Search Results

Search

Filter results

Advanced Filters

Advanced filters:

Defined Target Group

Selection:

    Disabilites - Washington Group Criteria

    Selection:

      Age group of beneficiaries/users

      Selection:

        General characteristics TM

        Selection:

          Country of Implementation

          Selection:

            Region of Implementation

            Selection:

              Your search returned 78 Solutions

              Why?
              • Service IT-platform available in several European countries

                In 2015, Helpific started a web-based IT-platform that connects people who need assistance in independent living to local volunteers and paid support. The IT-platform enables people to post requests as well as offers of support in a variety of categories. In 2018, Helpific had more than 6,200 registered members.
                Helpific Estonia, Estonia

              • Young children are sitting on the floor and looking up ito their teacher, who holds a device.

                Noise-free school model inclusive of students with hearing impairments

                Classrooms at Tres Olivos School are built with sound-absorbing materials and equipped with sound-level meters. The school has 98 teachers (including seven speech therapists and two deaf teachers) and 1,100 students who are educated from early childhood to high school and also in two vocational trainings.
                Dales la Palabra Foundation, Tres Olivos School, Spain

              • The Sign Language Avatar Project

                SiMAX is a semi-automatic system designed to translate text into sign language by combining technology from animation pictures, the gaming industry, and computer-aided translation services. As a fully automatic translation is not possible, the translation process is managed by a professional, deaf person.
                signtime GmbH, Austria

              • Remote speech-to-text and sign language interpretation

                VerbaVoice, is a flexible and customizable online interpreting platform. Each component (original video and audio, live transcript and sign language video, document upload) can be customized as needed. The system also works in multilingual contexts and facilitates foreign language learning processes.
                VerbaVoice GmbH, Germany

              • A goup of about 10 people, some of them blind, stand around a table while touching and feeling a wooden carved map of sorts. The camera zooms in on their hands. Next to the wooden map there lies a white cane.

                Inclusive club engaging with urban planners to create more accessibility for the blind

                The Urban Mobility Club, initiated in Bucharest, is a pan-European community that promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities in the urban life through workshops and other activities. In addition to people with disabilities, representatives of the real estate sector and the administration are encouraged to participate.
                The Alternative Methods of Social Integration Association, The Urban Mobility Club, Romania

              • On the left side is a screen, and an instructor demonstrates the EYE Tool to a visually impaired male person sitting on the right.

                Free learning tool for visually impaired persons to improve their computer skills

                The EYE Tool is a self-learning tool that teaches visually impaired people digital skills to prepare them for computer-based workplaces. Users can choose from over 400 exercises, participate in job role simulations, receive feedback, and test their progress. EYE Tool has over 10,000 users in 15 countries.
                Enable India, Educate Yourself Easily (EYE) Tool, India

              • Two men are strapped to a transportation device with which they are carrying a young woman with a physical disability on top of a mountain with a background of snowed upon hill tops.

                IT-platform for planning and booking accessible travel

                Globe4all.net is a barrier-free information and booking platform for tourists with special needs in Russia as well as for representatives of the tourism industry who lack the knowledge to adapt to tourists with disabilities. in addition, Globe4all also trains people with disabilities to become tourist guides.
                Globe Media, LLC, Globe4all, Russia

              • A young man in a black tracksuit with a red cap and rainproof jacket stands in front of a tour bus with Cork City Tours written on it. He is looking at the camera and smiling.

                Assigning job coaches for young jobseekers with intellectual disabilities

                Job coaches assist young people with an intellectual disability or autism to find paid employment. Job seekers contribute to the planning and delivery of the programme. Between 2018 and 2020, 69 people were registered and 37 people have been placed in supported employment jobs.
                COPE Foundation, Ability@Work, Ireland

              • A nine-year-old boy with low vision wears earplugs, while benting over his pad and watching the screen.

                Early-learning technology for children who are blind or visually impaired

                Ballyland is a range of gamified educational software programmes and apps. These support children who are blind or visually impaired to acquire foundational technology skills that enable them to use computers and mobile devices and to practice orientation, spatial awareness, memory, and listening comprehension.
                Sonokids Australia, Ballyland educational apps, Australia

              • Teaching sign language to everyone in an entertaining way

                The focus of the project is to increase awareness of the needs of persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, by teaching sign language to the public, thereby acquainting hearing people with deaf culture. The success of the programme led to the expansion of the project, and to offering additional basic and advanced courses.
                Access Israel, Israel