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Integrated employment model
SPAGAT is a model for the integration of persons with severe disabilities into the employment world. SPAGAT provides support for, accompanies and finds work for such persons in the primary labour market. Companies pay for the actual work; the difference in productivity is subsidised by the provincial government, as are the mentors’ costs.
ifS - Institute for Social Services Vorarlberg, Integrated employment model, 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
Workplace adaptations for the blind as a business service
VIDEBIS is a supplier of visual aids. If a customer is visually impaired an assessment of the visual impairment is carried out, and the best solution in terms of hardware, software, and training is determined. Between 2016 and 2019 more than 1,000 workstations were equipped.
VIDEBIS GmbH, Workplace Adaptation, Austria
Multi-stakeholder groups developing accessibility solutions in museums
ARCHES is an EU-funded project that brings together partners from the fields of culture, technology, and academia, as well as people with disabilities. The programme develops, tests, and implements solutions to improve access to culture. Innovations include tactile art and an app to aid museum navigation.
KHM - Museum of Art History Vienna, ARCHES, Austria
The online route-planning tool wege-finden.at allows wheelchair users to plan their way through the city. Both official data and community-generated information are combined to suggest a real-time route to the user.
Due to poorly available data, there was no satisfactory system for barrier-free routing in Europe until 2012. wege-finden.at therefore was developed by involving a group of the future end users and by cooperating with strategic partners. The target group are persons with mobility impairments, especially wheelchair users
BIS Barriere Informations System, Web-based route planner, Austria
Facilitating personal assistance service provision to persons with disabilities
WAG Assistenzgenossenschaft (WAG), an Austrian non-profit cooperative founded by people with disabilities, has been operating a personal assistance service model since 2002. The model allows high flexibility for the beneficiaries, and WAG acts as a legal employer for 685 assistants as of 2022.
WAG Assistenzgenossenschaft, Cooperative personal assistance model in Austria, Austria
ÖZIV ACCESS offers comprehensive consultancy services and tailor-made solutions to companies that employ persons with disabilities.
ÖZIV ACCESS offers consultancy and solutions in the field of accessibility. Consultants advise in the fields of built environment, design, communications and social accessibility. Tailor-made training is also offered in order to increase sensitivity and advise a specific group of individuals, e.g. employees, in dealing with persons with disabilities.
OEZIV - Austrian Civil Invalid Association, One-stop-shop for Austrian employers, Austria
The open-source software 'Universal Maths Conversion Library' (UMCL) was developed into a web-based tool to convert all kinds of documents containing mathematical formulae into Braille.
MathInBraille improved the open source software "Universal Maths Conversion Library" and developed a web portal. This means the tool can be used online without users having to install specific software. With the web-based convertion tool the user can convert different document formats into accessible versions.
Hilfsgemeinschaft - Austrian Association supporting the Blind and Visually Impaired, Web-portal to convert math formulae into Braille, Austria
Online accessibility self-check tool for companies
Barrier-Check educates and trains companies about barrier-free requirements. The site allows users to get a traceable and clear analysis of their own situation regarding accessibility by using selectable modules. Since its launch in 2015, more than 11,000 users have accessed the website more than 90,000 times.
OEZIV - Austrian Civil Invalid Association, Barrier Check, Austria
Support for students with disabilities
The "Institute Integriert Studieren" is a teaching and research facility for accessibility and assisted technologies and a support centre for students with disabilities. Preparing graduates with disabilities for employment is considered an essential element. The measures aimed at students are supplemented by a mentoring system.
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Support for students with disabilities, Austria