Run-Time: 1 x 30 min.
Directed by Christa Hofmann, Julieta Rudich
Languages: German (ORIGINAL) , English (DUBBED)
An Accessible Life
Leben ohne Barrieren
The number of people with disabilities is increasing. According to the World Health Organization one in seven people worldwide are disabled - and are still facing barriers. Independent living, access to education and the professional world, existence-securing pensions, disability-friendly infrastructures are still not self-evident. This film presents four countries in detail that set an example in terms of accessible design. The USA was the first country where disability legislation has been defined in law. Sweden and Spain are well-known for their support for people with disabilities. In Sweden they offer a personal assistant on their side to handle the everyday life whereas in Spain the 40-years old Pablo Pineda was the first European with down syndrome that graduated at an