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              • Erwin volunteering in a school.

                An inclusive international volunteer programme

                WeltWegWeiser is a service centre for people with disabilities who are interested in volunteering abroad. The organisation does not offer its own assignments, but advises interested people on suitable volunteer jobs based on their skills, interests and disabilities. Financial support is available for assignments.
                Jugend eine Welt, WeltWegWeiser, Austria

              • ACE members question political candidates to the Scottish Parliamentary Elections at accessible hustings.

                Empowering Individuals in their Right to Vote

                ENABLE Scotland and the UK Electoral Commission have jointly developed easy-read guides to support people with learning disabilities to vote, plus voting factsheets for family members and support workers. In addition, workshops and events are organised where people with learning disabilities meet their local politicians.
                ENABLE Scotland, #ENABLEtheVote, United Kingdom

              • Participants gather at the SPECTRUM CIL “Hate Crime” seminar held in October 2014 for ULOs and other organizations that are concerned about hate crimes in the United Kingdom. © SPECTRUM CIL

                User-led organization teaching and inspiring others

                The SPECTRUM Centre for Independent Living is an established use-led organization (ULO) run by persons with disabilities. It peer-supports the development of new ULOs through the sharing of experiences and information, offering a platform for lessons learned, and providing advice and mentoring.
                Spectrum - Centre for Independent Living, United Kingdom

              • A person accompanying an individual on the wheelchair to a festival.

                Buddy service for jointly attending cultural events

                The organization originally developed from an online music magazine (New Metal Media), which provided information about accessible cultural events. Its European-wide buddy service is free of charge and allows persons with disabilities to enjoy events accompanied by a like-minded companion.
                Inklusion Muss Laut Sein UG, Germany

              • An accessible mail pickup station is shown in this photograph. Two women are picking up parcels, one walking and one standing in front of a touch screen, while a service employee awaits them on the left.

                Accessible mail pick-up-stations for people with visual impairments

                Österreichische Post, Austria’s leading logistics and postal service provider, introduced an accessible pick-up service for blind customers in 2019 for items that cannot be delivered to their homes. In 2020 the service was extended to all 479 pick-up stations in the country.
                Austrian Post AG, Accessible pick-up-stations, Austria

              • Developing work and employment opportunities

                The "Socially Minded and Responsible Trading" (SMaRT) business model enables First Step Trust (FST) to develop work and employment opportunities for people with mental health conditions and other disabilities. In 2012 FST had three garages and two restaurants creating independent, sustainable income streams.
                First Step Trust, Developing work and employment opportunities, United Kingdom

              • Livelihoods resource centres

                As "one-stop-shops" Livelihoods Resource Centres (LRCs) provide training, career guidance and links between employees and employers. LRCs are delivered through local partner organisations and are unique in providing the full range of support that disabled people need when looking for jobs or becoming self-employed.
                Leonard Cheshire Disability, Livelihoods resource centres, United Kingdom

              • Young women and men sit or stand in a semi-circle. They are in a classroom environment. In the centre is a young man in a wheelchair holding a laptop.

                Job-matching based on coaching for students with disabilities and company-partnering

                The participating talents receive coaching and make contact with interested companies. Companies gain know-how in the field of inclusion and employment of people with disabilities. Since the start of the programme in 2016, 130 students and 45 companies have completed the self-financed programmes.
                myAbility Social Enterprise GmbH, myAbility Talent® Programme, Austria

              • The right to an inclusive apprenticeship

                On the basis of a pilot apprenticeship model introduced by a parent association, the Austrian Vocational Training Act of 1969 was amended. In order to make the vocational training system more accessible to many young people and to enhance their labour market integration, prolonged or partial qualification was introduced.
                Austrian Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection, The right to an inclusive apprenticeship, Austria

              • Employing people on the autism spectrum and hiring them out as consultants

                Passwerk recruits people from the autism spectrum as consultants, places them in a suitable job, and offers them long-term job coaching. Passwerk consultants are specialized in IT services. In 2020 the company employed more than 120 consultants, and it has worked with more than 200 clients since 2008.
                Passwerk, Passwerk, Belgium