WHY?

We launched a campaign entitled ‘WHY?’ on Facebook and on our website.

People are helpful and they are curious. They are happy to support us, as long as they know how they can help and understand why certain things need to be in a particular way.

information can be provided easily and in several forms in today’s world.
In our new campaign we will explain some basic facts concerning the lives of people living with disabilities, because these fact are very often not obvious to the general public.


Topics will include: Why are disabled parking spaces wider than normal ones? Why and what are guide bars for blind and why do we need them? Why is a hotel room barrier free?


If you would like to help us with ideas to include in the campaign we would love to hear from you. 
Comment here or e-mail us at pfpecs@gmail.com

 

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Jul 19

Saturday July 6th, 2019

WHY campaign 7th: WHY you need to talk to a hearing impaired frontwise?

By Pataki Veronika /

Hearing damage means no way intellectual disability, don't treat so deaf people. Communicate with them is not easy, but with little attention can be solved even as with able bodied people.  Continue reading

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Jun 19

Tuesday June 11th, 2019

WHY campaign 6th: WHY don’t you talk instead?

By Pataki Veronika /

Don’t take the chance of disabled people to communicate, to share their opinions and to make responsible decisions! We can make huge differences towards equal opportunity with small things, such as address our message to the disabled person instead of their helpers. Continue reading

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Jun 19

Saturday June 1st, 2019

WHY campaing 5th: WHY do disabled people use straws?

By Pataki Veronika /

It might be strange that we support straws when every respectable restaurant is withdrawing those environment damaging tubes. Even though they are necessary for most disabled people so because of being barrier-free some cafés will have to keep some in their inventory – in an environment friendly form. Continue reading

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Jun 19

Saturday June 1st, 2019

WHY campaign 4: Why do people in wheelchairs go on the roads instead of the pavement?!

By Pataki Veronika /

Able bodied people walk on them easily. They only get bothered by a wall-mounted car or by the pavement being torn up. The sidewalk for people in wheelchairs though is a real obstacle course! Continue reading

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Jun 19

Saturday June 1st, 2019

WHY campaign 3: WHY are the barrier-free hotel rooms different?

By Pataki Veronika /

Because in wheelchair sitting we need a bit different accommodations. Maybe this all sounds like a lot but it's the only way we can travel. A barrier-free accommodation usually can be created with good intentions without a problem. Continue reading

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Jun 19

Saturday June 1st, 2019

WHY campaign 2: WHY are there blind guide lanes?

By Pataki Veronika /

Another piece of our WHY? campaign: Have you ever seen “something” during your city walks, in public institutions or somewhere else, that stands out on the floor and has a different colour? So this is the blind guide lane, that makes access easier for blind people. Continue reading

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Jun 19

Saturday June 1st, 2019

WHY campaign 1: WHY is a disabled parking spot so wide?

By Pataki Veronika /

Disability vehicles are often larger by design, as wheelchairs have to fit in them. The size of the front passenger door and how wide it can be opened is a crucial aspect, To get into the front passenger seat you need someone to help this requires lots of space, and when arriving in a van, a ramp needs to be attached either to the side or the back of the car for the disabled person to get out. Continue reading

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