Have you ever heard of Melanie Segard? Well if you suffer from Downs Syndrome, this young French girl has just made history by presenting the weather programme on French TV.
The European Disability Forum led a protest outside the European Parliament in Brussels on Monday, aimed at persuading MEPs to strengthen the European Accessibility…
An article by François Marien. Follow François at @EU_UNdisability On this International Day of Persons with Disabilities I want to remind you all
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Mobile phone cameras are connecting their blind users with helpers ready to "be their eyes" in a phone app that can transform partially-sighted users' daily lives.
Autistic British artist Stephen Wiltshire who is known for his ability to create entire cityscapes from memory is tackling one of his biggest challenges yet – Mexico…
Children with disabilities are being kept out of the classroom due to a lack of funds to adequately support their needs, according to research conducted by rights…
Charities have hit out at the precarious state of the 2016 Paralympic Games, which is likely to take place under the shadow of a huge funding crisis
The head of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) said a decision to suspend Russian athletes from next month’s Paralympics was “a grave human rights abuse.
Ibrahim Hamato was 10 years old when he lost his arms in a train accident, despite that he has become a champion table tennis player and helped change the perception of disabled people in…
This musician shares far more than music. The guitarist from San Diego has a singular talent, playing like no other, it’s fair to say. Fun and
Disabled Bolivians face riot police using tear gas in La Paz after marching 144 miles (232 km) to demand a rise in state benefits.
The Aero 2016 show in the German city of Friedrichshafen on the shores of Lake Constance was a success according to organisers. Some 30,000 visitors
The government is trying to tackle the problem but human rights campaigners say implementation is patchy
Hundreds of people with disabilities have protested outside the EU institutions in Brussels. The protest was organised by the European Network on
Austria’s leading Pole vaulter Kira Grunberg has been left paraplegic following a training accident. The 21-year-old – who is trained by her father –
Blind and visually-impaired people have long had to overcome challenges in education, as they do in many aspects of life. The World Health
Mind control is the stuff of pure science fiction, but today reading data from your brain has never been more accurate, and that opens the way to
A small sensor, headphones and a mobile phone – the elements of a prototype kit that is giving hope of relief for sufferers of Parkinson’s disease
And if so, how and to what extend? A telecommunications engineer from Catalonia Polytechnic University in Barcelona explains the way algorithms
Madrid's Museo del Prado has done away with the 'please do not touch' rule in a special new exhibition, focussed specifically on visually impaired visitors.
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She’s been dubbed the world's first amputee pop artist: at the age of 20, Viktoria Modesta asked doctors to remove her lower left leg, which had been
To mark the UN’s International Day of Disabled Persons, euronews visited one Belgian company that helps people with disabilities find new work. Two
The New York Deaf Theatre company is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a production of ‘The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’. Performed
Egyptian Ibrahim al-Husseiny Hamato lost both his arms in a train accident aged 10, but, helped by his motto ‘nothing is impossible’, he has managed
A special sporting extravaganza for wounded soldiers has got underway in London. The first Invictus Games, organised by Prince Harry, will see