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              • Teaching sign language to everyone in an entertaining way

                The focus of the project is to increase awareness of the needs of persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, by teaching sign language to the public, thereby acquainting hearing people with deaf culture. The success of the programme led to the expansion of the project, and to offering additional basic and advanced courses.
                Access Israel, Israel

              • Improving speech by visualizing it

                Bellen Speech Visualizer provides a student with a target for a word or sound and visualizes what the correct word or sound would look like. The software then allows the student to progressively train him/herself to reach the target pronunciation via a visual feedback loop and an auditory feedback loop.
                ADJ Electronics, South Africa

              • Announce your visit and special request to stores and public services

                Using iBeacon and other technologies and accessibility features of regular smartphones, people with disabilities can specify their service need, such as a barrier-free entry or support and guidance and recipients can plan and prepare for the visit. From July 2017 to June 2018 1,000 people downloaded the app.
                Neatebox, “Welcome by Neatebox” App, United Kingdom

              • Entrepreneur supported by Productive Inclusion, Framher in Napo © Ministry of Industries and Productivity - MIPRO Entrepreneur supported by Productive Inclusion, Mueblería Gonzales in Napo © Ministry of Industries and Productivity - MIPRO

                Government supporting self-employment and microfinance

                The Programme increases entrepreneurship of persons with disabilities by providing them and their families with personnel and financial support to develop their own business ideas. From 2013 to 2016, more than 4,385 entrepreneurs with disabilities were trained about entrepreneurial and productive topics.
                MIPRO - Ministry of Industry and Productivity of Ecuador, Productive Inclusion for Persons with Disabilities Programme of 2013, part of Strengthening Inclusive Services and Support Networks for Persons with Disabilities in Ecuador
Ministry of Industries and Productivity (MIPRO) & Ministry of Social Development (MCDS), Ecuador, Ecuador

              • Enabling people with disabilities to vote from home and without assistance

                In partnership with Amazon and Microsoft, Democracy Live developed OmniBallot, an accessible online voting system available via computer, tablet, or smartphone, thus enabling people with disabilities to vote independent of support. Since its launch in 2015, over one million voters have used the system.
                Democracylive, OmniBallot, United States of America

              • Five Fable team members smile and laugh with their arms on each other’s shoulders.

                An accessibility testing platform, powered by people with disabilities

                The online platform helps companies test whether their digital services are accessible to people with disabilities. It offers community testing and community-centred feedback. Since its launch in 2018, Fable has provided employment for 100 people with disabilities. Customers include Walmart, Shopify, and Slack.
                Fable Tech Labs, Fable, Canada

              • 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

              • FACIL'iti provides hundreds of adaptations for a custom-made browsing experience answering each user specific needs. The digital tools adapt to the user and no longer the opposite.

                Free browser-extension to adapt websites with a variety of accessibility features

                FACIL’iti, a start-up company from France, launched its website adaptation tool for companies in 2018. The tool, which is free for end users, is easy to install and for a variety of customizations such as larger characters as well as enlarged click zones or reading aids. In 2021 the service had more than 800,000 users globally.
                FACIL'iti, FACIL’ITI WEBSITE ADAPTION TOOLS, France

              • A young boy with down syndrom is very engaged in playing on a tablet while at the same time expanding his vocabulary. In the background other children do the same.

                Literacy app to stimulate reading development for children with Down Syndrome

                La Mesita was developed at the Catholic University of Chile. It is a free app that supports the reading development of children, especially those with Down Syndrome. Users can select a specific environment, such as a fair or an amusement park. La Mesita adapts to the user´s characteristics, and allows for an endless number of activities.
                Catholic University of Chile, Centre for the Development of Inclusive Technologies, La Mesita, Chile

              • Fingers of a child are touching a Braitico keyboard.

                A tool to teach blind children how to read and write by using Braille

                Braitico teaches children the use of Braille in a fun and simple way. Therefore it uses an accessible app along with a combination of learning tools, such as stories and games. The programme uses a step-by-step approach right from infancy up to 12 years. Between 2017 and 2019, 106 children have used Braitico.
                ONCE Foundation, Braitico (Braille learning tool), Spain