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              • There is a table on a stage with four chairs. Walter Tsui sits on the left with a hand-held microphone and a guide dog beside him. Two men and a woman are in the other chairs.

                Career development and job matching support for graduates with disabilities

                CareER was founded by people with disabilities in 2004 to bridge the gap between educated university graduates with disabilities and the labour market. The online platform offers peer support and assistance in career development. In 2020, CareER has almost 600 registered members.
                CareER Association, CareER Programmes, China - Hong Kong

              • Persuading employers that inclusive employment can support their business case

                DRPI AWARE is a joint project between York University and disability organisations that work with employers to recognise the skills of disabled workers rather than focusing on their disabilities and limitations. Between 2013 and 2016, DRPI AWARE has successfully placed 163 people in employment in the open labour market.
                York University Canada, Disability Rights Promotion International - Asian Workplace approach that respects equality (DRPI AWARE), India

              • Making flood-preparation and training accessible to all in the community

                The Disability Inclusive Risk Reduction programme was initiated by CBM, an international NGO, in Nho Quan District, Viet Nam. It implements construction and other measures, such as self-help forums and evacuation training, to improve the access of people with disabilities to disaster response and shelter during the rainy season.
                CBM - Christoffel Blind Mission Germany, Disability inclusive and disaster prepared communities, Vietnam

              • A side view of a car. The passenger seat is turned 90 degrees and reaching out of the car, suggesting an accessbile way of entering the vehicle.

                IT-company funding an incubator programme for assistive technology start-ups

                "BIRAC– Social Alpha Quest for Assistive Technologies – supported by Mphasis" is an incubator programme for start-ups in India working on assistive technologies and innovative solutions for people with disabilities. In 2019, 14 start-ups were selected to receive free incubation support, direct funding, and mentoring.
                Mphasis, Ltd., BIRAC-Social Alpha Quest for Assistive Technologies – supported by Mphasis, India

              • Disability-led centres providing a range of services for independent living

                FOH centres are run entirely by people with disabilities and aims to offer comprehensive services for such people in their home and throughout their daily lives. In 2017, 47 homes were adapted, 223 people were provided with transport, 120 people took part in sport or the arts, and 2,435 assistive devices were provided.
                Forum of the Handicapped, Lebanon

              • A project participant is getting individual learning support on a table with learning material.

                Promoting community-based Inclusive Education

                Sama Nepal focuses on a "base school", which includes a care centre and/or a resource class in which children with special needs are enrolled. From there they participate in mainstream school activities according to their abilities. From 2016 to 2019, 222 children with disabilities have benefited from this support.
                Sama Nepal, Including children with disabilities in mainstream schools in Nepal, Nepal

              • A young man sits in front of a computer screen working; there are other female and male colleagues in the room.

                Person-centred job training and employment for people with disabilities

                A vocational training centre provides support to people with neurological developmental disorders. Founded in 2014 with six participants, in 2020 there are 459. In addition, 217 people have been placed in paid employment, 21 in self-employment, and 96 in sheltered employment.
                PFDA - Vocational Training Center Trust, PFDA-Vocational Training Center Trust, Bangladesh

              • Teaching sign language to everyone in an entertaining way

                The focus of the project is to increase awareness of the needs of persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, by teaching sign language to the public, thereby acquainting hearing people with deaf culture. The success of the programme led to the expansion of the project, and to offering additional basic and advanced courses.
                Access Israel, Israel

              • Accessible books for vision-impaired students using Android technology

                As part of ELECTS (Enhancing Learning Capabilities of Students with Print and Visual Disabilities) ADRAD has adopted the playback function of Android devices and produced an orientation toolkit for easy usage. The aim is to enable students with visual impairments in Nepal to use free digital books based on DAISY and Epub.
                Action on Disability Rights And Development-Nepal, Nepal

              • Children with and without disabilities playing on a playground with accessibility features.

                Replicating fully accessible and inclusive playgrounds throughout the country

                Beit Issie Shapiro (BIS) develops and provides innovative therapies and services for children with disabilities and their families. In 2006 BIS developed Friendship Park, Israels first accessible and inclusive playground. By 2017 the model has been replicated in 30 municipalities throughout the country.
                Beit Issie Shapiro, Friendship Park, Israel