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              • Developing work and employment opportunities

                The "Socially Minded and Responsible Trading" (SMaRT) business model enables First Step Trust (FST) to develop work and employment opportunities for people with mental health conditions and other disabilities. In 2012 FST had three garages and two restaurants creating independent, sustainable income streams.
                First Step Trust, Developing work and employment opportunities, United Kingdom

              • Life Skills trainer demonstrating for a group of volunteers and Ms Sara Minkara how to use the white cane.

                Empowerment of youth with disabilities involving their families and communities

                ETI primarily focuses on young people with visual impairments, offering life-skills training in group and one-to-one settings, parent workshops, and other community activities to promote social inclusion. ETI also works with relief agencies to ensure that young refugees with disabilities can also access its programmes.
                ETI - Empowerment Through Integration, Lebanon

              • 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

              • 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

              • Steven and his mentor, Paul, in the break room at Alberta Gas © Ready, Willing and Able Initiative Brian and colleagues sharing a story in the kitchen at Liberty-Grand © Ready, Willing and Able Initiative

                Creating employer demand for inclusive hiring

                By taking a demand rather than a supply focus, the initiative enters into a direct dialogue with employers, informing them why persons with intellectual disabilities make excellent employees and can fill regularly occurring vacancies. Begun in 2014 1,159 employment opportunities were secured by September 2016.
                Canadian Department of Employment and Social Development, Ready, Willing and Able Initiative (RWA) of 2014-2017
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)/Service Canada, Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) and Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance (CASDA), Canada, Canada

              • STANDARD OF ACCESSIBILITY OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION, INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION

                Solo’s Standard of Accessibility of Public Transportation, Information and Communication comprises two parts. The first part, concerning public transportation, is based on and enforced at the national level. The second part contains provisions for accessible information and communication, which apply only at the Solo City level.
                City of Solo City, Department of Transportation, Information and Communication, Solo City: Access to transport that can be enforced, Indonesia

              • South African Department of Transport, South Africa

              • Combining architecture, universal design and social work, RIOinclui offers accessible housing for children and youths with disabilities living in poor conditions in the city of Rio de Janeiro. A full network of local support is provided.

                Targeting physical and social mobility at the same time, the project goes beyond architectural interventions: reasonable accommodation for the beneficiaries and their care-givers is created. The whole family is empowered to benefit from statutory social welfare; a network of local support is provided.
                RIOinclui - Social Work of the City Rio de Janeiro, At the nexus of architecture and social work in Rio, Brazil

              • 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

              • Large-scale rehabilitation project provided by an insurance company

                Started in 2009, the MAIS model aims to minimize the difficulties faced by people who have incurred a disability as the result of a labour accident. To this end, it brings together all relevant stakeholders from the individual’s environment, including employers, family, community as well as social and medical institutions.
                Mutual de Seguridad C.Ch.C, Modelo de Atención Integral en Salud (MAIS), Chile