A probe has been launched amid allegations that abuse of vulnerable people in Romanian institutions is at ‘crisis levels’.
Mentally ill people are
The focus of this edition of U-Talk is mobility and access issues for disabled people in the EU. Sophie in Paris asks: “France recently announced the
Virgile is one of around 60 children in France who took part in a test trial to treat autism in 2012.
They were administered a diuretic drug to
Eighty retired New York police officers and firefighters were charged on Tuesday in a suspected disability scam in which authorities said dozens of
Getting around or going on holiday are rights that most of us take for granted. But if you have a disability, the barriers are all too evident. Today
Nineteen-year-old Marius Ciustea suffers from paraplegia after a recent skiing accident. He is now paralysed from the waist down.
In recent times
These days many educational projects are adapting their methods for sick children. If a child has to live in a sterile environment for example, how
At La Molina, in the Spanish Pyrenees, they have had the very first European skiing competition specifically for disabled youngsters under
Since the 2012 Paralympics gained the highest international viewer ratings ever recorded, sport and disability has become a hot topic. Hopefully
While youth unemployment rates in Greece and Spain hover around 60 percent, the figure in Austria, Germany and the Netherlands is below ten percent
Reading when you cannot see or hitting the dance floor when you cannot walk are tough challenges. But with the right teaching, just about anything is
“We have developed so called brain-computer interfaces which allow the user to control different devices and programmes without hands, by means of
Kees-Jan van der Klooster’s motto is “live fast”.
And he does, in spite of a snowboarding accident that left him paralysed in 2001.
Euronews reporter Monica Pinna spoke to paralympic skier Kees-Jan van der Klooster, whose “unlimited abilities“ are breaking ground in the world of
New technologies are blurring the boundaries between the real and the virtual world. The brain can control a machine, and even perceive it as its own
More than a thousand education decision-makers will attend the WISE World Innovation Summit for Education in Doha between the 13th-15h November. The
Building better minds is part of the aim of education and cognitive science can help.
In this edition of Learning World we visit a specialist
“I am Andrej from Latvia, can disabled people get free public transport across the European Union and what kind of papers do they need to present to
On this edition of U talk Peter from London was wondering about the rights of disabled passengers who are taking flights in Europe, he
Culture Without Obstacles
The EU funds a number of projects for disabled people. Here are some of them.
Catch links and integrates the world of artistic
Breathing new life into the old, regenerating scrap, teaching people to look at new ways of using waste.
Removing barriers and challenging
This week on Learning World we look at projects in Ireland, Qatar and Malta helping people with special needs integrate fully into their societies