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Photo: Lydia Zoubek at the beach; Copyright: lydiaswelt.com

"My children don’t have to compensate for my disability"

01/12/2017

Lydia Zoubek is 49 years old, of Arab descent and the mother of two children. While both she and her husband are blind, her children are able to see. To increase the awareness of the everyday lives of blind parents, she writes about this issue on her blog.
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Photo: A family (mother, father and two kids) at the breakfast table; Copyright: Andi Weiland | Gesellschaftsbilder.de

Inclusive family life

01/12/2017

Whether patchwork, single parent or rainbow - there are many family forms. With all these things in common, there are also certain challenges, depending on the circumstances. This also applies if either the parents or the children have a disability. You can find out how everyday life with a family member with disabilities can look like and how, e.g., siblings feel, in the Topic of the Month.
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Photo: A mother hugs her child; Copyright: panthermedia.net/leszekglasner

Living a self-determined life as part of a family

01/12/2017

Cleaning up your room, homework, bedtime – sooner or later most families have the same discussions. Families with a parent or a child with a disability are technically no exception. However, they sometimes also have to overcome many other challenges. But what type of support is available to enhance their daily lives?
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Photo: A family (mother, father and two kids) at the breakfast table; Copyright: Andi Weiland | Gesellschaftsbilder.de

December 2017: Inclusive family life

02/11/2017

Whether patchwork, single parent or rainbow - there are many family forms. With all these things in common, there are also certain challenges, depending on the circumstances. This also applies if either the parents or the children have a disability. You can find out how everyday life with a family member with disabilities can look like and how, e.g., siblings feel, in the Topic of the Month.
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Photo: Two brothers talking in a kitchen; Copyright: panthermedia.net/TarasMalyarevich

Of young and older siblings with or without a disability

02/11/2017

They vie for the affection and approval of their parents, they argue with each other and yet no other relationship is as close and able to endure as much as the bond between siblings. Regardless of whether it is a connection like the Klitschko or Gallagher brothers have, sibling relationships run deep and in the case of Liam and Noel can also withstand repeated disagreements.
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Assistance: "A dog does not judge and takes people as they are"

01/07/2015

Dogs are man’s best friend. VITA assistance dogs are even more than that: they are partners for (canine) life. Whether it’s emptying the washing machine or helping with social contacts – they assist wherever they can. And they do so unconditionally.
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