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              • Young people with and without disabilities playing together.

                Changing exclusionary behaviour patterns through advocacy

                "It's about Ability" was a nationwide TV and radio campaign to improve the attitude towards Inclusive Education. Whereas in 2010 only 35% of the population found it acceptable for a child with a disability to attend the same class as their own non-disabled child, this figure increased to 78% in 2015.
                UNICEF - Montenegro, “It's about Ability” Programme, 2010-2014, UNICEF Montenegro, in partnership with Government of Montenegro, EU and others, Montenegro, Montenegro

              • The project team sit behind a table, which is covered with colorful toys at the Civil Service Excellence Award.

                Supporting inclusion of children with disabilities in mainstream preschools

                AIM is a non-binding standard for early intervention services addressing children with disabilities. In agreement with the parents, pre-schools can apply for seven different measures for implementation: These include mentoring, support equipment, targeted therapy services as well as personnel and financial assistance.
                Irish Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, The Access and Inclusion Model (AIM), Ireland

              • An Airport Rehearsal Programme for People with Disabilities, Families and Staff

                Wings for Autism allows people with autism and with intellectual disabilities, as well as their families, to practice all the steps involved in travelling by plane, and to do so in a safe environment. From 2014 to 2018, Wings for Autism has trained approximately 13,500 people, family members, as well as airport and airline personnel.
                The Arc of the United States, Wings for Autism, United States of America

              • PPCIL Personal Assistant Training.

                Introduction of the personal assistance model

                In 2016 the Phnom Penh Centre for Independent Living (PPCIL) introduced the first personal assistance model for people with severe disabilities in Cambodia. Between 2016 and 2018, more than 300 people with disabilities have benefitted from the PPCI programme, , which is to become a national policy.
                Phnom Penh Center for Independent Living, Cambodia

              • Inclusion of children and youths with hearing impairments

                Callan Services for Disabled Persons provides nationwide educational and vocational training to children and youths with hearing impairments and capacity-building to school teachers to facilitate inclusion in general education institutions. Between 2008 and 2015 Callan Services had reached over 100,000 children and adults.
                Callan - Services for Disabled Persons, Papua New Guinea

              • "Jovan works as a baker and lives in a shared apartment after years in an institutions. Dragica preparing dinner in her shared apartment after years in an institution."

                Person centred assistance and accommodation in communal housing

                "Supported Living in the Community" places people with intellectual disabilities in shared apartments and supports them individually. Following a pilot between 2005 and 2008, the programme has since grown to a long-term project with 39 adults living in 12 apartments across the city of Novi Sad. Nine of them previously resided in institutions.
                School for Elementary and Secondary Education - Milan Petrovic, Serbia

              • The production and sale of unique handicrafts by the residents provides income for both the community and the individuals involved. © Digicel Foundation Jamaica

                A business approach to sustainable community living

                "Mustard Seed Communities" (MSC) facilitates the development of minimum assisted-living communities and provides employment for persons with disabilities by offering skills training and equipment. In 2015 MSC had 12 residential centres catering to some 400 children and adults with disabilities.
                Digicel Foundation Jamaica, Jamaica

              • 60_2011 UBT with Ballot

                An affordable tool to make ballot papers accessible to the blind

                The UBT is a voting aid made of plastic into which a ballot paper is inserted. The right front of the template has a flap that has cut-out windows numbered in braille and in large, raised white print. Each window aligns to a particular candidate or party. The UBT has been continuously used in by-elections since June 2011.
                Electoral Commission of South Africa, South Africa

              • Two men, one a wheelchair user, sitting in a living room and smiling

                Philanthropy and government combining to create national disability service reform

                The Service Reform Fund aims to implement reform in mental health, disability, and homeless services. The SRF awards government grant funding for projects that support persons with disabilities to move out of institutions into a community-based environment. From 2016 to 2018, 16 grants totalling € 7.9 million were awarded.
                Genio Trust, Ireland

              • Two women on a wheelchair learning in a workshop.

                Leadership programme for women with disabilities

                The selected participants attend workshops where they learn to self-advocate and empower others, after which they implement their own small projects. To date, 24 women have completed the programme, with 12 having since received formal leadership positions or promotions. A further 470 women have been reached via the small projects.
                Light for the World Austria, Women Leadership Programme, Cambodia