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              • A man in a blue T-shirt with a laptop in front of him explains something to four other men who are all seated and listening to him.

                Providing vocational skills and career development to young adults with disabilities

                The training focuses on IT entrepreneurship and career development to enable employment or self-employment. Graduates are supported in their search for an internship or a job or receive a small grant to start a company. Between 2017 and 2020, 1,300 people and 570 special needs teachers were trained.
                Special Needs Initiative For Growth, TVET for Special Needs Young Adults in Low-Middle Income Countries, Nigeria

              • The specific camera angle shows the labeling of an accessible toilet on the left while also granting a view into the corresponding toilet with a sink, the toilet bowl and the accessible handles and bars.

                International airport that provides a diverse accessible airport experience.

                IGA Cares is an Istanbul Airport programme that includes a broad variety of measures and services to make the airport accessible for all. Services include a navigation app, info kiosks in sign language, and a map that gives people who are particularly sensitive to noise access to quiet spaces.
                Istanbul Airport, IGA Cares, Turkey

              • This photo shows a silver and white accessible minivan parked in a garage. Written on the side of the van is the lettering "Uber Access" next to a symbol of a wheelchair.

                Cooperation of an IT-company with Uber for improving the accessibility of taxi services

                The Indian IT group Mphasis developed two services joining forces with the taxix service Uber to make their services more accessible and financed their implementation: uberASSIST offers passengers assistance from trained driver-partners, and uberACCESS offers retrofitted, wheelchair-accessible vehicles.
                Mphasis F1 Foundation, Mphasis uberASSIST and uberACCESS, India

              • Two boys with blue headphones sit on chairs, while the rest of children are standing in a circle.

                A municipal-level pilot-project towards continuous schooling of children with autism

                In this pilot-project children with autism are accompanied from kindergarten onwards by trained teachers and by mentors who also assist parents with out-of-school issues. In school, special learning materials and mentors working with regular teachers are provided to facilitate the inclusion of children with autism.
                Vienna Board of Education, Children with autism pilot-project, Austria

              • 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

              • A male tv presenter in a dark blue suit is conveying the news via sign language on television. He is standing outside of a large two story building.

                Regular sign language TV programme on the topics of welfare and community

                Sign Language Talks Welfare is a regional monthly TV programme in Japan with sign language interpretation, provided by Okayama Broadcasting. It informs the deaf community and is produced mainly by deaf people themselves. Launched in 1993, the programme is financed entirely by advertising and does not need subsidies.
                OHK - Okayama Broadcasting Co., Ltd, Sign Language Talks Welfare Program, Japan

              • A young woman sitting in her electric wheelchair looks at the "Accessbile Zagreb service" app on her smartphone. She is waiting in front of a Zebra crossing in a residential area.

                A city collecting all the information about its accessibility for a smartphone app

                Accessible Zagreb is a web/app service of the City of Zagreb, Croatia, that provides detailed information about accessibility and the respective accessibility features of public facilities and streets, as well as real-time information about public transport. Accessible Zagreb is available in Croatian, English, and German.
                City of Zagreb, Office for Social Protection and Persons With Disabilties, Accessible Zagreb online service, Croatia

              • EmployAble: Inclusive vocational training and workplaces for youth with disabilities in Kenya, Rwanda and Ethiopia

                Young people with disabilities who are unemployed receive the necessary skills in mainstream training institutes to become employed or self-employed. More than 20 stakeholders are involved in the core implementing teams. In August 2015, 273 persons were enrolled in institutes or received in company training.
                Light for the World Netherlands, Rwanda

              • A man stands behind the counter at a coffee shop and holds a tablet displaying the DeafTawk app to a woman on the other side of the counter.

                Sign language relay service with a successful scaling strategy

                DeafTawk is a technology start-up that has developed a mobile application that connects deaf users with certified sign language interpreters in real time and around the clock via video calls. DeafTawk is available on both IOS and Android, and in 2020 has 14,600 users in Pakistan as well as in Singapore.
                DeafTawk, DeafTawk, Pakistan

              • In Haifan, Taiz, a deaf trainer teaches some 30 women with hearing impairments how to sign. ┬ę Al Saeeda Association

                Employment and inclusion of rural girls with hearing impairments

                Women with hearing disabilities from rural areas receive training and education to ensure their participation in the job market. Informing families and communities about the needs and issues of these women leads to greater understanding and inclusion, which in turn helps to empower them economically and socially.
                Al Saeeda Society for the Care and Rehabilitation of Deaf Girls in Yemen, Yemen