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Disability issues

30 Jun 2022

Climate change hits indigenous persons with disabilities harder

A minority within the minority. This makes indigenous persons with disabilities especially vulnerable when it comes to climate change. That [...]

Disability issues

8 Jun 2022

“We need to listen to indigenous disabled persons”

Persons with disabilities within indigenous communities are especially vulnerable in cases of crisis or climate change. "We need to listen [...]

Disability issues

25 May 2022

Nordiska tolkregler utgör gränshinder för teckenspråkiga

Niels Kristensen är dansk i själ och hjärta och bär stolt sitt danska pass. Men eftersom han bor i Norge nekas han teckentolk när han s [...]

Disability issues

16 May 2022

New network to share experiences on disability and welfare services

Support systems for persons with disabilities can be organised in many ways and the responsibilities may rest on different levels of governm [...]


6 Apr 2022

Technology paired with human rights leads to the future

”Send an email or order a preset list of groceries with just the click of a button or custom make physical aids with a 3D-printer.” A b [...]

Disability issues

28 Mar 2022

Rullstollsbrukare diskrimineras när de söker jobb

"En person som sitter i rullstol tvingas söka dubbelt så många jobb för att bli kallad på intervju", säger Elisabeth Ugreninov, forska [...]

Disability issues

21 Feb 2022

”Don’t tell me that I don’t remember”

”How many of us can talk about our health and pain in another language with more words than just a short ’okey’?” That rethorical qu [...]

Disability issues

3 Dec 2021

Personlig budget förutsätter att behov av stöd beaktas individuellt

En kartläggning som Nordens välfärdscenter gjort tillsammans med Institutet för hälsa och välfärd (THL) i Finland visar att tillämpn [...]

Disability issues

15 Nov 2021

Rundtur på världens mest tillgängliga kontor

Fotpedal i hissarna, sju olika sorters toaletter och små knoppar på ledstången. Det är några av detaljerna som gör Handicaporganisatio [...]

Disability issues

5 Aug 2021

Så påverkade pandemin funktionshindersarbetet

Personer med funktionsnedsättning påverkades mer än övrig befolkning av pandemin. Det gjorde att Rådet för nordiskt samarbete om funkt [...]

Disability issues

9 Jun 2021

Nordic side event on independent living at the UN meeting on disability rights

Next week the conference of state parties to the UN Convention on Rights for Persons with Disabilities, CRPD, will take place virtually at U [...]


27 May 2021

Outdoor activities can be used to develop tactile language

"To develop language we need to find things that we want to talk about, like sharing a genuinly interesting activity outdoors", says Joe Gib [...]

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