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Comprehensive programme to make a university accessible for all students
The Higher Education for All programme was introduced in 2014 at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to provide equal access to higher education for people with disabilities. Measures include adaptations to the built environment, curriculums, books, and the admissions process. In 2020 the University had 1,078 students with disabilities.
King Abdulaziz University, Higher Education for All, Saudi Arabia
ACCESS AUDITS UNDER THE ACTION PLAN TOWARDS KUALA LUMPUR AS ACCESSIBLE CITY
The Action Plan towards Kuala Lumpur as Accessible City sets out an implementation framework including workshops, access auditing and a holistic focus on all three stages of the construction process: design, construction and post-construction. It highlights three priority areas: legislation, enforcement and monitoring, and awareness rising.
Kuala Lumpur City Hall, Kuala Lumpur: Enforcing accessibility, Malaysia
Making schools accessible for children with physical disabilities in Afghanistan
The project addresses the need for accessible school buildings for children with disabilities by developing inclusive educational environments with accessible ramps, handrails, washing rooms, and drinking water installations. As a result, from 2013 to 2016 more than 3,000 children with disabilities were able to access education.
AOAD - Accessibility Organization for Afghan Disabled, Afghanistan
Transforming sheltered workshops to offer vocational training and employment support
Job Plus is a ‘training-employment-retraining-employment-re-employment’ programme for people with developmental disabilities to live and work independently. The project provides internships, short term work experience, and support services. Since 2018, 34 participants have found employment.
Sohwa Aram Center, Job Plus, South Korea
International online audio-book library in Arabic language
The International Accessible Library is a free online resource containing a wide range of literature and educational materials in audio format. The library contains over 4,500 professionally recorded audio books in Arabic that can be accessed by persons with visual and print disabilities worldwide, and it receives over 200,000 visits per month.
AlManarah Association for Persons with Disabilities, Israel
A programme that creates neurodevelopmental profiles and customized education
The service operates on a monthly subscription basis. Users connect with their assigned child psychologist through video and email to create development goals and individualized education plans. Supporting resources are sent to the client's home. More than 400 families used the service in its first year.
Mom's Belief, India
Sharing the accessibility information of points of interest using apps and crowd sourcing
In 2016 Mirairo launched a smartphone application with a screen reader function for collecting and sharing information on the accessibility of points of interest for persons with diverse needs including persons with disabilities, older persons, and tourists. In less than a year some 67,000 locations were uploaded.
Mirairo Inc., Bmaps app, Japan
App-based family centred early intervention therapy in rural communities
Amar Seva Snagam (ASSA) runs an Early Intervention Centre. To make its services also available in more distant regions, ASSA has developed a training program for community rehabilitation workers, including an app for ongoing support. Besides connectivity, the app serves to track the progress of the therapy.
Amar Seva Sangam, Training of Community Rehabilitation Workers, India
Free online platform supporting families of children with intellectual disabilities
The Nayi Disha Resource Centre offers a free online platform for families with children with developmental disabilities. Building on this, the NGO has developed a program to support caregivers with limited digital literacy by using resources such as WhatsApp as well as workshops, support groups or family events.
Nayi Disha Resource Centre, Online platform for empowering parents of children with intellectual disabilities, India
Children with disabilities learning with interactive wall and floor projections
Digital Dream is a Singapore-based social enterprise that began offering creative digital solutions for the education of children with disabilities in 2018. The iCUBE uses projections on walls and floors to create immersive and interactive environments that allow children to learn real-world situations safely.
Digital Dream, Digital Dream, Singapore