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The social value of disability

The social value of disability

To know the law is not so useful, if you don’t know anything about the people for whom that law was made. Beyond diversities, what really matters is our being human, our dignity as a person: and this belongs to each and every one of us. It is at this dignity that we must look,…

By salvatore cimmino 12 May 2018 0


Introduction: There are approximately one billion persons with disabilities in the world, amounting to 15 percent of the global population. Evidence suggests that persons with disabilities are disproportionately represented among the world’s poor. Children with disabilities are less likely to attend school, which in turn decreases their chances of developing skills for future employment opportunities.…

By salvatore cimmino 16 June 2014 0

Nuotathon, your strokes for others!

The disabilities today, rather than in the past, are no longer a limit and do not preclude any more the possibility of wishing. Technology nowadays applied to prosthetic devices can offer people opportunities with no boundaries. Such technology can support sporting activities as well , even though only at an amateur level, where disabilities challenge…

By salvatore cimmino 20 December 2012 0