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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
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
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
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
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
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
Using Technology to Increase Autonomy
In case of an emergency users can hit the "Big Red Button" app on their Jeenee mobile phone, which puts them in direct contact with the CCA's help centre – staffed by people knowledgeable and trained in disability issues. In 2018, Jeenee Mobile had tens of thousands of customers both with and without disabilities throughout Australia.
Community Connections Australia & Jeenee Mobile, “Big Red Button” App, Australia
Helpline and platform on personalised care
The project provides advice and information on community-care direct payments, creating an individual budget, securing social service funding, and employing personal assistants. A free download area on the website and a bi-monthly newsletter share personal stories and Q&A sections with a broad audience.
Disability Rights UK, United Kingdom
Training Disability Representatives to work with local district officials
Light for the World has set up a programme in the Pursat province of Cambodia to create and train Commune and Village Disability Representatives (CDRs and VDRs) to advocate for inclusive policies. As of 2018, 251 persons have been trained and their roles have led to policy changes, including access to free health care and assistive devices.
Light for the World Austria, CDR and VDR, Cambodia
City metro passenger setting new standards of accessibility for all
Transportes Metropolitanos de Barcelona used the 2021 renewal of its vehicle fleet to improve the accessibility of its underground train service. Measures include wider automatic doors, acoustic warning lights, intercom located at an optimum height for wheelchair users, emergency handles, and colour contrast signage.
Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona, Metro accessibility in Barcelona, Spain