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Disabled for a day

What is it like to be handicapped? It is of course a big change for non-disabled people, but just how big is the difference? As an investigation we, four guys from Fridagymnasiet in Vänersborg, decided to try it out. We… Continue Reading →

Disability in our municipality

“My disability exists not because I use a wheelchair, but because the broader environment isn’t accessible.” The person who said this is called Stella Young and she was, among other things, a disability activist. This quote describes the problem in… Continue Reading →

A society for everyone

When planning a trip into town I don’t think about if I can get around in stores and on the streets. But this is actually something that many people have to do because of their disabilities. There is a law… Continue Reading →

An accessible society for everyone?

A functional impairment can have consequences on an individual’s life. Most of the time when one hear disability one think about the visible disabilities, the physical disabilities. However, there are multiple disabilities not noticeable for the naked eye. Neuropsychiatric is… Continue Reading →

A SUITABLE SOCIETY FOR ALL ITS RESIDENTS

The term ‘disability’ means that an individual has one or more impaired abilities that impair the physical, neuropsychological or intellectual functions. This ability may be impaired in different degrees and therefore affect the lives of individuals very differently. A disability… Continue Reading →

Wheelchair-bounds in Vänersborg

We have made an investigation regarding the situation for wheelchair-bounds in the small town Vänersborg, Sweden. Life for disabled persons can be hard, especially in towns with old not so well-adapted buildings, like this one. Our investigation gave a mixed… Continue Reading →

One for All – All for One

Have you ever thought about how you can just go to school without being judged for who you are and where you come from? How lucky you are that you are you and not anyone else? You may take this… Continue Reading →

Age discrimination at job interviews

According to the law, age is defined as his or her physically achieved lifetime. Age discrimination is a major problem in today’s society. Roughly 8 percent of the swedish population have sometime been discriminated because of their age at a… Continue Reading →

Age discrimination at job interviews

It’s unfortunately too often that people who’s looking for a job gets discriminated because of their age in today’s society. At discrimination mediator there is a law saying that it’s illegal to discriminate someone because of the person’s age. 8… Continue Reading →

Today’s discrimination takes lives

Discrimination is something that not only affects young people, it is something that strikes very hard on older people. We know that this is something that exists in our society, but something that we have far too little knowledge about…. Continue Reading →

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