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              • Supportive Housing: Helping young adults to live independently

                Supported Housing assists young adults with intellectual disabilities to become involved in community and social activities. Once they are transitioned into their apartments, they are provided with a care coordinator who teach them to live independently and who are continuously involved in their overall well-being.
                JDC Israel - Israel Unlimited, Israel

              • Seeds of Wellness participants in communal space.

                Supported Housing for Women with Psychosocial Disabilities and Sexual Trauma

                Three or four women with post-traumatic stress disorder due to sexual abuse share an apartment. A female social worker and rehabilitation counselor, both trained in sexual trauma and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), visit the apartment daily. The service offers personal meetings, group therapy, and peer support.
                ENOSH - The Israeli Mental Health Association, Seeds of Wellness, Israel

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                Study kit about citizenship and personal rights

                The objective is to develop and tools and information that provide people with cognitive disabilities with knowledge of their personal rights, and to give them tools for practicing these rights. Based on positive experiences, a project has been initiated in 2014 to extend access to the kit to adults with more severe cognitive disabilities.
                Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Denmark

              • Matanel with his supported decision-making supporter, Michael

                Demonstrating supported decision-making to change national guardianship laws

                Bizchut supports people with intellectual and psychosocial disabilities as well as autism to retain control over important life decisions, with the assistance of trained professionals and volunteers. From 2014 to 2018, approximately 2,300 individuals have received training and 50 have received supported decision-making services.
                BIZCHUT - Israel Human Rights Center for People with Disabilities, Israel

              • GRETA user opens app in cinema before film begins. A person ready to go to the cinema.

                Mobile App Providing Captioning and Audio Description in Cinemas

                Film distributors provide Greta & Starks with an audio description and subtitles for films that are showing in cinemas and the company uploads these to the free GRETA app, which people can then use in cinemas without needing special equipment. Over 30,000 people used the app between 2014 and 2018, and 80 to 100 films are added each year.
                Greta & Starks Apps, GRETA App, Germany

              • Dance performance with crutches in the air

                Bringing dance and artistic expression to people with and without disabilities worldwide

                DanceAbility International runs two to three training courses a year for dance teachers, choreographers, therapists, and others who want to incorporate inclusive dance and movement into their work. As of October 2018, over 500 people with and without disabilities have been certified in the DanceAbility method in 35 countries.
                DanceAbility, United States of America

              • Improving access to electoral events

                In 2014, New Zealand’s Electoral Commission finalized "Access 2020". This strategy takes the improvements made over the past electoral cycles and embeds them into a longer-term framework. In addition, it provides information and resources in accessible formats and maintains relationships with the disability sector.
                Electoral Commission of New Zealand, ACCESS 2020 DISABILITY STRATEGY, New Zealand

              • A person doing his dishes in the kitchen.

                Housing and person-centred support for persons with intellectual disabilities

                Union SUMERO is supporting persons with intellectual disabilities to live together in shared accommodations of up to five residents. Assistants support them to carry out daily tasks, and thus enable them to stay in their local communities. Between 2011 and 2018, 80 users moved into 25 houses across the country.
                Association Sumero, Bosnia and Herzegovina

              • Funding a national disability information centre

                "Info-Handicap" is a national disability information and meeting centre, founded by 16 disability organizations. While the idea for such a centre came from the Ministry of Family Affairs, Integration, and for the Greater Region, which also financially supports it, Info-Handicap is under the full control of its disability member organizations.
                Info-Handicap Luxembourg asbl., FUNDING AGREEMENT FOR A NATIONAL DISABILITY INFORMATION AND MEETING CENTER BETWEEN INFO- HANDICAP AND THE GOVERNMENT, Luxembourg

              • Three persons doing stretching exercises together.

                Promoting sexual and reproductive rights of all young people

                The four organization working together have developed training and information for health professionals, judges, young people with intellectual and psychosocial disabilities, and their families. Between 2012 and 2018 they have trained over 3,000 people and influenced new health legislation introduced in 2017.
                Asdown Colombia, Colombia