This page features the news on disability from Spain in the Debrief Library. See also news from other countries.


Accessibility and Design

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Meet the designers with learning disabilities: “La Casa de Carlota is a successful design agency in Barcelona. Their striking visual style comes from their designers, who have learning disabilities, autism and schizophrenia.” (Oct, BBC)


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Civil Society and Community

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Views Of Life Interview with Cristina Barreto Cristina Barreto - Organización Nacional de Ciegos Españoles (ONCE). (Mar, EBU)

Greens call Spain prohibit ableist show of persons with dwarfism (Jan, Katrin Langensiepen, MdEP)

Culture, Entertainment and Media

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Exploring world monuments through Spain’s Museum for the Blind. Short video. (Dec, Haben Girma)

Data and Research

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Economics and Social Protection

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Social Protection

The reality of persons with disabilities and non-contributive pensions “they say you can work, but in practice it's not like that.” (In Spanish, Jan, 20 Minutos)

Employment, Business and Work

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CERMI Mujeres awards the best photographs about the difficulties of women with disabilities to access justice. (In Spanish., Nov, CERMI Mujeres)

Court confirms 14 years in prison for a former political leader for abuse of two persons with disability. (Mar, Eldiaro.)