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              • A playground with accessibility features.

                Towards a universally designed city of Oslo in 2025

                The strategy requires all new government-operated buildings, parks, public spaces, and transport systems to have Universal Design implemented from a project’s inception and for this to be included in the overall building costs. In 2017 the majority of government buildings were already fully accessible.
                City of Oslo, Department of Primary Health and Social Affairs, Norway – City of Oslo – Department for Health and Social Affairs – Comprehensive Universal Design plan by 2025, Norway

              • Four women and one man sit at a table in a meeting room. Two of them have their backs to the camera. The man (left of the picture) is talking and the other people at the table are looking at him.

                Business disability network connecting students with disabilities to paid internships

                The programme matches students with employers based on location, degree, career goals, and skills. Companies commit to a minimum of 152 hours of paid work. Launched in 2005, by 2020 the Stepping Into programme is available across seven states and has facilitated 1,478 paid internships.
                AND - Australian Network on Disability, Stepping Into Internship Program, Australia

              • Mapping the accessibility of vacation properties and itineraries

                EWB is an accommodation, tour information, and booking service catering mainly to persons with physical disabilities who wish to travel in Europe. The website covers bookings in seven countries. In 2016 EWB provided services to over 7,800 persons with disabilities, including over 3,500 hours of specialised assistance.
                AISM - Italian Multiple Sclerosis Society, Italy

              • Two-year-transition period for young people with autism

                Avnei Derech Mechina (“Milestones for Life”) offers a setting in which young people with autism can learn important aspects of life including employment, social activity, studies, home/family and leisure time. Most vocation and volunteer experience are temporary, but contribute greatly to future careers.
                Avnei Derech Mechina La'Haim, preparatory college, Israel

              • ColorADD is a universal graphic code whose mission is to enable the colourblind to identify colours. It supports the social integration of persons with colour vision deficiency.

                ColorADD transforms colour to a graphic code that indicates the colours on textiles, medicines, educational games, coatings, paint material etc. Based on three primary colours, the symbols are related to each other and the entire colour pallet graphically identified, for example, yellow and blue make green.
                ColorADD Miguel Neiva & Assoc. Lda., Colour identification system for the colourblind, Portugal

              • People with different disabilities on a rafting trip.

                A ‘buddy’ programme for travelers with and without disabilities

                Planet Abled provides accessible travel solutions and leisure excursions for people with various disabilities. It also matches people of different disabilities and offers a travel buddy programme in which (previously trained) people without disabilities and those with disabilities travel together, both as paying customers.
                Planet Abled, India

              • Returning successfully to work

                Responding to a rise in work-related injuries, SOCSO introduced the Return to Work Programme. Making use of individual but systematic case management while promoting early intervention, the programme considerably improved return to work rates. The benefits outweigh by far the costs by a 1.43:1 ratio.
                SOCSO Tun Razak Rehabilitation Centre, Returning successfully to work, Malaysia

              • A group picture of the several buddies at a festival.

                Teaming up persons with learning disabilities or autism for leisure activities

                Stay Up Late matches each participant with a volunteer with the aim to develop an ongoing friendship. The matching process takes into account such factors as cultural tastes, gender, age, geography, and whether the individual can access public transportation. By mid of 2017, there were 85 active pairs of "Gig Buddies".
                Stay Up Late, Gig Buddies Online Service, Gig Buddies, United Kingdom

              • Building bridges to multinationals and Russian companies

                Perspektiva has developed a two-phase model that offers people with disabilities pre-employment support and internships as well as follow-up assistance. In its close cooperation with the Business Advisory Board on Disability (a public institution), the project supports approximately 500 young persons with disabilities per year.
                Perspektiva - Regional Society of Disabled People, Russia

              • ACCESS CO-ORDINATOR & OFFICER SCHEME AND BARRIER-FREE ACCESS & FACILITIES RETROFITTING PROGRAMME

                "Barrier-free Access & Retrofitting of Facilities" is a programme to create a barrier-free environment by enhancing the accessibility of public premises and facilities. "Access Co-ordinator & Access Officer Scheme" establishes gender focal points in each policy bureau and department and in each venue to manage accessibility issues.
                Hong Kong, Labour and Welfare Bureau, Hong Kong’s retrofitting programme, China - Hong Kong