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At-home support for parents with intellectual disabilities
Begleitete Elternschaft’ (Accompanied Parenthood ) is a project of MOBILE – Selbstbestimmtes Leben Behinderter e.V. from Germany. Since 2006 eight to twelve parents with intellectual disabilities per year are supported in raising their children at home, assisted by educators in the areas of life skills, teaching, and childcare.
Mobile - Independent Living of Disabled People e.V., Accompanied Parenthood (Begleitete Elternschaft, BE), Germany
Promoting self-employment in agriculture and aquaculture by training and microfinance
DRRA’s ‘Jibika’ project supports people with disabilities in the rural districts of Sathkhira and Jhenaidah to run their own vegetable or crab farming businesses by providing training and microfinance. Between 2017 and mid-2020, 514 people with disabilities were involved in running their own businesses.
DRRA - Disabled Rehabilitation and Research Association, JIBIKA, Bangladesh
Technology centres offering accessible training in digital skills and career support
The programme offers free and accessible online and in-person training in life, technical, and digital skills, partnering locally with potential employers and mentors. POETA DigiSpark has trained more than 4,000 people since starting in 2013, and has registered 200,000 visits to its seven technology centres.
Trust for the Americas, POETA DigiSpark, Argentina
Empowering people with disabilities to stand up in elections in Sub-Saharan Africa
In 2017, Sightsavers developed a programme with partners in Senegal and Cameroon that supports the political participation of people with disabilities, but also sensitizes electoral authorities to inclusive policy-making. Since then, the political presence of people with disabilities has increased significantly.
Sightsavers, Citizenship and political participation programme, Senegal
Training and placing the vulnerable in Chile
The programme supports financially particularly disadvantaged women, young people and people with disabilities on their way into the labour market through skills training, supported employment, and labour intermediation. In 2016, 5,235 people with disabilities were given the opportunity to receive training.
Chilean National Training and Employment Service, More Capable Programme of 2014-2018 National Training and Employment Service (SENCE), Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Chile, Chile
Building capacity to support the Inclusive Education of Children and Youth with Autism
PAT is a training programme for educational staff, families and service providers in dealing with pre-school children and students in an inclusive educational context. The introductory training is available online. Advanced training and on-site coaching is provided for professionals who design and manage programs for learners.
New Brunswick Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, New Brunswick Provincial Autism Training (PAT), Canada
Towards a universally designed city of Oslo in 2025
The strategy requires all new government-operated buildings, parks, public spaces, and transport systems to have Universal Design implemented from a project’s inception and for this to be included in the overall building costs. In 2017 the majority of government buildings were already fully accessible.
City of Oslo, Department of Primary Health and Social Affairs, Norway – City of Oslo – Department for Health and Social Affairs – Comprehensive Universal Design plan by 2025, Norway
Training persons with disabilities in the Philippines to work as digital freelancers
The 10-week programme includes demand-driven digital skills training, work-based learning, and employment support. Virtualahan also employs its own graduates to work as online outsourcing professionals. Since 2015 more than 400 people have graduated from the programme and 78 per cent have found employment.
Virtualahan Inc., Virtualahan, Philippines
ACCESS CO-ORDINATOR & OFFICER SCHEME AND BARRIER-FREE ACCESS & FACILITIES RETROFITTING PROGRAMME
"Barrier-free Access & Retrofitting of Facilities" is a programme to create a barrier-free environment by enhancing the accessibility of public premises and facilities. "Access Co-ordinator & Access Officer Scheme" establishes gender focal points in each policy bureau and department and in each venue to manage accessibility issues.
Hong Kong, Labour and Welfare Bureau, Hong Kong’s retrofitting programme, China - Hong Kong
Finnish anti-bullying programme for schools going international
With KiVa Anti-Bullying, the University of Turku has developed a comprehensive, research-based programme to reduce the spread and negative consequences of bullying in secondary schools. The programme has been used in schools nationwide since 2009 and was also available in six other countries in 2016.
University of Turku, Finland