Disability as a global challenge
1. Discussing a global challenge
Professor Stephen Hawking supports the launching of the World Report on Disability. What are your immediate thoughts after watching the video? What do you know about Hawking?
Go to the World Health Organization´s webpage and download the World Report on Disability. You can choose either the full or easy read version. Write 10 points about why disability is an international and global challenge. Then discuss in plenary what exactly are the challenges related to disability, and how can these challenges be solved?
2. Listen and summarize
Listen to the podcast on the world report on disability and write a summary
3. What´s disability to me
Higlights from the video series What´s disability to me. The full series is available here.
Access the web page of WHO to see the full series of What´s disability to me. Work in groups of five people, one for each of the persons telling their story in the series. Watch and make note of what the person says. After 15 minutes, tell the others on your group what you saw in the video.