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              • 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

              • IBM Support to Enable India

                Bridging the gap to the ICT industry

                IBM has developed a self-assessment questionnaire that EnAble India can use to assist companies to gage their readiness to hire people with disabilities, as well as a guide for following-up with interviews so as to identify gaps and opportunities to increase the employment of people with disabilities.
                IBM Belgium, Belgium

              • Alternative ways for successful job applications

                Since 2013, ECDD has been collaborating with public vocational training colleges on the "Inclusive Skills Training and Employment Programme for and by Persons with Disabilities" to facilitate training opportunities for people with disabilities, including with intellectual disabilities. By 2016, ISTEP had assisted more than 1,500 beneficiaries.
                ECDD - Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development, Ethiopia

              • Focusing on employer needs and creating hundreds of jobs for young people with intellectual disabilities

                The SETI Centre was founded by Caritas Egypt to provide vocational preparation and training to youth with intellectual disabilities. From its beginnings until 2016, the SETI Centre has placed over 500 youth with disabilities in various types of jobs as well as supported 300 of them to start their own businesses.
                SETI Centre for Training and Studies on Disability, Egypt

              • Transforming special schools into Support Centres

                The project advocated for the establishment of support centres or the transformation of special schools into support centres in 18 districts of three provinces in Vietnam. MCNV provided technical support for the centres to mandate the early detection, early intervention, and support for Inclusive Education for children with disabilities.
                Medical Committee Netherlands-Vietnam, Vietnam

              • Easy-to-read newspaper articles, written by persons with learning difficulties

                Participants with learning difficulties are trained to understand the journalistic approach to conveying information. The goals are to prepare participants for regular jobs, especially as experts for easy-to-read texts, and eventually to provide easy-to-read news on a daily basis for the online-platform of the KURIER, an Austrian daily paper.
                Jugend am Werk Vienna, Austria

              • A picture of the advocacy table.

                Allowing for copyright exceptions to make books accessible for the blind

                The "Marrakesh Treaty" allows copyright exceptions to facilitate the creation of accessible versions of books and other copyrighted works for persons with visual impairments and print disabilities. It was adopted in 2013 by WIPO and entered into force in 2016. As of late 2017, 33 countries have ratified it.
                WBU - World Blind Union, Canada – WBU and World Intellectual Property Organization – Marrakesh Treaty, Canada

              • Promoting micro-enterprises and entrepreneurship

                ARUNIM’s key objective is to create a Marketing Federation and facilitate entrepreneurs with disabilities to become "Contributors and Job Creators". ARUNIM works with 192 NGOs as well as individual entrepreneurs as members across the country. It reaches out to more than 3,000 persons with disabilities.
                Association for Rehabilitation under National Trust Initiative of Marketing, Promoting micro-enterprises and entrepreneurship, India

              • ACE members question political candidates to the Scottish Parliamentary Elections at accessible hustings.

                Empowering Individuals in their Right to Vote

                ENABLE Scotland and the UK Electoral Commission have jointly developed easy-read guides to support people with learning disabilities to vote, plus voting factsheets for family members and support workers. In addition, workshops and events are organised where people with learning disabilities meet their local politicians.
                ENABLE Scotland, #ENABLEtheVote, United Kingdom

              • The Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) has produced a map of the mainland National Rail network in the UK that provides at-a-glance information about the accessibility of many stations.

                "Stations Made Easy" allows passengers to evaluate accessibility before they start their journey. Interactive station maps provide detailed information about accessibility at every station on the rail network in Great Britain. Stations Made Easy also allows passengers to identify routes through stations which best meet their needs.
                ATOC - Association of Train Operating Companies, Web-based tool to plan access to railway stations, United Kingdom