Accessibility, what is it all about? For people with disabilities, this means being able to lead a self-determined life. People who are not disabled often do not realize that some of us do not have access to everything. And that doesn't just mean an elevator that replaces the stairs. It's about much more. Accessibility is a human right and a prerequisite for inclusion and participation.
So what has to change in Germany? These guests discuss:
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Moderation: Daphne Ivana Sagner
Camera: Rashed Payam, Simon Prem, Robin Aldag, Mandy Päth
Image mix: Christoph von Gülich
Light: Simon Prem
Ton: Kai Nüske
Graphics: Markus Schwager
Graphic concept: Vladislav Estrin, Edgars Noskovs
Editors / editorial management: Isa von Heyl, Marco Klehn
Editorial assistance: Fanny Rudolphs
Editorial advice: Judyta Smykowski
Head of the stern video department: Hendrik Holdmann
Production management, direction: Christoph von Gülich
Our guest Aaron Wahl was considered unable to work in his early 20s. He was later diagnosed with Asperger's. In Hamburg, Aaron then worked with a physically based training method that was originally developed for actors, but is also intended to promote the strengths of autistic people. The training is explicitly not a recognized therapy and is therefore controversial in its use in autistic people.
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