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Two years ago, our Community member Silvia shared with us (in German) her and her husband’s travel experience with a wheelchair through Venice. She described that the city is more accessible than one would expect. She even found city maps with the wheelchair-accessible routes which she shared in her post.

On the other hand, there are still many parts of the city that are not accessible or...

Are you interested in the topics of research, movement and technology in the field of paraplegia? Then come to the 47th face-to-face meeting with the Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH)! The Community will also participate with a booth – we look forward to your visit! 😊

  • When? 30 September 2021, 5:15 p.m.
  • Where? Hotel Sempachersee, Kantonsstrasse 46, 6207 Nottwil

The event will be...

Today, on August 19 at midnight, the WeThe15 campaign is launched. It aspires to be the biggest ever human rights movement to represent and transform the lives of the world’s 1.2 billion persons with disabilities.

The campaign was initiated by the International Paralympic Committee and is supported by the biggest coalition ever of over 20 international organizations including the World Health...

The Tokyo Summer Paralympics is around the corner, and it will have the best and most complete TV coverage in the Paralympics history.

According to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), a total number of 21 disciplines from 19 sports will be broadcasted live from the Tokyo Paralympics. That's nine disciplines and seven sports more than the Rio 2016 Paralympics. Canoe, equestrian,...

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Venice builds ramps to become more wheelchair-accessible

Two years ago, our Community member Silvia shared with us (in German) her and her husband’s travel experience with a wheelchair through Venice. She described that the city is more accessible than one would expect. She even found city maps with the wheelchair-accessible routes which she shared in...

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