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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
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
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
A transition into adulthood programme for young people with disabilities
Creating a Future prepares students between the ages of 16 and 21 for adulthood through employment skills and future orientation training. It also supports preparation for employment through an assessment of an individual’s interests and strengths as well as by providing work experience.
Israel Elwyn, Creating a Future, Israel
Creating a disability-inclusive handbook for disaster preparedness
The National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction in Taiwan, with the help of various stakeholders, published a handbook on disaster preparedness for people with disabilities. More than 1,000 printed copies were distributed in 2021, and the digital version was downloaded 3,000 times in 2022.
National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction, A disaster preparedness handbook for people with disabilities, Taiwan
Entrepreneurship support for persons with psychosocial disabilities
Enosh, the Israeli Mental Health Association, launched the MAOF entrepreneurship programme in 2008 to support the self-employment of persons with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities. Funded by the Israeli Ministry of Health, the programme has resulted in 433 businesses by 2022.
ENOSH - The Israeli Mental Health Association, MAOF entrepreneurship programme, Israel
Transforming special schools into Support Centres
The project advocated for the establishment of support centres or the transformation of special schools into support centres in 18 districts of three provinces in Vietnam. MCNV provided technical support for the centres to mandate the early detection, early intervention, and support for Inclusive Education for children with disabilities.
Medical Committee Netherlands-Vietnam, Vietnam
Museum accessibility for visitors with intellectual disability
The project aims to increase knowledge of those working in museums about accessibilities for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Training and support are provided in order to adapt or create accessible installations. Since the initial phase ended, AKIM has continued to train staff in other leisure organizations.
AKIM Israel - The National Organization for People with Intellectual Disabilities and their Families, Making museums and sites of leisure cognitively accessible, Israel
Strategic engagement with government to push for national disability legislation
Mphasis funded the NCPEDP with the purpose of advocating for a national disability policy. The programme carried out an intensive, multifaceted drive to bring together people with disabilities and government representatives. The effort resulted in the passage of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act in 2016.
Mphasis, Ltd., India
Design studio that produces playgrounds for all children and all senses
Gudgudee is a product and space design studio based in Thane, India, that designs and builds inclusive playgrounds for children with disabilities while also providing a range of indoor and outdoor playground products. The concept includes play elements such as large drums but also maintenance of executed playgrounds.
Gudgudee, Inclusive play areas for children, India