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              • In a bright conferece room with a beamer and a screen in the background, a man in a wheelchair holds a microphone and speaks to a large attentive audience, sitting on chairs.

                Training civil servants in the Israeli legal system to provide more inclusive legal services

                The Accessible Legal Services for People with Disabilities program was launched by the Israeli Ministry of Justice and JDC-Israel Unlimited, together with operating partner Israel Elwyn to train lawyers and representatives from the legal system on how to improve their services for people with intellectual or mental disabilities.
                Israeli Ministry of Justice, Accessible Legal Services for Persons with Disabilities, Israel

              • A boy sits in the front row in a wheel chair, learning together with other children in the background in a classroom.

                Textbooks in electronic, audio and video formats for mainstream primary schools

                In 2013, UNICEF launched a project across Montenegro to produce DAISY-Textbooks and make them available in mainstream primary schools. DAISY-Textbooks have visual and audio options enabling children with disabilities to follow more easily and to study alongside their peers. In 2019, 70 schools were already involved.
                UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund, DAISY Textbooks, Montenegro

              • Person with physical disability voting.

                Increasing Voter Accessibility in Paraguay

                Ahead of the 2015 municipal elections, USAID and Fundación Saraki reviewed the legal framework regarding accessibility in elections. Their recommendations led to new regulations, such as providing absentee ballots for the first time and making information about voting available in sign language and Braille.
                USAID - United States Agency for International Development, Bureau for Policy, Planning, and Learning, Paraguay

              • A “sales unit” to connect Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and the business world

                To minimize the gap between Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and the job market, Woord en Daad developed a model called Job and Business Services. Like a sales unit JBS provides regular market assessments, coaching and training for students as well as feedback from the job market.
                Woord en Daad, Job and Business Services (JBS) model, Philippines

              • Simulating a supermarket as a learning environment

                "At the Supermarket" is a simulated supermarket managed by disabled young people where they learn accounting, to speak foreign languages, and to draft a code of conduct. The project also includes guided visits to actual supermarkets and an internship. The learning environment is changed every year.
                ITSE C. Colombo - Technical and Economic Institute of Porto Viro, Italy

              • 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

              • 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

              • A student, with her aid, takes part in the cooking class at Leo Hayes High School in Fredericton.

                Canada ́s New Brunswick forbids segregated education

                Canada’s province of New Brunswick adopted a legally-binding policy on Inclusive Education in 2013, setting out clear and easy to follow requirements for all public schools, installing education support teams, and defining Personalized Learning Plans. It forbids segregated settings and targets all children, not only those with disabilities.
                New Brunswick Department for Education and Early Childhood Development, Policy 322 on Inclusive Education of 2013, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, New Brunswick, Canada, Canada

              • Itinerant teachers deliver Inclusive Education in Togo

                Handicap International uses the Itinerant Teacher model, by assigning teachers with disability-specific skills to primary schools in different villages, working alongside regular teachers. By 2015 8 teachers had been trained each of them supporting 15 to 20 children. In total there were 900 beneficiaries from the project.
                Humanity & Inclusion France, United Kingdom

              • Erwin volunteering in a school.

                An inclusive international volunteer programme

                WeltWegWeiser is a service centre for people with disabilities who are interested in volunteering abroad. The organisation does not offer its own assignments, but advises interested people on suitable volunteer jobs based on their skills, interests and disabilities. Financial support is available for assignments.
                Jugend eine Welt, WeltWegWeiser, Austria