ÖZIV ACCESS offers comprehensive consultancy services and tailor-made solutions to companies that employ persons with disabilities.

Solution
One-stop-shop for Austrian employers
Organization
OEZIV - Austrian Civil Invalid Association
Country of Implementation
Austria
Region
Europe
Subregion
Western Europe
First published
31.01.2014

ÖZIV ACCESS offers consultancy and solutions in the field of accessibility. Consultants advise in the fields of built environment, design, communications and social accessibility. Tailor-made training is also offered in order to increase sensitivity and advise a specific group of individuals, e.g. employees, in dealing with persons with disabilities.

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Tailor-made training is offered in order to increase sensitivity in dealing with persons with disabilities.

Solution details

People

“According to the UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities our aim is to achieve an inclusive society without barriers.” Doris BECKER-MACHREICH

ÖZIV ACCESS offers consultancy services and solutions in the field of accessibility which are sensitive to the needs of persons with disabilities and their families. Specially trained consultants advise in the fields of built environment, design, communications and social accessibility. Tailor-made training is also offered in order to increase sensitivity and advise a specific group of individuals, e.g. employees, in dealing with persons with disabilities. ÖZIV ACCESS has worked with various Austrian companies and organisations, among others: Austrian Post AG, the Federal Ministry of Finance, ORF, Nespresso, Merkur/Rewe, baumax, ÖBB/MUNGOS and AUA.

Problems Targeted

Despite the Disability Discrimination Act, persons with disabilities in Austria still cannot participate equally in all areas of life (school, housing, culture, work etc.). The lack of accessibility and awareness in various areas prevents their full inclusion.

Solution, Innovation and Impact

Empowerment, consultancy, training

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76_ÖZIV access_ÖZIV_FotoTailor-made training is offered in order to increase sensitivity in dealing with persons with disabilities.

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Country of Implementation

Austria

Region of Implementation

Europe