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              • 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

              • On the right side of the picture there is a man helping a woman lowering herself down on a rope form a large brown rock. In the background there lies a mountainous and desertlike landscape stretching until the horizon.

                Accessible tourism for people with psychosocial disabilities in-country and abroad

                Nofesh offers recreational experiences for people with psychosocial disabilities in Israel, from one-day tours to five-day vacations, developed by the NGO ENOSH. The offer includes comprehensive support and accompaniment. During the Covid-Pandemic, virtual tours and lectures were offered.
                ENOSH - The Israeli Mental Health Association, Nofesh, Israel

              • A women in a white jacket is standing in a classroom, explaining something; female and male students sit on white chairs and have tables in front of them

                Ministry of Education organizing Individual Training Plans for transition to work

                Individual Transition Plans (ITPs) are designed to support young people with special educational needs in the essential transitions in their lives. An ITP is designed and implemented collaboratively by the student, their parents and teachers, and educational guidance and employment service providers.
                Montenegrin Ministry of Education, Science and Sports, Individual Transition Plans (ITPs) for Students with Special Needs, Montenegro

              • Fighting unemployment from two sides: with training centres and by influencing legal frameworks

                4J sets up centres as a public-private partnership to provide vocational training for young people with disabilities from rural areas and places them in companies. Due to State Government participation in the programme, Y4J has been able to influence the legal framework towards pro-disability policies.
                Youth4Jobs Foundation, Centre for Persons with Disability Livelihoods (CPDL), India

              • This image shows a bright conference room filled with persons with and without disabilites. In the foreground there are two women, one in an electric wheelchair and one blind, talking to a female state official.

                Accessible Canada Act: first federal accessibility legislation in Canada

                ACA, the Accessible Canada Act, was passed in 2019 and aims to make Canada accessible by 2040. The ACA applies to all government departments, federally regulated agencies, and parts of the private sector, such as banking, telecommunications, and transportation.
                Canadian Department of Employment and Social Development, Accessible Canada Act (ACA), Canada

              • Young women and men sit or stand in a semi-circle. They are in a classroom environment. In the centre is a young man in a wheelchair holding a laptop.

                Job-matching based on coaching for students with disabilities and company-partnering

                The participating talents receive coaching and make contact with interested companies. Companies gain know-how in the field of inclusion and employment of people with disabilities. Since the start of the programme in 2016, 130 students and 45 companies have completed the self-financed programmes.
                myAbility Social Enterprise GmbH, myAbility Talent® Programme, Austria

              • An accessible mail pickup station is shown in this photograph. Two women are picking up parcels, one walking and one standing in front of a touch screen, while a service employee awaits them on the left.

                Accessible mail pick-up-stations for people with visual impairments

                Österreichische Post, Austria’s leading logistics and postal service provider, introduced an accessible pick-up service for blind customers in 2019 for items that cannot be delivered to their homes. In 2020 the service was extended to all 479 pick-up stations in the country.
                Austrian Post AG, Accessible pick-up-stations, Austria

              • A women in a white shirt and glasses sits in a library in front of a screen talking to another person by using an online video interpretation service called SIVisual.

                A 24-hour sign language interpretation service via video call

                SVIsual is a free 24-hour video interpreting service that allows deaf people to communicate with hearing people, launched by Fundación CNSE and the National Association of the Deaf. Users communicate through the service via sign language, and lip reading and text chat are also available.
                Fundación CNSE, SVIsual, Spain

              • Two women, the one on the left is sitting in a wheelchair, are enjoying a ride on the London tube, conversing and laughing with eachother. The woman on the right is holding a red lollipop.

                Advisory board supporting the London Transport Authority in accessibility matters

                The Independent Disability Advisory Group advises Transport for London, the main provider of public transport in Londong, in identifying and addressing issues and barriers to accessing public transport. In 2020, the 10 members of the group acted as consultants on 53 projects, like reconstruction of train stations.
                Transport for London Authority, Independent Disability Advisory Group, United Kingdom

              • Training and seed financing within local communities

                Persons with disabilities and their family members are provided with vocational training depending on their interests and skills. Successful graduates are then provided with seed capital on a loan basis so they can start their own businesses. The costs of the initiative are shared between the Karuna Foundation and the community
                Karuna Foundation, Project “Inspire2Care”, Nepal