Disabilities around the World
Clichés, facts and figures about people with special needs. In this category find out about disabilities around the world.
What is the difference between intellectual disability, mental disability and psychiatric disability? How many blind people and low-vision people are in your country? Go beyond clichés about deaf and heard-of-hearing people.
Get to know more about disabled people. You will be surprised!
On elevators, medicine boxes, descriptions in museums or door signs…, you’ve probably noticed those small raised dots. Braille, the writing and reading tactile system with raised dots used by visually impaired people, exists since 1829.
Thanks to apps and features, people with physical disabilities can gain more autonomy and independence. Today technology rimes with accessibility for all.
Technological breakthroughs can do miracles. For the 466 million people worldwide having disabling hearing loss (WHO), smartphones have become an essential tool to facilitate social interaction due to speech perception.
Ensuring urban mobility for all is a major challenge. The sidewalks that we walk every day without difficulty can be a source of anxiety and factor of social withdrawal for the most fragile people.
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