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              • Moving children and adults back to their families or community-based homes

                "Community for All" partners with the central government and NGOs to transfer children and adults from institutions back to their families or into community-based homes, and offers services such as education, health care, and social care to support them. From 2015 to 2018, some 2000 people benefitted from programme’s community-based services.
                Keystone Human Services International - Moldova Association, Community for All Moldova, Moldova

              • Online platform on community-based services

                Through an online database the project brings together – and shares information among – existing and new community-based service providers in Serbia for young people with disabilities in three areas: education, employment, and social protection. In 2015 the project’s web portal was visited by up to 1,000 persons per month.
                Youth with Disabilities Forum Serbia, Serbia

              • Flanders’ Personal Assistance Budget

                The most important feature of Flanders´ Personal Assistance Budgets (PAB) is that the person with disabilities (or their representatives) controls both the assistance and the assistance budget, not the assistance provider. A multi-disciplinary team assesses and decides the budget each user receives, depending on his or her support needs.
                VAPH - Flemish Agency for Persons with Disabilities, FLEMISH GOVERNMENT DECREE ON THE PROCEDURES FOR GRANTS (PERSONAL ASSISTANCE BUDGET) TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, Belgium

              • 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

              • "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

              • BCANDS promotional stand.

                Advice and support service targeted to indigenous populations

                BCANDS provides free advice and support to any person with a disability-related query, but with a focus on the unique needs of Indigenous populations. The organization acts as a liaison among service agencies. In 2017, BCANDS supported over 1,700 people in accessing local or national services.
                British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society, Canada

              • Three persons do weekly grocery shopping by themselves.

                A Home, a Cafe and Employment to Promote Deinstitutionalization

                In 2016, the Psychoanalytic Association set up a training café to employ ten people with psychosocial disabilities who had previously lived in closed institutions. As of 2018, the supportive independent living (SIL) programme oversees six group homes, two cafés, and 20 employed beneficiaries, all of whom now live on their own.
                Psychoanalytic Association, SIL programme, Kazakhstan

              • Two persons gardening in their community home.

                Preparing people with psychosocial and mental disabilities to live in their own homes

                Residents in one of the "Preparation for Independent Living Centres" are provided with personalised professional support, counselling, and training to prepare them for living independently. From 2012 to 2018, 50 people had received support services and 16 had successfully moved on to their own independent lives and accommodations.
                Pro ACT Suport Association, Romania

              • Sample brain injury identity card.

                An identity card to promote fair treatment for brain injury survivors

                The Justice Project was developed to raise awareness of brain injury within the police and court systems and to ensure fair treatment for persons encountering these systems. A credit card-sized card is issued to persons who have been diagnosed as having sustained a brain injury. As of November 2018, over 4,500 cards had been issued.
                Headway - The Brain Injury Association, United Kingdom

              • Supportive Housing: Helping young adults to live independently

                Supported Housing assists young adults with intellectual disabilities to become involved in community and social activities. Once they are transitioned into their apartments, they are provided with a care coordinator who teach them to live independently and who are continuously involved in their overall well-being.
                JDC Israel - Israel Unlimited, Israel