The barriers of everyday life

By Sarah RaparoliLex Kleren Switch to German for original article

Getting from A to B does not create any major problems for most of us. For blind and visually impaired people or those in wheelchairs, however, walking out the door is always a challenge. The Lëtzebuerger Journal asked about the situation and became aware of the problems in daily life.

Genetic defect, illness, heredity, infection, violence, serious accident, age-related. The causes for various forms of disabilities are diverse and everyone hopes that they will never be affected themselves. However, living with a disability does not mean that you become a second-class person – but the everyday life of people with a disability paints a different picture. "Look at the station area; twice through the Savannah and then like Rambo through it, otherwise you won't get there." Luciano Fratini is a very positive person, but he does not hide his frustration about the lack of accessibility and the countless hurdles in Luxembourg's public space.

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