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App to support persons with speech and language difficulties to communicate
Milla Says from Norway launched a web-based sign language service in 2018 that combines a user-created vocabulary with a standard library of Norwegian signs, and in which custom gestures can be shared within the network. In 2022 there were 200 end users, 1,400 network members, and 56,000 created signs.
Milla Says, Milla Says, Norway
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
Home-based children using a robot in classroom to learn and socialize
Berater Unternehmensberatungs GmbH from Austria has been offering education with the help of physical robots, so-called avatars, since 2020. Targeting children who cannot go to school, the avatars are usually placed in the classroom and can be personalized.
die Berater counsulting, Interaction avatar, Austria
The Sign Language Avatar Project
SiMAX is a semi-automatic system designed to translate text into sign language by combining technology from animation pictures, the gaming industry, and computer-aided translation services. As a fully automatic translation is not possible, the translation process is managed by a professional, deaf person.
signtime GmbH, Austria
Inclusive club engaging with urban planners to create more accessibility for the blind
The Urban Mobility Club, initiated in Bucharest, is a pan-European community that promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities in the urban life through workshops and other activities. In addition to people with disabilities, representatives of the real estate sector and the administration are encouraged to participate.
The Alternative Methods of Social Integration Association, The Urban Mobility Club, Romania
Free mobile app and glasses that sync audio description and captions to movies
HELLO! MOVIE is a user-free application, launched in 2020 by the Japanese start-up Evixar, that allows people with visual or hearing disabilities to access the subtitles or audio description of movies via their smartphone or to project them onto smart glasses. The functions automatically synchronize only with the sound of the movies.
Evixar Inc., HELLO! MOVIE, Japan
Assigning job coaches for young jobseekers with intellectual disabilities
Job coaches assist young people with an intellectual disability or autism to find paid employment. Job seekers contribute to the planning and delivery of the programme. Between 2018 and 2020, 69 people were registered and 37 people have been placed in supported employment jobs.
COPE Foundation, Ability@Work, Ireland
Free learning tool for visually impaired persons to improve their computer skills
The EYE Tool is a self-learning tool that teaches visually impaired people digital skills to prepare them for computer-based workplaces. Users can choose from over 400 exercises, participate in job role simulations, receive feedback, and test their progress. EYE Tool has over 10,000 users in 15 countries.
Enable India, Educate Yourself Easily (EYE) Tool, India
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
IT-platform for planning and booking accessible travel
Globe4all.net is a barrier-free information and booking platform for tourists with special needs in Russia as well as for representatives of the tourism industry who lack the knowledge to adapt to tourists with disabilities. in addition, Globe4all also trains people with disabilities to become tourist guides.
Globe Media, LLC, Globe4all, Russia