ESOK-hanke 2006-2011

Articles, interviews and other material in English

Housing enabler welcomes in dialogue on accessibility

Professor, occupational therapist Susanne Iwarsson: "Housing Enabler is above all intended for use in occupational therapy but useful for planning and discussion in the building process too". Susanne Iwarsson interview.

The educational paths of young disabled and deaf persons

ESOK-project together with Student research foundation (OTUS) published a research concerning the factors affecting the studies and employment of young disabled and deaf persons. The research "Joutuu vähän taiseleen" is in Finnish but the abstract is available also in English. Abstract of the research.

Striving for open society for all

Natascha Vogel and Daniela Plivelic from Inclusive education training program in Protestant University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany: "Inclusion means that the society is open and available for everyone the same way, and everyone can live and work together in one community. Special support should be provided so that no one is excluded if they can’t move their leg or can’t see for example". Natascha Vogel and Daniela Plivelic interview.

Arranging interpretation for your event

How to arrange interpretation for your event? Why should there be interpretation?
Interpretation makes the event accessible – it is needed when people don't speak the same language or a hearing impairment makes communication difficult. Interpreting creates linguistic equality because all parties can express themselves in their first language. Arranging interpretation for your event.

Seminars in English

Seminar On Human Rights and Persons with Disabilities in Higher Education

2 December 2009 at 11.00 - 16.3, PharmaCity, Lecture Hall 1, Itäinen Pitkäkatu 4, Turku

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Accessibility is for everyone

The third national accessibility seminar organized by ESOK project will be held in Helsinki on 6.-7. May 2009. The number of participants at the moment 112.

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