It’s only human nature. Just as someone who has eaten well cannot understand someone who is hungry, there are few people who can fully understand the needs of people with various handicaps.
For years these people weren’t talked about and were also hardly seen. They were hiding behind the windows of their homes. They were worried about being misunderstood and society wasn’t sure how to face them. The uncertainty of this relationship has only recently started changing. It’s still not ideal as prejudice has deep roots and it’s hard to overcome, in this sense we have a long road ahead. Nevertheless, it’s good that we have started together on this journey. Among us in Prague we have quite a large number of handicapped people.
They are not only people in wheelchairs, blind, deaf or others with physical disability. Others are people with mental illnesses. Despite this they all want to live and can live a full life, just like the rest of us. It makes for a better life if we know how to help them. Our portal on this website gives space various organizations and charities whose goal is to help handicapped people. The website's aim is to inform handicapped people of the options that others have prepared for them.
There is space for articles by handicapped people and we especially welcome these if this provides a way for them to confide their problems and the ways they are dealing with them on their own without the help of others.
Celkový počet: more than 18
18. 3. 2013
VozejkMap: All-in-one Database of Barrier-free Places in the Czech Republic
The project VozejkMap enables better orientation in unfamiliar places. The advantage is that the users themselves can insert data which is then verified by the administrator.
9. 10. 2012
Štěrboholy Invites You to Barrier-free Fashion Show
In Europark retail centre Saturday 20th October is a day for wheelchair users and celebrities who support them. Why don’t you come along too?
11. 8. 2011
Scooters for Handicapped Visitors to Prague
A hire service for electric scooters, with the status of a vehicle for a disabled person, has been established by the travel agency Accessible Prague in cooperation with Hotel Yasmin.
10. 6. 2011
Coffee that is Drunk in Darkness.
VIDEO: Singer Aneta Langerová and actor Ivan Trojan opened Café Potmě where you will get served by blind people.
20. 5. 2011
Café and Exhibition in the World of Blind People
The truly remarkable café POTMĚ, where the waiters and waitresses are blind and work in absolute darkness, is returning to Prague after a year. The café will open on 6th June at Ovocný trh by Ivan Trojan and by benefactor Aneta Langerová who is not only singing in the café but will be serving as well.
15. 3. 2011
Imagine that you find yourself in total darkness. Can an hour of blindness open your eyes? This is what you can try out from 1st April in the New Town Hall, Prague 2 at the exceptional ‘invisible’ exhibition.
21. 10. 2010
The Best Barman Is from SIMPatická Kavárna
At the second year of the national competition for training cafés organised by the association “Pojďte dál” there has been an unbelievable duel for the highest positions. Clients training in SIMPatická kavárna (SIMP café) have competed here with large number of other contestants, but and in the end they both have taken home first prices. The best non-alcoholic cocktail was prepared by Mikuláš Tučný and Karel Pajma has created the best picture on a coffee.
12. 8. 2010
Summer Weekend for Duha
DUHA – an organization for the integration of mentally handicapped people invites everyone into the lovely setting of the Botanic Gardens in Prague - Troja. This one-off event named THE SUMMER WEEKEND FOR DUHA will take place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th 2010.
19. 4. 2010
NON-HANDICAP 2010: exhibition for disabled people
The NON-HANDICAP exhibition focuses on disabled people. Its objective is to help them overcome their handicaps. Every year, the exhibition becomes a meeting point for manufacturers, importers and vendors of aids for disabled people, for organizations that need them and for those who pay for them and approve them. This year, the exhibition takes place from 20th to 22nd April.
19. 4. 2010
Botanical Garden in Troja Has a Trail for the Blind
The wooden posts that line the route in the southern area of Prague Botanical Garden are fitted with information boards about the plants. On the reverse side there are metal plates with Braille inscriptions giving the same information. Visually handicapped people don’t mind that the information plates are on the reverse side, in fact it means they can read the information with ease.
Celkový počet: more than 18
- 1. August 2011
- 31. January 2010
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