Bethel’s House members with severe psycho-social disabilities living in the Urakawa Town successfully participate in the community. One of their major concerns was a potential Tsunami. An easy to understand accessible evacuation manual in DAISY multimedia format for persons with intellectual disabilities was designed. Read more

For persons with disabilities, navigating an airport independently is only possible if certain services are provided and employees are trained. The Atatürk Airport Istanbul was made accessible through a holistic approach: tactile surfaces added; sanitary facilities renovated; induction loop systems implemented. Read more

Finding accessible accommodation away from home without having to check in at a hospital is not an easy task for persons with disabilities and their families. Often accommodation lacks the necessary equipment in terms of sanitary facilities and an accessible design. The Home from Home Apartment offers fully accessible accommodation with aids and appliances to persons with physical and sensory disabilities. Read more

The absence of suitable toilets means that persons with disabilities who need assistance cannot take part in many activities like shopping, going to a park or a show.  A Changing Places toilet provides equipment, space and facilities (including hoist and adult-sized changing bench) for persons with disabilities who need assistance and cannot use standard accessible toilets. Read more

The flag of Towns and Cities for All supports and encourages local governments to make public places accessible. The project  is a quality mark which acknowledges local governments’ commitment to implementing Design for All/Universal Design and accessibility in public places. Facilities, transport, buildings and services are taken into consideration with the aim of improving the quality of life for residents and visitors. Read more