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People with disabilities have easier integration into society

Can disability and work be compatible? During the final conference of the project “Be Able” it was proved that such question can not exist. Even though the unemployment of disabled people is a very actual problem in Latvia and Lithuania


Keeping the Wheels on Lithuania’s Taxi Service for the Disabled


“My friend and work colleague lost her hands and legs [both were amputated after an infection that started when she injured her leg]. After this accident … she has reconciled with her disability very well and was able to work


Lithuania – ANED Country report on Accessibility II

The Academic Network of European Disability experts (ANED) was established by the European Commission in 2008 to provide scientific support and advice for its disability policy Unit. In particular, the activities of the Network will support the future development of


Green routes without obstacles

europos kaiminystės ir partnerystės priemonė

To increase availability of nature tourism for disabiled people in bordering regions by adapting of infrastructure and educating touris service providers. Action is aimed at solving the folloving cross-border problems – a lack of nature tourism  infrastructure for people with


Theater festival-contest “Begasas”

begasas 2013

May 30-31 days were people with disabilities third theater festival-contest “Begasas”. This year the event is on the disabled theater cultivators of Arthur Šablauskas (1963-2012), and Lavena social care home residents theater troupe leader Gintaras Kutkauskui (1959-2013). The festival aims


Puckoriai outcrop

pučkorių atodanga

In the city of Vilnius near the road Vilnius–Naujoji Vilnia at Puckoriai locality the outcrop in Lithuania (approximately 63 m of height and 260 m long) of Quaternary (Pleistocene) rocks opens in the valley of Vilnia River, the left tributary


Best adapted for disabled European city in 2013 recognized Berlin


For the sole responsibility of the European Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding, the year 2013 is best suited for disabled European city awards were presented Berlin. The award is given for a comprehensive, strategic approach to the city of Berlin design


Ensuring access to higher education for students with disabilities


State Studies Foundation for the project “Studies ensuring access for students with special needs,” attracts more and more Lithuanian high school students. 2012 autumn semester vouchers (520 per month) was for 701 Lithuanian high school student who has special needs.