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              • A shortcut to the open labour market

                The Pro ACT programme targeted the employment of 40 people with disabilities in the open labour market by eliminating the typical steps taken by many organizations in this field, such as training, sheltered employment, or employment with a job coach. As of June 2016, all 40 clients of were employed.
                Pro ACT Suport Association, Romania

              • Individualized supports help adults with autism find jobs

                ACAP is a government-funded project offering a range of individualized services to support adults with autism to achieve their goals. Employment is an integral part of each plan. Starting in 2010 with just 37 participants, the programme has since grown to 180 by 2019, with 99 adults in employment.
                Keystone Human Services, KAS - Keystone Autism Services, KAS Adult Community Autism Project, United States of America

              • Building an inclusive labour market

                Due to the Employment Protection Act No. 80 lesser capability because of age, illness or acquired disability is not an objective ground for dismissal and employers must make all reasonable efforts to retain the worker. As a result in Sweden 50% of disabled persons with reduced ability to work are employed.
                Government of Sweden, Building an inclusive labour market, Sweden

              • Equal employment opportunities

                Specialisterne is internationally recognised as the first and foremost example of how highly functioning people with autism can become effectively integrated in society and provide valuable, high quality services to their employers. The model has the flexibility to fit local culture and community in cooperation with local stakeholders.
                Specialisterne Foundation, Equal employment opportunities, Denmark

              • Two women stand in a catering kitchen, laughing and smiling. Full cups of grapes are arranged on a tray in front of them.

                Government-led training and hiring services for people with intellectual disabilities

                The initiative provides a higher learning programme, a specialized industry-based training, and lifelong adult learning opportunities for people with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities. Over 200 people participate across 19 programmes each year. Graduates have an 84 per cent employment rate.
                University of Vermont, Center on Disability and Community Inclusion, State of Vermont Transition and Post-Secondary Education Initiative, United States of America

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                Changing the hiring policies of companies towards young people with disabilities

                Through networking and training strategies the LPHU has succeeded in creating decent work for people with disabilities in Lebanon and Palestine. LPHU has signed cooperation agreements with 97 companies which include inclusion in their employment policies and are converting their buildings to be accessible.
                LPHU - Lebanese Physical Handicapped Union, Lebanon

              • 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

              • 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

              • A women in a white jacket is standing in a classroom, explaining something; female and male students sit on white chairs and have tables in front of them

                Ministry of Education organizing Individual Training Plans for transition to work

                Individual Transition Plans (ITPs) are designed to support young people with special educational needs in the essential transitions in their lives. An ITP is designed and implemented collaboratively by the student, their parents and teachers, and educational guidance and employment service providers.
                Montenegrin Ministry of Education, Science and Sports, Individual Transition Plans (ITPs) for Students with Special Needs, Montenegro

              • In the image, we see an individual focused on working at a laptop. The person is wearing glasses and a striped polo shirt, and appears to be sitting in an office environment. Behind them is a wall with the words "Fundacion GOODJOB" prominently displayed, suggesting that this may be a workspace of a foundation that likely focuses on social good, employment, or assistance. The setting conveys a professional atmosphere, and the person's engagement with their work could be seen as a representation of inclusion and empowerment in the workplace.

                Company- and volunteer-based vocational training model for creating inclusive jobs in the IT sector

                Fundación GoodJob's #IMPACT Program: Launched in 2020 for technological and vocational training online for persons with disabilities. By the end of 2022, 518 people participated, achieving an employment rate of over 70%.
                #IMPACT, Spain