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The death of “Philousports”, endearing personality and figure of social networks
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The death of “Philousports”, endearing personality and figure of social networks

"Philousports", a personality widely followed on social networks for his comments on sports news, died on Saturday, June 19 at the age of 49. "Philippe Vignolo died at around 5.30 pm of a heart attack in his village of Pietracorbara", in Corsica, told AFP Les Agents associés, the communications agency that represented him, in an email to AFP.“We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our beloved @philousports. We wish we never had to. You were everything to him. He loved you so much », had previously indicated the agency Associated Agents in a tweet.We are very sad to announce the death of our @philousports loved so much. We wish we never had to. You were everything to him. He loved you so much.- Associate Agents (@ArteroBorriello) June 19, 2021Wave of tribut...
That Day, Season 2, Episode 3: Timothy Made Peace With His Invisible Disability
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That Day, Season 2, Episode 3: Timothy Made Peace With His Invisible Disability

When we talk about disability, we immediately visualize a wheelchair, a blind cane, a hearing aid. And yet, most disabilities are not visible. They are undetectable. The invisible handicap can for example be a mental disorder such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, dyslexia or dyspraxia, a chronic disease such as fibromyalgia, or endometriosis. In addition to their symptoms, those affected often encounter difficulties in being recognized by others as disabled. Before his accident, Timothy was a successful, young man. Brilliant, lively, beautiful, intelligent, very sociable… His life was a celebration. A simple fall on the stairs, and his life will change. Even more than one could imagine. Ce jour-là is a podcast directed and prod...
A “Disability Night” to decompartmentalize culture
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A “Disability Night” to decompartmentalize culture

The Nuit du handicap has been a major celebration every year for the past four years, the aim of which is to promote people with disabilities across France. Encourage exchanges between disabled and able-bodied people, change the way people look at disability, but also… raise awareness of culture, in particular thanks to the contribution of new technologies.→ LARGE-FORMAT. The AESH, these "invisible" which open the school to disabled childrenFor the first time this year, the Accès Culture association is participating. It works alongside more than a hundred theaters and opera houses in France to set up accessibility services to live performances for the hearing and visually impaired. Created in 1990, the association is located in the Palais Chaillot, in Paris, with which...
For Handicap International, youth employment is also an emergency
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For Handicap International, youth employment is also an emergency

According to Handicap International, 80% of people with disabilities in the world, or 800 million people, live in poverty. One of the reasons is the unemployment rate, especially for young people, which is three to four times higher than that of able-bodied people, whether in the South or the North.→ REPORT. In Nantes, disabled workers fight waste in a hypermarketIf the action of the NGO Handicap International often leads it to manage emergencies in crisis or conflict zones, its role in the education and professional integration of young adults is just as important. At the start of the year, the Handicap and Employment program has just ended in Tunisia, a pilot country and in three other African countries (Benin, Morocco, Senegal), which targeted 18-35 year olds in part...
“Inclusive school requires a profound change of culture”
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“Inclusive school requires a profound change of culture”

The cross : Is the presence of an accompanying person for disabled students (AESH) with a disabled student always necessary?Marc Blin: By putting a priori an AESH with a child, we consider that it is the diagnosis that prescribes the need for support and we no longer wonder about his particular needs, his singularity.→ LARGE FORMAT. The AESH, these "invisible" which open the school to handicapped childrenIf we could, first of all, welcome the pupil, like all the others, to identify any missing resources, then we could then seek the expertise of the families and decide, if necessary, on a timeframe. AESH whose outline and missions could be defined much more clearly in consultation with the teaching team.These accompanying persons often complain of being insufficiently train...
Handicap: 1,000 young “accessibility ambassadors” recruited into civic service
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Handicap: 1,000 young “accessibility ambassadors” recruited into civic service

A thousand young people recruited into civic service as “accessibility ambassadors” before the end of 2022, this is the objective set by the government. These young adults, recruited for six to twelve months, will have the mission of going in pairs to meet establishments open to the public (ERP) "daily": traders, artisans and small places of performance, and engage in dialogue on the handicap.The missions are concrete: to take stock of the accessibility of the premises, to inform the existing systems and to identify the accessibility of each place welcoming the public. The device, led by the Secretary of State for Disabled People, Sophie Cluzel, and the Secretary of State for Youth, Sarah El Haïri, has already been tested in 2020 in 13 communities (Vannes, Clichy-la-Gare...
Mulhouse: in Aurélie Bernard’s restaurant, disability is an asset
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Mulhouse: in Aurélie Bernard’s restaurant, disability is an asset

« I never imagined having a daily life so rich, so beautiful, that it would be so captivating. " These words are those of a restaurateur, a profession yet so abused today. More than a year and a half after the opening of “Un petit truc en plus” in Mulhouse, Aurélie Bernard, 38, is holding up thanks to the meals delivered and taken away. But if she is so happy, it is because the main thing has not changed: her team. Salima, Juline, Antoine, Tristan, Élise and Maxime, aged 20 to 50, all have Down's syndrome. " They are sparkling, full of lightness, teasing. They make you want to not ask questions. »In September 2019, when she launched this restaurant and gave up her position as head of the kitchen at the Mulhouse Rehabilitation Center (CRM) - 800 covers per day, 40 empl...
At the restaurant, she makes an asset of their handicap
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At the restaurant, she makes an asset of their handicap

Mulhouse (Haut-Rhin)From our regional correspondent« I never imagined having such a rich, beautiful daily life. " These words are those of a restaurateur, a profession yet so abused today. More than a year and a half after the opening of “Un Petit Truc en plus”, Aurélie Bernard, 38, is holding out thanks to the meals delivered and taken away. But if she is so happy, it is because the main thing has not changed: her team. Salima, Juline, Antoine, Tristan, Élise and Maxime, aged 20 to 50, all have Down's syndrome. “They are sparkling, full of lightness, teasing. They make you want to not ask questions. "In September 2019, when she launched this restaurant and gave up her position as head of the kitchen at the Mulhouse rehabilitation center, she was unfamiliar w...
Audition Solidarité is listening to the most precarious
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Audition Solidarité is listening to the most precarious

Every Friday, Audition Solidarité (1) receives dozens of used hearing aids in Yzosse (Landes), in a recycling workshop unique in France. Under the leadership of Christine Bourger, hearing aid specialist and co-president of this association, two electronics engineers repair these prostheses sent by individuals or laboratories.“When a hearing-impaired person renews them or dies, usually nothing is done. It's a gold mine lying around in the drawers. We launched the idea of ​​recovering them ", explains Carole Ercole, former piano teacher and co-founder of Audition Solidarité with Christine Bourger and Odile Petit.→ READ. One hundred masterpieces of French cinema will be available in audio description"They were taking lessons at my school and we quickly became inseparable,...