Disability in Belgium

Belgian railways neglects disability access for new trains

2016.01.05

Getting on board the new trains purchased by the Belgian rail operator SNCB will be very difficult for people with disabilities. The complaint comes from the inter-federal Centre for Equal Opportunities, which says it ...

When disability reveals the fragility of the labor market

2015.12.15

In Belgium, there are about 2,000 people with disabilities who have been excluded from unemployment benefits between January and May 2015. The official figures come from the association ASPH. I also stressed that, while ...

French people with disabilities in exile in Belgium

2015.10.22

People with autism, various disabilities or those suffering from rare diseases are all among the more than 6,500 French children and adults forced to move to Belgium because of a lack of adequate facilities ...

The town treating the mentally disabled in B&Bs

2015.10.09

“Half of the inhabitants are crazy, the other half are half crazy.” This is the motto that has made Geel famous. The most 'crazy' town in Belgium has, since the 14th century, offered unique ...