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Providing personalized municipal care support for persons over the age of 80
In 2020 the municipality of Cerro Navia, in Chile’s capital region of Santiago, launched ‘Plan 80’ – a person-centred monitoring, follow-up, and support programme for persons with and without disabilities over the age of 80. By end of 2021 the programme had supported over 3,700 beneficiaries.
Cerro Navia Municipality, Plan 80, Chile
Online accessibility training for civil servants
SENADIS, the National Disability Service of Chile, launched an online accessibility training programme for civil servants, called Preparados para Incluir, that offered three courses centred around accessibility, its legal framework, general principles, and access to ICT.
SENADIS - National Service for the Disabled Chile, Preparados para Incluir (Ready to Include), Chile
Planning and building accessible cities, simplified
In 2002 CCA began to publish graphic accessibility guides in the form of leaflets called "Accessible Thematic Files." By 2017, 13 Files have been published, supporting municipalities, planning institutions, and the public with the aim of accelerating the planning of accessible environments, buildings, and towns.
Corporación Ciudad Accesible, Graphic Accessibility Guides, Chile
Sign language video support for the electoral participation of people with hearing disabilities
In 2021 the National Electoral Service SERVEL, which is responsible for conducting elections and voting in Chile, introduced a permanent video interpretation service in Chilean sign language on its website to support voter participation by people with hearing disabilities. In the same year 340 people used this service.
SERVEL - Electoral Service of Chile, The Sign Language Video Interpretation Service of SERVEL, Chile
A three-year vocational training programme for students with intellectual disabilities
The "Diploma in Working Skills" is a three-year programme for people with learning difficulties to develop employment skills. Both professional and social competences are taught during the training. The programme takes place on the university campus and students have access to all extracurricular activities on site.
Andres Bello University, Socio-labour training programme in a university setting, Chile
Ecological car washing service employing a majority of people with disabilities
SecoChile is an eco-washing service for cars, where most of the employees are people with disabilities. There are 45 registered (corporate) customers, serviced by 300 employees nationwide. The income is 15 per cent above the minimum wage in Chile. In 2019 a home-washing service was implemented.
SecoChile, Seco Chile, Chile
CETRAM is a community-based organisation which helps to find personalised solutions for individual needs in regard to wellness and health. It offers technical aids and assistive technology at low cost at home.
CETRAM aims to include educational and technological assistance as well as social, analytical and political elements. An interdisciplinary team identifies and finds solutions to problems in regard to the health system that violate the fundamental rights of the people with disabilities involved, especially intellectual ones.
CETRAM - Center of Movement Disorders, Customising health solutions, Chile
Training and placing the vulnerable in Chile
The programme supports financially particularly disadvantaged women, young people and people with disabilities on their way into the labour market through skills training, supported employment, and labour intermediation. In 2016, 5,235 people with disabilities were given the opportunity to receive training.
Chilean National Training and Employment Service, More Capable Programme of 2014-2018 National Training and Employment Service (SENCE), Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Chile, Chile
Business service offering video-based live interpretation in sign and other languages
Vi-Sor links users with interpreters for real-time conversations in different languages, including sign language, and can be accessed in several ways depending on the situation. As of 2020, Vi-Sor is active in more than 1,100 offices offering a range of services and has supported more than 50,000 conversations.
Red Apis, Vi-Sor, Chile
Support programme for entrepreneurs with disabilities
RED – Emprendedores con Discapacidad (Entrepreneurs with Disabilities), a programme of Fundación Vida Independiente in Chile, supports entrepreneurs with disabilities through training, individual counselling, an online store, and accessible tools.
Independent Living Foundation Chile, RED – Emprendedores con Discapacidad (Entrepreneurs with disabilities), Chile