Barcelona: Accessible para Turistas y no para Ciudadanos? (Spanish)

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Cuando Lorena pasea por una clase, pregunta a los alumnos cuál de sus dos piernas creen que es una prótesis. Los chicos y chicas se la juegan con mayor o menor atrevimiento, con la timidez que impone un tema desconocido y una muchacha que habla sin rodeos. Hecha la porra, Lorena dobla el pantalón y se obra el silencio: tiene las dos piernas amputadas y nadie se había dado cuenta. Ese es el mensaje adosado a la actividad que la Asociación de Amputados Sant Jordi lleva cuatro años organizando en las escuelas de Barcelona, esto es, la necesidad de que la sociedad se dé cuenta de que una persona con discapacidad debe y quiere pasar desapercibida, entre otras muchas cosas, porque puede llevar una vida igual de intensa que cualquier otro individuo.

zoomAlumnos de la escuela Verge de la Salut (Sant Feliu de Llobregat), durante la actividad sobre discapacidad.

Alumnos de la escuela Verge de la Salut (Sant Feliu de Llobregat), durante la actividad sobre discapacidad. LORENA RAINDO PORTILLO 

Con solo un 7% de esas escuelas adaptadas, es fácil que los niños no conozcan la realidad de este colectivo; no tanto por ausencia de voluntad como por falta de observación o de empatía. 

Mas:

http://www.elperiodico.es/es/noticias/barcelona/20100618/estudio-revela-deficiencias-graves-accesibilidad-escolar/333411.shtml

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There is a very useful service at http://www.accesschool.eu/ where the accessibility of educational establishments can be registered and published in an online database. It was made in 2009 by a European project partnership, led by ANLH Belgium.
Perhaps a Catalan organisation would like to use the database and start registering the schools in Barcelona?

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