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              • 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

              • Preparing young people for real jobs in bakeries

                Gragger, a bakery in Upper Austria and Caritas have organized "Backma's", a project that provides vocational on-the-job training for adolescents with disabilities. Under the supervision of mentors, the apprentices acquire practical skills in the production of pastries in a full-fledged working bakery in the town of Linz.
                Caritas Linz, Austria

              • The picture shows a blue plastic information board, that explains essential terms of medical emergency situations with the help of little images, symbols and easy language.

                An online toolbox of symbols enabling communication for all, without the use of language

                Global Symbols, an NGO from the United Kingdom, provides graphic symbols for assistive and alternative forms of communication as well as online tools for their use, but also for creating your own symbols. The offer is free and open source. In 2021 more than 5,000 people used Global Symbols, and a training programme was developed with UNICEF.
                Global Symbols CIC, Global Symbols CIC, United Kingdom

              • A project participant is looking at the computer screen and taking one of the courses.

                Free online training for professionals on applying accessibility guidelines

                The free online training teaches professionals and future professionals how to apply accessibility guidelines and technology within each of the professions. The courses also cover the legal implications of a lack of accessibility, and the economic and social importance of accessible technology.
                ONCE Foundation, Open and Accessible Universal Design Training Courses, Spain

              • Sexual Abuse Victim Empowerment program

                Cape Mental Health runs a unique Sexual Abuse Victim Empowerment (SAVE) program that empowers intellectually disabled victims of sexual abuse and provides them with access to justice. The program helps survivors prepare for court proceedings and helps the legal system to understand their special needs.
                Cape Mental Health, South Africa

              • A male student is in front of a computer screen. He is holding a computer mouse in his right hand. On the screen are various forms and graphs. The mouse and keyboard rest on a yellow desk.

                Inclusive job preparation and placement in the media & entertainment sector

                AEMP offers pre-vocational and vocational training programmes in a range of technology, multimedia, and art-based themes, which focus on learning through play. In addition, the project provides mentoring and monitoring tools as well as various support and training to parents, educators, and professionals.
                AIMS Media Pvt. Ltd., Ability Enhancement Programme, India

              • Support programme for young people leaving school

                WALK PEER is a five-year model. In the first two years, young people while they are still at school are guided and trained on topics such as employability, entrepreneurship and transition. Transition is the main topic for years three and four. In the final year, the focus is entirely on a good start of their professional life.
                WALK - Inclusive Employment Services, WALK Peer programme, Ireland

              • A Viking Splash tour boat full of smiling passengers cruising in a sea-side canal basin.

                Universal Design in Irish Tourism Services as a business case

                Ireland's voluntary standard on universal design of tourism services shows that more accessible customer communication requires neither much training nor additional costs. On the contrary, it creates business benefits: Easier online bookings or clearer menus bring fewer complaints and higher sales.
                NSAI - National Standards Authority Ireland, Irish Standard I.S. 373:2013 on Universal Design for Customer Engagement in Tourism Services, 2013 National Standards Authority of Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Centre for Excellence in Universal Design, Ireland, Ireland

              • Three children are lying on the grass their head with their decise arragend in a circle.

                Online training for parents and teachers of children with learning disabilities

                Accessing UrAbility, users are first guided through a selection tool to choose the best fitting Assistive Technology. They are then auto-assigned courses based on their technical abilities, language, and location. The courses contain video demonstrations, live Q&A sessions, and access to a closed meet-up group
                UrAbility, Assistive Technology to Support Children with Learning Disabilities, Ireland

              • A man talks to another man in a clothing store.

                Three-step transition to professional life for young people with learning disabilities

                Stepping Up supports students to develop skills and confidence for a better transition either to higher education or employment. The three stages are a school-based learning course to introduce the concepts of employment, working with a transition coordinator towards paid employment and aftercare-support.
                ENABLE Scotland, Stepping Up, United Kingdom