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Life for the Disabled in Greece a Constant Struggle

When your only method of movement is in a wheelchair, how challenged are you if you are disabled in Greece? Is Greece truly accessible for those who are mobility-impaired? Mobility impairment or being disabled refers to the inability of a...

Ancient Greeks Built Ramps for Disabled in Public Buildings

The use of ramps for people with disabilities is an ancient Greek innovation that experts have recently confirmed.

Photo of Car Blocking Disabled Greek Teen Goes Viral

A Facebook post by a father of a 17-year-old disabled Athens boy went viral when his son's wheelchair got stuck on a sidewalk in the city center due to an unlawfully parked car which blocked access to the street. The incident...

Disabled 14-Year-Old Girl Captures Greek Hearts at Marathon Race (video)

A wheelchair-bound 14-year old girl from Rethymno in Crete made her dream a reality by taking part in the authentic Marathon race on Sunday. Marianna Avgoustaki crossed the finishing line at the Panthinaikon Stadium of Athens standing up. She was raised...

Wheelchair Dancer Wins Hearts of Greek Crowd (video)

A young disabled man stole the limelight at a recent basketball match in western Greece when he took to the court to perform a thrilling dance routine from his wheelchair. Thirty-year-old Andreas Stratoudakis, who has been confined to a wheelchair...

Disability Fraud in Western Greece

Twenty percent of the residents in Aetoloacarnania, Greece, seem to have illegally received benefits from the state claiming disability for being deaf or blind. The fraud was revealed after the checks conducted by committees of KEPA. Those who did...