Disability in Germany

One of the most famous “in” designers has autism

2017.04.28

Garments designed by Michael Ryan Andolsek enchant thousands of people all over the world and are the fruit of an unquestionably special talent. The twenty-five year old native of Germany is one of very few designers ...

A wheelchair that climbs stairs completely on its own

2017.01.13

A wheelchair that has special wheels that lets it climb the stairs safely and without any human assistance. The prototype has been completed by an engineering team at the University of Munich (TUM). Wheelchairs ...

Pictograms explaining diseases to immigrants with disabilities

2016.10.17

Help foreigners or individuals with intellectual impairments get medical treatment they need even if they don’t speak German. This project, “UKAPO – Unterstützte Kommunikation in der Apotheke”, represents a new program that will deliver ...

I am deaf and listen to music thanks to my T-shirt

2016.09.27

The first T-shirt that can allow deaf people to listen to music at a  concert. “The Sound Shirt”,  is the latest creation of Cute Circuit, from London, a company that develops technological fashion. Commissioned by ...

Film on abortion and disability takes Berlin by storm

2016.02.16

24 weeks (24 Wochen) is the second feature film by German director Anne Zohra Berrached and it has shaken audiences during its screening at the Berlin Festival. It tells the story of Astrid, who ...