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              • braille candidate lists

                Providing accessible candidate lists and other election materials for visually impaired persons

                During the Finnish parliamentary elections in 2011 the Ministry of Justice, in cooperation with FFVI, for the first time financed the production of accessible candidate lists for visually impaired persons, including audio and Braille. Since then these visual aids have been available in every election on all levels in Finland.
                Finnish Federation of the Visually Impaired, Finland

              • The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games were held for the first time as one event. LOCOG’s Accessibility Policy inculcated accessibility into everything done. For the first time people with disabilities were able to participate in every single aspect of the Games, both as spectators, as employees and as volunteers.
                London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, United Kingdom

              • Voting independently and privately

                eVoting improves access for the impaired as well as for the illiterate and citizens living abroad. The voting software was customized to support 12 languages, and included zoom and contrasting options on the kiosk screen and an audio interface. It also offers such additional features as headphones and a specially selected keyboard.
                Scytl, Australia

              • A sign language curriculum especially for parents

                The mission of this international project is to generate parent Sign Language curricula that are aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Using a CEFR design means that the learning of sign languages has the same significance and structure as the learning of spoken languages.
                Carleton University, School of Linguistics and Language Studies, Canada

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                Customer services and hotlines are being made accessible to deaf persons. Thanks to RelayService, deaf people and persons with hearing or speech impairments can arrange appointments on the phone, request information from service hotlines, etc.

                The relay assistants are known as "the ears and voice" of the deaf community. Users send their requests to the assistant via email, text message or fax, and the relay assistant makes the phone call and replies accordingly. It is also possible to contact the assistants via video chat or visit them at the office.
                OEGS barrierefrei, Access to information & services for deaf people, Austria

              • One-stop-shop for employment services

                The JobAccess Programme addresses the lack of easily accessible and comprehensive information regarding government assistance for employers and employees with disabilities. Technical advice and financial subsidies are intended to facilitate the removal of barriers in the workplace. People with disabilities receive support to find and keep a job.
                Australian Department of Social Services, One-stop-shop for employment services, Australia

              • Project participants sit around a table covered in working material, dicussing Autism learning partnerships.

                Building capacity to support the Inclusive Education of Children and Youth with Autism

                PAT is a training programme for educational staff, families and service providers in dealing with pre-school children and students in an inclusive educational context. The introductory training is available online. Advanced training and on-site coaching is provided for professionals who design and manage programs for learners.
                New Brunswick Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, New Brunswick Provincial Autism Training (PAT), Canada

              • Raising Awareness on the Right to Vote

                The Mi Voto Cuenta ("My Vote Counts") campaign raises awareness by informing people with disabilities about electoral processes and about how to regain their right to vote. The campaign also reaches out to political parties and the legal system to arrange meetings with political groups in all communities of Spain.
                Plena Inclusion Spain, Mi Voto Cuenta, Spain

              • A hand holds a mobile phone showing a website of the E-learing plattfrom for intellectual disability awareness.

                Multilingual training platform for parents and guardians

                ELPIDA is a free, multilingual online course and was launched by a consortium of European organizations. Parents and guardians of people with intellectual disabilities learn the skills needed to better support their children.
                Parents International, ELPIDA (E‐Learning Platform for Intellectual Disability Awareness), Greece

              • A young woman with dark hair sits at a desk in an office. She is talking to a man standing next to her.

                National Training Service making itself accessible and inclusive

                SENA is a public entity for work training and human develop and the only one in Colombia committed to guidelines for inclusion. SENA has counsellors in its 33 offices nationwide and provides 117 mobile training centres for remote regions. In 2019, 1,543 jobs for people with disabilities were placed.
                SENA - The National Training Service Colombia, The National Training Service (SENA), Colombia