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              • Agid Project PRA Photo 1

                Training carers, family members, and staff via a web platform

                The e-learning platform AGID enables professional assistants and family members to inform themselves about personal-centred care for elderly people with intellectual impairments. By 2016 it consisted of six modules covering 900 pages of content and approximately 1,000 people of the target group were reached.
                APEMH - Association of Parents of Mentally Handicapped Children, Luxembourg

              • Using technology in the classroom to support all students

                The focus of the project is to increase knowledge among students, teachers, and other involved professionals on how the use of innovative technology in the classroom can facilitate participation and performance. 215 students with disabilities also received individual support. An accompanying study confirmed significant improvements.
                Swedish Agency for Disability Coordination, Sweden

              • PIKSL learning diff as IT Trainers_PRA_Photo5

                Persons with learning difficulties working as IT trainers

                Through this project people with learning difficulties use their IT knowledge to train senior citizens living in their neighbourhood. The concept has been developed by people with learning difficulties themselves. In addition to having employment, it provides them with the possibility to earn respect and recognition.
                PIKSL - Living in the community gGmbH, Germany

              • A total of ten female and male students sit at a round table. One of them is raising his hand. Several women stand behind the chairs. There is a tall class wall in the background.

                Solving social issues to increase job opportunities

                In 2016, IKEA in Russia launched a joint project with the Abilympics movement to improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities. By 2020 the employment of people with disabilities in IKEA Russia has increased by 55 per cent, and new business partners have joined the Abilympics.
                Ingka Group (IKEA), Abilympics Project, Russia

              • In her office a young woman with red hair and a leopard patterned blouse sits in front of a screen and participates in an online accessibility training course.

                Online accessibility training for civil servants

                SENADIS, the National Disability Service of Chile, launched an online accessibility training programme for civil servants, called Preparados para Incluir, that offered three courses centred around accessibility, its legal framework, general principles, and access to ICT.
                SENADIS - National Service for the Disabled Chile, Preparados para Incluir (Ready to Include), Chile

              • Sustained advocacy for promoting equality

                NCPEDP applies a multi-pronged approach and works simultaneously on five core issues, namely Awareness, Access, Education, Employment and Legislation. In each of these areas NCPEDP has been able to make a considerable impact with its sustained and focused effort, which in turn, has led to increased awareness and opportunities.
                Indian National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People, Sustained advocacy for promoting equality, India

              • The Accessibility Strategy of Grenoble

                In 2015 Grenoble developed a nine-year plan to make the city fully accessible – including all areas of public institutions, schools, sports and leisure facilities as well as the entire public transport system. The Accessibility Agenda is based on Universal Design principles and aims to cover all 49 communities by 2024.
                Grenoble-Alpes Métropole Community, France – Municipality of Grenoble – L’Agenda d’accessibilité programmée, France

              • The Atatürk Airport Istanbul was made accessible through a holistic approach: tactile surfaces added; sanitary facilities renovated; induction loop systems implemented. Strong emphasis was laid on the training of the airport employees.

                The specific needs of persons with disabilities were taken into consideration in order to make the Atatürk Airport accessible. A holistic approach was chosen, not limiting itself to the transformation of the physical space but also aimed at creating awareness within the organisation as well as amongst the general public.
                TAV Istanbul, Airport accessibility for everyone, Turkey

              • 209_Changing Places_Dawkins_Foto

                A Changing Places toilet provides equipment, space and facilities (including hoist and adult-sized changing bench) for persons with disabilities who need assistance and cannot use standard accessible toilets. Changing Places toilets should be provided in addition to standard accessible toilets.

                Changing Places include special equipment such as a height-adjustable changing bench and a hoist, offer adequate space in the changing area for up to two carers, and provide a centrally-placed toilet with room on either side for the carers. There are also mobile Changing Places toilets available to rent for large and small events.
                Muscular Dystrophy UK, Changing Places Consortium, Accessible and spacious toilets in public places, United Kingdom

              • Dialogue in the Dark

                Dialogue in the Dark is an experience in total darkness where visitors to the exhibitions, led by blind guides, experience a series of ordinary situations without eyesight. Between 1988 and 2012 over 7 million people have experienced Dialogue in the Dark worldwide, and over 7,000 blind candidates have found employment through it.
                Dialogue Social Enterprise GmbH, Dialogue in the Dark, Germany