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              • A group of visitors in an art exhibition looking at black and white artwork.

                An art exhibition making art accessible in very different ways

                The Fundación ONCE International Contemporary Art Biennale is an inclusive art exhibition recognizing artists with disabilities and presenting them in an accessible way. The Biennale, which attracted 185,000 visitors in 2016, shows different forms of artistic expressions and offers art related side activities.
                ONCE Foundation, Spain

              • Meaningful employment through support

                The decree defines, for the first time, supported employment and provides for ways of accessing it. By developing an individualised workplace adaptation plan with the help of specialised job coaches, the programme provides guidance, advice and support, specific training, monitoring and evaluation of the worker’s process of integration.
                Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality of Spain, Meaningful employment through support, Spain

              • FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE INSTITUTE OF THE ELDERLY AND SOCIAL SERVICES AND FUNDACION ONCE

                The Spanish Ministry and the private Fundación ONCE have joined forces to promote universal accessibility. A framework agreement lays out the respective financial contributions. Both partners are allowed to collaborate with other public and non-profit entities, and to apply for funding and technical support.
                Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality of Spain, Public-private partnership for accessibility, Spain

              • A man using the accessibility tools whilst reading a document online.

                Minimum standards of websites and mobile applications by the public sector in all 28 EU-countries

                The Directive (EU) 2016/2102 requires public sector bodies of all 28 EU member states to make public-sector websites and mobile applications accessible by 2021. Accessibility must be covered for all user groups and and must meet four principles: Perceivability, operability, understandability, robustness.
                European Parliament (Parent Organization), European Union – Directive on the accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies, Belgium

              • La Casa Accesible Bathroom

                Incorporating Universal Design into Home Building

                Fundación ONCE has developed a prototype for an intelligent, barrier-free and sustainable house to demonstrate how a variety of needs of disabled people can be met and how Universal Design can be integrated into building. Between 2016 and 2017, more than 70,000 people visited the house on its journey across Spain.
                ONCE Foundation, La Casa Accessible, Spain

              • Common European Guidelines on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care copyright: European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care

                Diverting EU funds towards community-based care

                The European Expert Group was established to support the EU in promoting care reforms. It includes a wide range of stakeholders, providing training, guidance, and tools to political representatives and governments to inform them about the need of community-based care and the risks of institutional care for persons with disabilities.
                Lumos Foundation, United Kingdom

              • 240_Talking ATM_Barclays Bank_Foto Rosemary

                Audio-enabled ATMs (cash machines) offer independent use of banking services for blind and partially sighted persons. The success of Barclays’ Talking ATMs has led to the development of other accessible services, aspiring to make banking accessible to all.

                Talking ATMs not only provide ease-of-use for visually impaired users, but also for people with dyslexia or people who are illiterate. The success of Talking ATMs has led Barclays to develop other accessible services, amongst other things high visibility debit cards and sign language interpretation via webcam.
                Barclays Bank, Banking made accessible – talking ATMs, United Kingdom

              • Employment in the open labour market for persons with Down syndrome

                The Down Syndrome Association is a charity organization dedicated to change the public perception of persons with Down syndrome and to create an equal opportunity atmosphere. From 2014 to 2016, the Job Coaching Supported Employment programme provided employment opportunities for 30 persons with Down syndrome.
                Down Syndrome Association, Job Coaching Supported Employment programme, Turkey

              • Adventure Museum_PRA_Photo1

                New museum experiences for persons with learning difficulties

                The "Sound carrier scarf" is a hardware device that rests on the shoulders of the visitor like a scarf. It enables to consume information, and at the same time allows interaction with the public. The device features a barrier-free design and intuitive functions that represent a significant improvement over a regular audio guide.
                PIKSL - Living in the community gGmbH, Germany

              • A person with hearing impairments using the Pedius application to ask for help from the road assistance.

                Mobile application allowing deaf people to make phone calls without an interpreter

                Users type or speak their message into their device and Pedius sends it to the contact they choose, using either the user’s own voice or an automated voice through speech synthesis. In real-time, users read the written translation of the recipient’s answer through Pedius’s voice recognition software on the display of their device.
                Pedius, Italy