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              • Personal development through employment

                Samhall is a state-owned company assigned to provide Meaningful work that furthers the personal development of people with disabilities. In 2013, 20,000 people were employed in 250 localities throughout Sweden and a total of almost 25,000 had been able to take the next step to a job with another employer.
                Samhall, Personal development through employment, Sweden

              • Hospital internships as a strong bridge to the open labour market

                Project SEARCH offers young people with intellectual disabilities an internship programme at Naas General Hospital. Over a nine-month period, the interns take part in different real job experiences and then seek employment. Following the first year, all interns who completed the programme found employment in the open labour market.
                KARE - Promoting Inclusion for People with Intellectual Disabilities, Project SEARCH, Ireland

              • A shortcut to the open labour market

                The Pro ACT programme targeted the employment of 40 people with disabilities in the open labour market by eliminating the typical steps taken by many organizations in this field, such as training, sheltered employment, or employment with a job coach. As of June 2016, all 40 clients of were employed.
                Pro ACT Suport Association, Romania

              • Four people stand outside a building with the Ernst & Young logo. From L-R: man in a grey suit, young woman in a floral dress (Margaret), woman in a navy suit and pink top, man in a black pinstripe suit.

                Internships for people with intellectual disabilities at a leading consultancy

                The TCPID has established a higher education programme and supported transition to employment for people with intellectual disabilities. EY has been a core partner since 2017. By 2020 six graduates have completed paid internships, four of whom have been offered permanent employment.
                TCIPD - Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities, TCPID Graduate Internship programme, Ireland

              • Personalised coaching in the workplace

                Best buddies provides individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to have personalised coaching in the workplace and become integrated in their place of employment. In 2012, Best Buddies Colombia had placed 320 individuals in such a workplace in the various regions of Colombia.
                Best Buddies International, Personalised coaching in the workplace, United States of America

              • 3 men and 5 women, one of whom is sitting in a wheelchair, are positioned around a modern white car with sensors on the roof, standing on a parking space for persons with disabilities.

                Government-led crowdsourcing platform to guide policymaking for inclusive workplaces

                The US Department of Labor’s ePolicyWorks is a ‘virtual town hall’. Through an accessible online crowdsourcing tool, anyone can participate in national dialogues on employment and disability issues - a model that has already been adopted by other US agencies.
                Department of Labor of the US, ePolicyWorks Initiative, United States of America

              • There are five round tables in a conference room. Six people sit around each table with laptops and papers in front of them. A presentation is being projected on a screen at the front of the room.

                A cross-sector partnership promoting accessible technology in employment

                PEAT fosters cooperation among key technology leaders, stakeholders, and government agencies to make new technologies accessible. From 2013 to 2020 the website has had more than a half-million visits, and more than 200 companies use PEAT’s TechCheck benchmarking assessment.
                US Department of Labor, ODEP - Office of Disability Employment Policy, Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT), United States of America

              • Two young women sit next to each other in front of two computers, with a crutch leaning on the desk between them. One woman is doing a typing exercise.

                Smart Inclusion Centres in universities that connect students with employers

                The Youth4Jobs Foundation has established Smart Inclusion Centres through its College Connect programme in 21 colleges and universities in India. The centres provide assistance with training and job placement. By 2020, 900 candidates have been trained by the centres, 550 of whom have jobs.
                Youth4Jobs Foundation, College Connect, India

              • Building an inclusive labour market

                Due to the Employment Protection Act No. 80 lesser capability because of age, illness or acquired disability is not an objective ground for dismissal and employers must make all reasonable efforts to retain the worker. As a result in Sweden 50% of disabled persons with reduced ability to work are employed.
                Government of Sweden, Building an inclusive labour market, Sweden

              • Individualized supports help adults with autism find jobs

                ACAP is a government-funded project offering a range of individualized services to support adults with autism to achieve their goals. Employment is an integral part of each plan. Starting in 2010 with just 37 participants, the programme has since grown to 180 by 2019, with 99 adults in employment.
                Keystone Human Services, KAS - Keystone Autism Services, KAS Adult Community Autism Project, United States of America