - video-based, customer-specific online training for businesses - since 2021. In 2022, Fable worked with 80 companies.
Fable Tech Labs, Fable Upskill, Canada
System to use any Android device without touching the screen
In 2017, Mouse4all developed a device for people who can neither operate a touchscreen nor use voice or eye commands. Instead, users control an input device using horizontal and vertical cursors, as well as icons and pictograms. By 2022, Mouse4all had users in 41 countries.
Mouse4all, Mouse4All, Spain
Online game for practicing shopping and making payments online
The online learning game ‘Funkabutiken’, published by the Swedish NGO Funka in 2021, allows users to practice shopping and paying online. Easy language, illustrations, and videos are some of the accessibility features offered. By mid-2022, Funkabutiken had around 20,000 visits.
Funka Nu AB, Funkabutiken, Sweden