As part of a Memorandum of Understanding signed by the the European Disability Forum (EDF) and the Airports Council International (ACI) EUROPE last year, the EDF run the Accessible Airports Award. This is a yearly award that aims to honour the best airport in Europe in terms of its level of accessibility as well as the range and the quality of the assistance services that it offers.
From ramps to orientation systems for blind people to making an appointment online – accessibility is diverse, also in the medical field. Get to know in our current Topic of the Month June "Accessible medical practices" which requirements practices should meet in the best case, what kind of experiences people with different disabilities have made and how the situation is like in Vienna, Austria.
No matter if blind or with a walking impairment – climbing is a sport which is appropriate for people with different kind of disabilities. That’s why the members of the inclusive climbing team from Cologne, Germany, climb the steep walls together on a regular basis. Petra Schneider is one of them. REHACARE.com accompanied her at the climbing wall.