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You like anime and you like sports? Then you’d enjoy this: the Paralympic anime!

In support of the upcoming Paralympics in Tokyo, the Japanese broadcaster NHK World has created a series of anime showcasing the charm of Paralympic Games! The series is co-produced by various Japanese artists including the renowned manga artists Yōichi Takahashi, best known for Captain Tsubasa: his manga series...

The Swiss society of paraplegia (SSoP) has published a recommendation for people with paraplegia regarding vaccination against COVID-19. First things first: From the point of view of the SSoP, vaccination against COVID-19 is generally highly recommended.

Based on the current level of knowledge, people with a spinal cord injury do not have a generally increased risk of severe cases of...

As the science of artificial intelligence continues to advance, robots have increasingly becoming part of our lives. Nowadays it is rather common to use robots as caregivers or pets for the elderly and people with disabilities.

While robots have continuously shown their potential to improve people’s quality of life, many people question whether they will take over our jobs one day and leave...

In two days, the Cybathlon 2020 takes place. Due to the pandemic, it was postponed several times from its original date in May. And all of us can join, too!

Instead of holding the competitions in the Swiss Arena in Kloten like last time, due to the circumstances there will be a virtual format this time: the teams from all over the world will complete and film the competitions "at home" under...

At the Community, we love to hear your stories! Recently, we learnt from the wife of a patient from the Swiss Paraplegic Centre about their exciting project: a YouTube channel called "Rolling Ever After with Nick & Anthi".

Nick and Anthi from Greece started the YouTube channel in May this year to document their journey as an interabled couple. Usually every Friday, they share a new video...

The Neflix documentary "Rising Phoenix" tells the extraordinary story of the Paralympic Games. From the rubble of World War II, they developed into what is now the third biggest sporting event on the planet. Still today, the Paralympics continue to have a positive influence on how people around the world think about disability, diversity and human potential. Watch the trailer:

"A picture is worth a thousand words."

How about blank pages? Recently, a blank book has been released to express the absurdity people with disabilities are experiencing every day, as there is still much ignorance about disability in UK.

The book "What non-disabled people know about disabled people", written by Sandip Sodha, a Londoner with cerebral palsy, went on market since mid-June...

People with high-level tetraplegia, paraplegics of higher age and those with pre-existing health conditions are more susceptible to a severe development of COVID-19. For this reason, the European Spinal Cord Injury Federation (ESCIF) has launched a European-wide project "ESCIF Help Alliance". Their goal is to offer surgical masks to high-risk patients with SCI in 28 European countries.

If you...

Over three months since the COVID-19 declared pandemic, many countries are still debating whether to make wearing face masks compulsory to help prevent the spread of the disease.

Noam Gershony, an Israeli wheelchair tennis player and Paralympics medalist, has recently published a video to advocate face mask wearing. On his Twitter, he shared the following video, which shows people with...

Disability innovation is more than just a good idea. We’ve heard enough stories how disability innovations can go wrong with unrealistic expectations and insufficient market research. This needs to be changed and a world-class university in U.K. is on the mission.

In September 2020, University College London will launch the first cohort of MSc Disability, Design and Innovation program. During...