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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
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
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
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
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
Textbooks in electronic, audio and video formats for mainstream primary schools
In 2013, UNICEF launched a project across Montenegro to produce DAISY-Textbooks and make them available in mainstream primary schools. DAISY-Textbooks have visual and audio options enabling children with disabilities to follow more easily and to study alongside their peers. In 2019, 70 schools were already involved.
UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund, DAISY Textbooks, Montenegro
Multilingual training platform for parents and guardians
ELPIDA is a free, multilingual online course and was launched by a consortium of European organizations. Parents and guardians of people with intellectual disabilities learn the skills needed to better support their children.
Parents International, ELPIDA (E‐Learning Platform for Intellectual Disability Awareness), Greece
Interactive website designed to help persons with disabilities and the elderly identify mobile devices that fit their needs and preferences, and enhance their access to ICT and participation in society.
Amóvil aims to help persons with special needs identify mobile devices that are compatible with available assistive technologies and that suit their preferences and needs. It is an interactive website that also offers information on mobile applications that comply with Universal Accessibility and Design for All requirements.
ONCE Foundation, Finding compatible and accessible mobile devices, Spain