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Easy language as a key to the exhibition experience
Salzburg Museum is translating their introductory and accompanying texts to exhibitions into easy language and thus also seeks to make a statement regarding the instituation’s fully inclusive nature. The service is not only intended for a minority group but is part of the museum experience for the general public.
Salzburg Museum, Austria
Jobs for the most marginalised people with disabilities
The project focuses on three main areas: Targeted skills development, interventions and responds to the specific needs and interests of the participants and home-based enterprises for those with severe mobility challenges. From 324 participants in 2014 to 2016, 254 have found employment, 49% were female.
Sightsavers, Project “Connecting the Dots”, United Kingdom
ANTI-DISCRIMINATION AND ACCESSIBLITY ACT & EQUALITY AND ANTI-DISCRIMINATION OMBUD AND TRIBUNAL
Norway’s Anti-Discrimination and Accessibility Act of 2008 is the country’s first nationwide non-discrimination act. It introduced legal safeguards against discrimination of people with disabilities in all sectors of society. The focus is on buildings, transport and ICT. The law also includes an obligation to use universal design.
Norwegian Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion, Universal design in non-discrimination law, Norway
Broad Integration in the labour market
Local and national campaigns like "Sprawni w Pracy", which means "Able at Work", have drawn Polish society’s attention to the situation of people with disabilities and their low level of employment. Friends of Integration also assists people in finding employment by operating five Integration Centres.
Friends of Integration Association, Broad Integration in the labour market, Poland
A voluntary certificate for organizations willing to commit to CSR and disability
CSR-D is the first certificate on disability endorsed by people with disabilities themselves. The certificate is structured in 7 categories with 19 indicators. Employment of people with disabilities is a central element. 2012 to 2016 nine external auditors with disabilities were licensed and 134 companies were certified.
Bequal Foundation, Bequal Certificate on Corporate Social Responsibility and Disability (CSR-D), Spain
Inclusive design agency promoting access to arts and culture
By combining digital and multisensory elements, Tactile Studio, a design agency from France, designs accessible experiences for museums and other cultural institutions aimed at people with visual impairments, combining digital and multisensory elements.
Tactile Studio France, Inclusive & multi-sensory pathways, France
This research project provides a comprehensive list of barriers in public transport systems and convenient solutions for vision and hearing impaired passengers. Authorities and public transport companies can use the results to improve their services.
This research project provided an initial comprehensive list of barriers together with convenient solutions that should be considered for a barrier-free public transport system. The database provides approx. 300 best & worst practices (with photographs) as a toolkit to design barrier-free transport systems.
WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business, Database for barrier-free public transport systems, Austria
Advisory board supporting the London Transport Authority in accessibility matters
The Independent Disability Advisory Group advises Transport for London, the main provider of public transport in Londong, in identifying and addressing issues and barriers to accessing public transport. In 2020, the 10 members of the group acted as consultants on 53 projects, like reconstruction of train stations.
Transport for London Authority, Independent Disability Advisory Group, United Kingdom
IT-platform for planning and booking accessible travel
Globe4all.net is a barrier-free information and booking platform for tourists with special needs in Russia as well as for representatives of the tourism industry who lack the knowledge to adapt to tourists with disabilities. in addition, Globe4all also trains people with disabilities to become tourist guides.
Globe Media, LLC, Globe4all, Russia
The EBU job website tells visually impaired people, employers and policy makers across Europe about the huge range of jobs undertaken by visually impaired people. It is part of a range of work carried out by EBU to examine, promote, and facilitate the employment of blind and partially sighted people.
EBU - European Blind Union, An employment resource for the visually impaired, France