Education without borders

Sounds crazy  but it is true! Baker University in BaldwinCity, Kansas, is offering a summer biology field research program designed for a diverse mix of able-bodied students and students with ambulatory disabilities. Eight students will spend a month in the trees, studying water bears and learning that being in a wheelchair doesn’t have to be an impediment to doing biological field research.
 

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Blind ad

One of the criteria how well a particular civil society is functioning, or how strong it is, is the acceptance and integration of people with disabilities within the society. Norway always was a good example.

This Norwegian Association of the Blind commercial is spot on!

When commercials about disability issues are fun, done with sense of humour, and joy to watch, the integration  of disabled people in such society is a done deal.