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Two-year-transition period for young people with autism
Avnei Derech Mechina (“Milestones for Life”) offers a setting in which young people with autism can learn important aspects of life including employment, social activity, studies, home/family and leisure time. Most vocation and volunteer experience are temporary, but contribute greatly to future careers.
Avnei Derech Mechina La'Haim, preparatory college, Israel
ACCESS CO-ORDINATOR & OFFICER SCHEME AND BARRIER-FREE ACCESS & FACILITIES RETROFITTING PROGRAMME
"Barrier-free Access & Retrofitting of Facilities" is a programme to create a barrier-free environment by enhancing the accessibility of public premises and facilities. "Access Co-ordinator & Access Officer Scheme" establishes gender focal points in each policy bureau and department and in each venue to manage accessibility issues.
Hong Kong, Labour and Welfare Bureau, Hong Kong’s retrofitting programme, China - Hong Kong
Changing the hiring policies of companies towards young people with disabilities
Through networking and training strategies the LPHU has succeeded in creating decent work for people with disabilities in Lebanon and Palestine. LPHU has signed cooperation agreements with 97 companies which include inclusion in their employment policies and are converting their buildings to be accessible.
LPHU - Lebanese Physical Handicapped Union, Lebanon
Launching a specialized microfinance bank for women with disabilities
Equitas helps women with disabilities to establish their own business by providing microfinancing solutions without collateral. To this end, Equitas has founded Equitas Small Finance Bank and provides trainings on developing businesses and finding marketing possibilities. Between 2008 and 2016, more than 14,000 women received microfinance loans.
Equitas Holdings Limited, India
Disability-inclusive approach to bring families out of extreme poverty
Since 2018 the project supports households in the cities of Kurigram and Chattogram. Participants receive rehabilitation services, including occupational therapy and counselling, and receive cash transfers to meet their basic needs. As of 2020, 1,447 households are being supported.
Humanity & Inclusion France, Disability Inclusive Poverty Graduation, Bangladesh
Sustained advocacy for promoting equality
NCPEDP applies a multi-pronged approach and works simultaneously on five core issues, namely Awareness, Access, Education, Employment and Legislation. In each of these areas NCPEDP has been able to make a considerable impact with its sustained and focused effort, which in turn, has led to increased awareness and opportunities.
Indian National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People, Sustained advocacy for promoting equality, India
Fighting unemployment from two sides: with training centres and by influencing legal frameworks
4J sets up centres as a public-private partnership to provide vocational training for young people with disabilities from rural areas and places them in companies. Due to State Government participation in the programme, Y4J has been able to influence the legal framework towards pro-disability policies.
Youth4Jobs Foundation, Centre for Persons with Disability Livelihoods (CPDL), India
Accessible learning materials for students with visual impairments
Young Power in Social Action is an organization employing nearly 2,000 people and 32 persons with disabilities (2016). In this specific project, 80% were persons with disabilities. It was to produce and distribute digital multimedia books, fully accessible e-books, and digital Braille books. By 2016 155 schoolbooks had been converted.
YPSA - Young Power in Social Action, Bangladesh
One-year preparation programme for children with disabilities to enter mainstream schools
The programme includes services such as occupational therapy, assistive technology, and support from special education specialists, along with the creation of individual education plans. The services are designed to help children to prepare for and pass the entrance exam to be admitted into grade 1 of mainstream schools in Jordan.
Al Hussein Society - Jordan Center for Training & Inclusion, School Preparation Programme, Jordan
App-based machine learning enabling persons with speech disabilities to be understood
Voiceitt is an app that uses AI to recognize the speech patterns of its users and enables people with speech disabilities to communicate in their own voice and directly with others. The app, developed by a start-up company from Israel, uses Artificial Intelligence components to continuously improve its automated speech recognition capabilities.
Voiceitt, Voiceitt, Israel