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              • Visible Classroom_PRA_Photo1

                Providing live transcripts of lessons and instant feedback to teachers

                The project team has developed a solution that, on the one hand, offers the possibility of providing real-time transcriptions and captioning to facilitate the professional development of students with disabilities. On the other hand the data can be used to provide feedback for teachers to improve their classroom techniques.
                Access Innovation Media, Australia

              • 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 grey haired man holds up a mobile phone and makes a gesture with his hands. In the background is a shop assistant watching the scene.

                Business service offering video-based live interpretation in sign and other languages

                Vi-Sor links users with interpreters for real-time conversations in different languages, including sign language, and can be accessed in several ways depending on the situation. As of 2020, Vi-Sor is active in more than 1,100 offices offering a range of services and has supported more than 50,000 conversations.
                Red Apis, Vi-Sor, Chile

              • Connecting wheelchair-accessible maps with GPS tracking

                WheeLog! is an interactive wheelchair mobile application based on Google maps that combines accessibility information with GPS-tracked routes used by other wheelchair users. In the first month since release of the application in May 2017, WheelLog! had over 1,000 downloads and more than 1,700 location postings.
                PADM - Parents Association of Distal Myopathies, WheeLog!, Japan

              • A young woman is sitting in a colorfully decorated radio studio with a laptop on a desk in front of her. She is speaking into a black microphone.

                Mobile phone-based information service for disability-related topics

                Minch was launched in 2021 by the Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development. The interactive voice-response phone platform provides toll-free audio information or text messages on disability-related topics in the Ethiopian national language. Minch works via cell phone and without the need for an Internet connection.
                ECDD - Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development, Minch, Ethiopia

              • Teacher sits in a circle with her students, while teaching them with low cost learning materials like colorful buttons.

                Empowering non-formal schools in slum areas

                The Action Foundation (TAF) is a youth-led NGO supporting children with physical disabilities and their families. In 2015, TAF launched the project targeting low-cost, non-formal schools in poor residential neighbourhoods. Since 2015, more than 1,600 children with and without disabilities have benefitted from the project.
                The Action Foundation Kenya, Promoting Early Childhood Care and Education, Kenya

              • Volunteers helping the elderly carrying bags in the market every Friday.

                Providing Meaningful Volunteer Work for Students with Disabilities

                "Volunteering for a Change" arranges trainings and provides briefings on how to manage volunteers with disabilities. The partners develop relevant roles for youth with special needs so that volunteers can have meaningful placements. By 2018, Volunteering for a Change had trained some 200 students and 500 professionals.
                JDC Israel - Israel Unlimited, Volunteering for a Change, Israel

              • 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