Ableism disables us as human beings

4 October 2018

A new word to add to the book of good manners, in order to understand it, but not repeat it. And pass it on, in order to vanquish the virus of ableism.

Accessible tourism: a single roof is required for everyone

23 July 2018

Accessible tourism deserves a home where you can ring the bell and be welcomed. A digital or physical place where you can find all the information to travel freely, and without surprises.

Obtaining a special B driving licence. My experience

3 July 2018

I decided to take my driving test because I want to decide where to go and my 4 wheelchair wheels are no longer enough. I will travel across Italy, choosing where to go and enjoying the journey, even on my own.

Architectural barriers versus mental barriers: a fight without winners

1 June 2018

When something is missing a gap is created, an obstacle and the desire to overcome it, whether it is a physical barrier like a step or a mental barrier like discrimination.

5 things to avoid when communicating with a disabled person

24 April 2018

How many times do we realise we cannot manage and become breathless at what life throws at us, viewing this as something negative? We should look up and stop thinking about ourselves for a minute.

Travelling in a wheelchair: what you need to know to avoid surprises

1 March 2018

Sitting in a wheelchair is in itself a journey, day after day. Travelling on four wheels becomes a constant in life. Just don’t let it become a restraint or a limitation and plan your travels with a few extra precautions.

The search for autonomy for an independent life

3 February 2018

The search for autonomy for an independent life is like the search for happiness: it is often the little steps or little achievements which make you claim a victory.

Je suis Pepitosa

2 February 2018

At the start the column of Valentina Tomirotti, author of Pepitosa Blog

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