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              • A man in a blue T-shirt with a laptop in front of him explains something to four other men who are all seated and listening to him.

                Providing vocational skills and career development to young adults with disabilities

                The training focuses on IT entrepreneurship and career development to enable employment or self-employment. Graduates are supported in their search for an internship or a job or receive a small grant to start a company. Between 2017 and 2020, 1,300 people and 570 special needs teachers were trained.
                Special Needs Initiative For Growth, TVET for Special Needs Young Adults in Low-Middle Income Countries, Nigeria

              • Labour inclusion index and job platform for disability-inclusive companies

                Alianza Éntrale works to connect talented people with disabilities and employers by supporting companies in a number of ways, including digital training tools and certification. By mid-2020 the initiative included 847 companies and 35 NGOs with more than 9,821 people with disabilities in employment.
                Mexican Business Council, Alianza Éntrale, Mexico

              • Three internships to provide a variety of career options

                Project SEARCH prepares young people with intellectual disabilities for successful employment and job development. The programme takes place entirely within a business setting, providing students with three internships to allow them to explore a variety of career options. In 2016, the project operated 405 programmes worldwide.
                Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Centre, Project SEARCH, United States of America

              • 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

              • IBM Support to Enable India

                Bridging the gap to the ICT industry

                IBM has developed a self-assessment questionnaire that EnAble India can use to assist companies to gage their readiness to hire people with disabilities, as well as a guide for following-up with interviews so as to identify gaps and opportunities to increase the employment of people with disabilities.
                IBM Belgium, Belgium

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                A million-user online platform is strengthening Latein American DPOs

                The POETA model is is an accessible vocational toolbox for organisations, so-called DPOs, working with people with disabilities in the areas of life skills, technologies and vocational preparation. The POETA Social Franchise Platform replicates and expands the model for DPOs, in Latin America and the Caribbean.
                Trust for the Americas, United States of America

              • Five persons, two women and three men with different disabilities hold up signs saying: “Breaking barriers, access for all!” They are at a booth at the World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh.

                Using analytic tools to make workplaces more accessible and jobs more inclusive

                Helm is working with companies in Egypt to provide both job analysis for recruitment and accessibility consultancy services, including accessibility audits. By 2020, Helm had completed a total of 1,063 accessibility audits in a number of sectors and helped recruit 100 people with disabilities.
                Helm, Workplace Inclusive Solutions, Egypt

              • A young man wearing an apron stands behind a coffee machine in a coffee shop. He is pouring milk into a takeaway coffee cup. A woman in an apron is making coffee at a second machine in the background.

                Transforming sheltered workshops to offer vocational training and employment support

                Job Plus is a ‘training-employment-retraining-employment-re-employment’ programme for people with developmental disabilities to live and work independently. The project provides internships, short term work experience, and support services. Since 2018, 34 participants have found employment.
                Sohwa Aram Center, Job Plus, South Korea

              • A group of graduates in ropes are waving their hands and holding their graduation certificate up.

                Person-centred transition programme for students to post-school life

                The transition programme for students aged 18 to 25 includes vocational certificates and career-readiness credentials. A complementary person-centred support service offers mentoring and tutoring, career counselling, and self-advocacy training. VAST also offers employment and internship placement assistance.
                Houston Community College, VAST Academy, United States of America

              • Four people stand outside a building with the Ernst & Young logo. From L-R: man in a grey suit, young woman in a floral dress (Margaret), woman in a navy suit and pink top, man in a black pinstripe suit.

                Internships for people with intellectual disabilities at a leading consultancy

                The TCPID has established a higher education programme and supported transition to employment for people with intellectual disabilities. EY has been a core partner since 2017. By 2020 six graduates have completed paid internships, four of whom have been offered permanent employment.
                TCIPD - Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities, TCPID Graduate Internship programme, Ireland