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              • On-Demand Accessible Transportation in Chicago

                Open Taxis is a 24/7, 365 days a year operation with dispatchers on-site to assist with passenger ride requests and coordinate timely transportation among drivers, providing passengers with on-demand, accessible transport options in Chicago. In 2017 more than 300 accessible taxis were operating for Open Taxis.
                Open Doors Organization, Open Taxis, United States of America

              • As a result of Costa Rica’s National Plan, persons with disability work at Taco Bell and other food service companies.

                Boosting the employability of Costa Ricans with disabilities

                Initiated in 2012, the Plan comprises measures like employment services, increasing workplace demand as well as encouraging development of enterprises. By 2014, 1,653 persons received training services, 49 started their own business and the Network of Inclusive Business expanded to 58 members.
                National Employment Directorate, Ministry of Work and Social Security in Costa Rica, National Plan for Work Inclusion of People with Disabilities of 2012-2015, Ministry of Work and Social Security, Costa Rica, Costa Rica

              • Creation of a haptic computer technology which enables blind and visually impaired museum visitors to 'touch'

                3-D scans of museum artefacts. The objects have been digitised and are presented with multimedia information support.

                The "Probos unit" offers the chance to have a tactile experience of museum objects through fingertip discovery. The system features high-quality 3-D scans and offers additional multimedia information and the possibility to zoom in or out. It is possible to feel details on the surface and to differentiate materials from the sound they make.
                Manchester Museum, Haptic and tactile museum experience, United Kingdom

              • A beneficiary of the Skills Development Policy at work  © International Labour Organisation

                A target and a push for inclusive skills training and employment

                The reform includes a 5 per cent enrolment target for persons with disabilities, the training of technical and vocational education staff in disability inclusion, developing pilot training and engaging potential employers. In 2016, it resulted already in 328 enrolees and 60 trainees gaining employment.
                ILO Bangladesh, National Skills Development Policy (NSDP) of 2011, DTE Departmental Policy of 2015 and innovative practices 
Department of Technical Education, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh & International Labour Organization (ILO), Bangladesh

              • A person in a white polo shirt is talking to a customer. He is a deaf pharmacist who works at Marien Apotheke. In the background is a variety of pharma products on shelves.

                Pharmacy specialized in employment and services for deaf people

                Since taking on the first deaf apprentice in 2008, the Vienna-based pharmacy has now trained two and employed a third deaf pharmacist. In addition, sign language courses were offered for hearing staff. For customers, the pharmacy offers barrier-free health information, including videos in sign language.
                Marien Pharmacy, Training and counselling for deaf people, Austria

              • Two persons using their mobility tricycles on a path in the woods.

                Making footpaths accessible for leisure and daily use

                The project began by conducting a survey of how accessible the current walking routes were. Each municipality then chose one trail to upgrade, focussing on those that started in central urban areas so people could easily access them. By 2017, 12 of the 18 municipalities have at least one footpath installed.
                County Governor of Telemark, Norway

              • A picture of a smiling child with disabilities.

                Access to basic health services for children with cerebral palsy in Bangladesh

                Together with partners, CSF Global started the first development centre in rural Bangladesh for children with cerebral palsy. The centre offers therapeutic service to the children and provides training to the caregiver. The children are identified by trained community volunteers using the "Key Informant Method".
                CSF - Child Sight Foundation - Global, Early Childhood Service Centres, Bangladesh

              • 230_Network f Excell of Flag of Town_Foto

                The Network facilitates knowledge-sharing about improving the quality of life in urban centres around the world. Representatives from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors are invited to share good practices on the website. The 'Flag of Towns and Cities for All' is a quality mark awarded to municipalities.

                The flag of "Towns and Cities for All" is a quality mark which acknowledges local governments' commitment to implementing Universal Design and accessibility in public places. Facilities, transport, buildings and services are taken into consideration with the aim of improving the quality of life for residents and visitors.
                Design for All Foundation, Flagging accessible cities and towns, Spain

              • A young man is standing in a costumized position surrounded by many large pieces of purple polystyrene and foam. He is wearing protective glasses and sawing one of the pieces.

                Consultancy developing and implementing quality standards in Customized Employment

                Since 2000, Griffin-Hammis Associates has been a leading expert in individual employment training and technical assistance and a pioneer in the creation of micro-enterprises for people with disabilities. GHA has worked in over 40 states in the United States and has supported projects in Australia, Canada, and Spain.
                GHA - Griffin Hammis Associates, Customized Employment in the United States, United States of America

              • A male person in a wheelchair gets an envelope from a man standing; both look into the camera. Behind them are one woman and three men standing in a semi-circle.

                Job fairs organized by the Disability Network

                Bangladesh Business & Disability Network was founded in 2017 by employers with the aim of creating a more disability inclusive workforce in Bangladesh. As of 2020 four job fairs for people with disabilities have been organized nationwide, resulting in more than 350 job placements with a retention rate of 80 per cent.
                BBDN - Bangladesh Business & Disability Network, Establishment of a Business and Disability Network to Facilitate Employment, Bangladesh