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              • Breaking down barriers to scientific knowledge

                The project was launched when a group of geologists noticed the lack of knowledge about the earth sciences among society in general. According their motto, "science for everybody," they also began to promote activities for people with learning disabilities, first for Down syndrome students and later for blind and deaf/blind adults.
                Science without Barriers Association, Spain

              • Two young men, one in a white T-shirt and one in a yellow T-shirt wearing a blue hat look at a piece of paper on the wall listing the exam rooms. Both are smiling and laughing.

                Making civil service positions accessible for people with intellectual disabilities

                To enable people with intellectual disabilities to apply for public vacancies, Plena Inclusión, together with the Spanish Committee of Representatives of People with Disabilities, developed a special call for employment for the Ministry of Public Functions. From 2012 to 2020, 448 people were able to find a job.
                Plena Inclusion Spain, Public Sector Employment, Spain

              • Five men in working uniforms are wearing green helmets. One of them in kneeling on the floor working with a cable. A man to his right holds together two tubes.

                Moving inactive people with disabilities from social services to employment

                A multidisciplinary team provides training, support, and internship opportunities to inactive youth with intellectual or psychosocial disabilities. Between 2017 and 2019, One-on-one has been working with 228 employers and supporting 2,054 people with disabilities to transition to employment.
                ONCE Foundation, One-on-one, Spain

              • The picture shows the homepage of Planeta Facil. On the right we have a paused youtube video showing a man with glasses ready to explain the project to the visitor.

                Website and TV-channel with easy access to news and information

                Plena Inclusión España, a leading national NGO, launched Planeta Fácil, an easy-to-read news site for people with intellectual disabilities. The website presents current news in easy language, hosts blogs, and has developed an audio-visual programme, in cooperation with a mainstream news agency.
                Plena Inclusion Spain, Planeta Fácil, Spain

              • A young boy sitting in his wheelchair in front of a screen on a white table. He ist playing the eyeharp, a digital music instrument that can be controlled with eye or head movements.

                Eye and head-controlled digital musical instrument

                The EyeHarp Association, started in 2011 in Barcelona under the auspices of Pompeu Fabra University, has developed Eyeharp, a digital musical instrument controlled by eye and head movements. Musicians can play melodies by looking at the notes on the screen. EyeHarp has a ‘freemium’ business model, with a free basic version.
                EyeHarp, EyeHarp, Spain

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                Learning to manage one ́s own personal finances

                The goal of Inclusive Finances is to promote the capacity of people with learning disabilities to manage their personal finances in an autonomous way, with the specific goals of: learning basic financial concepts, improving one’s capacity to use money responsibly and applying the acquired financial knowledge to the labour market.
                ONCE Foundation, Spain

              • Towards a global voluntary framework for accessible tourism

                The aim of the project is the creation of a global standard for accessible tourism. This includes a systematic inventory of technical criteria, recommendations and requirements within the tourism industry and also includes measures relating to such aspects as travel planning, information and communication.
                ONCE Foundation, Spain – UNWTO, Fundación ONCE and ISO – ISO 21902, a global standard for Accessible Tourism for Everyone, Spain

              • Free personal assistance proves cost-effective

                The services provided are designed to be sufficient to fully support all areas of the participants’ lives, covering self-care, household care, study, work, mobility, leisure, travel, etc. on a 365-days-a-year basis. A study showed that for every €100 of public funds invested €91.64 is returned to the government via work and taxes.
                ASPAYM - Association of Paraplegics and Persons with Severe Physical Disability Madrid, Spain

              • A voluntary certificate for organizations willing to commit to CSR and disability

                CSR-D is the first certificate on disability endorsed by people with disabilities themselves. The certificate is structured in 7 categories with 19 indicators. Employment of people with disabilities is a central element. 2012 to 2016 nine external auditors with disabilities were licensed and 134 companies were certified.
                Bequal Foundation, Bequal Certificate on Corporate Social Responsibility and Disability (CSR-D), Spain

              • A person with visual impairments reading a document with a special magnifier.

                Court verdicts and summonses in easy language

                The Family Court in Oviedo was among the first in Europe to draft copies of verdicts and summonses in easy language for persons with intellectual disabilities. Following a successful pilot, an agreement has been reached to extend the system to all 27 courts in the province. As of late 2017, about 30 documents had been converted.
                Plena Inclusión Asturias, Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Asturias and the Government of the Principality of Asturias, Spain