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Postgraduate studies in disability law and policy
The DLPP recruits students with and without disabilities from the United States and abroad, offering them the opportunity to specialize in the field of international and domestic disability law. DLPP students may also work as interns during the summer or full-time for a semester at disability law-related offices.
Syracuse University, College of Law, Disability Law and Policy Program (DLPP), United States of America
App with hands-on information on rehabilitation to fieldworkers in low-income countries
RehApp is a free app that supports fieldworkers in low-income countries to provide effective rehabilitation services to people with disabilities. The app provides specialist information and options for interventions developed by more than 70 disability experts. In 2020 there were 200 users.
Enablement B.V., RehApp, Netherlands
Promoting sexual and reproductive rights of all young people
The four organization working together have developed training and information for health professionals, judges, young people with intellectual and psychosocial disabilities, and their families. Between 2012 and 2018 they have trained over 3,000 people and influenced new health legislation introduced in 2017.
Asdown Colombia, Colombia
Accessible agriculture technology creating inclusive jobs in rural areas
Initiated by Light for the World, an international NGO, the "Accessible Agriculture" project is assisting farmers with disabilities and older persons to participate in farming through the development of personalized assistive technology, adapting processes such as water transportation and mushroom growing.
Light for the World Cambodia, Accessible Agriculture – The Agri-Lab Experience, Cambodia
People with intellectual disabilities train peers to use digital media and ICT
PIKSL Mobil is a peer-to-peer teaching approach. People with intellectual disabilities are trained in the use of digital technology and in training other people. Equipped with technical equipment, these trainers then teach other persons with disabilities and seniors living in residential facilities to use digital media independently.
PIKSL - Living in the community gGmbH, PIKSL Mobil, Germany
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
Job portal for persons with disabilities, going international
Incluyeme.com, launched in 2013, is Latin America's first and largest job portal for people with disabilities. It operates in eight countries and has more than 200,000 registered users in 2020. Incluyeme also provides training and services for companies that want to hire people with disabilities.
Incluyeme.com, Job portal for persons with disabilities, Argentina
Entrepreneurship training and support for persons with disabilities
The programme supports the self-employment of people with disabilities. Launched in 2018, the project was implemented in seven provinces by 2020. Of the 502 young entrepreneurs who received support after start-up, 360 are succeeding as entrepreneurs and 12 have secured sustainable employment.
KFF - Kadiwaku Family Foundation, Inclusive Entrepreneurship for Persons with Disabilities, Congo
ColorADD is a universal graphic code whose mission is to enable the colourblind to identify colours. It supports the social integration of persons with colour vision deficiency.
ColorADD transforms colour to a graphic code that indicates the colours on textiles, medicines, educational games, coatings, paint material etc. Based on three primary colours, the symbols are related to each other and the entire colour pallet graphically identified, for example, yellow and blue make green.
ColorADD Miguel Neiva & Assoc. Lda., Colour identification system for the colourblind, Portugal
Strengthening the independent living movement through training and free legal advice
The PROPEDIF programme is made up of three services: Promotion of Rights, Orientation and Judicial Assistance, and the Honduran Independent Living Movement (MOVIH). By the end of 2018, 192 people with disabilities will have received rights training, attended camps on independent living, and have received legal guidance.
PREPACE - Cerebral Palsy Rehabilitation Program, PROPEDIF, Honduras