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Pioneering a personal budget model as part of national social services
Although the concept of a personal budget is an established practice in the United States and parts of Europe, it is new for Israel. Between 2016 and 2018, some 200 professionals have been trained and 50 people with a variety of disabilities have benefitted. In 2019, another 300 beneficiaries joined the program.
JDC Israel - Israel Unlimited, Personal Budget Model, Israel
Providing assistive technology for children in rural Asia
In 2020, Amar Seva Sangam of India launched the ‘Paediatric Assistive Technology Provision’ programme with a focus on children in rural areas, including a training programme for rehabilitators and financial support. It is expected that by the end of 2022 close to 1,000 assistive devices will be provided to users.
Amar Seva Sangam, Paediatric Assistive Technology Provision Programme, India
Free mobile app and glasses that sync audio description and captions to movies
HELLO! MOVIE is a user-free application, launched in 2020 by the Japanese start-up Evixar, that allows people with visual or hearing disabilities to access the subtitles or audio description of movies via their smartphone or to project them onto smart glasses. The functions automatically synchronize only with the sound of the movies.
Evixar Inc., HELLO! MOVIE, Japan
Multinational IT-manufacturer developing an accessible hiring and workplace programme
Flex Zhuhai is the Chinese subsidiary of Flex Ltd, a leading electronics contract manufacturer. In 2015, Flex Zhuhai implemented an accessibility programme, including accessible hiring practices and an internship programme. By 2021 the number of employees with disabilities had increased from 13 to more than 200.
Flex Ltd., Barrier free programme, China
A holistic approach towards Inclusive Education in Bangladesh
LCD initiated the project in Nilphamari, one of the poorest districts in the northern zone of Bangladesh. Rather than focusing on just one area of education, this project employed a holistic approach that addressed a variety of the main barriers for children with disabilities to enrol in and attend school, and aimed to ensure a sustainable impact.
Leonard Cheshire Disability, Bangladesh
Sharing personal experiences to improve the quality of inclusive teaching
The programme focuses on teachers and other providers of school services. The training itself includes four components: understanding disability through lectures, experiential activities and simulations, interactions with instructors with disabilities, and teaching tools for inclusive and accessible education.
Access Israel, Training for Inclusive Teaching, Israel
Introduction of the personal assistance model
In 2016 the Phnom Penh Centre for Independent Living (PPCIL) introduced the first personal assistance model for people with severe disabilities in Cambodia. Between 2016 and 2018, more than 300 people with disabilities have benefitted from the PPCI programme, , which is to become a national policy.
Phnom Penh Center for Independent Living, Cambodia
Leadership programme for women with disabilities
The selected participants attend workshops where they learn to self-advocate and empower others, after which they implement their own small projects. To date, 24 women have completed the programme, with 12 having since received formal leadership positions or promotions. A further 470 women have been reached via the small projects.
Light for the World Austria, Women Leadership Programme, Cambodia
A ‘buddy’ programme for travelers with and without disabilities
Planet Abled provides accessible travel solutions and leisure excursions for people with various disabilities. It also matches people of different disabilities and offers a travel buddy programme in which (previously trained) people without disabilities and those with disabilities travel together, both as paying customers.
Planet Abled, India
Returning successfully to work
Responding to a rise in work-related injuries, SOCSO introduced the Return to Work Programme. Making use of individual but systematic case management while promoting early intervention, the programme considerably improved return to work rates. The benefits outweigh by far the costs by a 1.43:1 ratio.
SOCSO Tun Razak Rehabilitation Centre, Returning successfully to work, Malaysia