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  • Acceptability of the process of obtaining a driver's license by young people with and without disabilities 

    Breault, Camille; Giroux, Liliane; Gauvreau, Audrey; Belanger, Samuel; Lamontagne, Marie-Eve; Morales, Ernesto (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2019-05-31)
    Article
    Open Access
    Context and objective. Although there are more than 600 driving schools in Quebec (Canada), only one offers fully adapted services to young people with disabilities. To ensure that these services correspond to best practices ...
  • Accessibility of tourist sites to persons with disability: the case of Cape Coast and Elmina Castles in Ghana 

    Offei, Lorreta; Acheampong, Enoch; Appiah-Brempong, Emmanuel; Okyere, Paul; Owusu, Isaac (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2017-11-30)
    Article
    Open Access
    The term accessibility is used in the context of providing equal opportunity to enter into an environment. Much is not known about the accessibility of tourist sites such as castles and forts to people with disabilities. ...
  • Accessibility of washrooms in bus terminals in Western Kenya to learners with physical disability 

    Ahonobadha, Ochieng’ Marilyn; Onyango, George Mark; Wagah, George Godwin (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2017-11-30)
    Article
    Open Access
    Learners with physical disability in the western part of Kenya frequently make use of bus terminals during in the trip to and from school. Special schools attended by learners with a physical disability are few in number ...
  • Análisis y propuesta de mejora del servicio de atención a PMR en el aeropuerto. Aplicación a BCN. 

    Opi Font, Steven (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-02-14)
    Bachelor thesis
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  • Desarrollo de un ergómetro de rodillo para la valoración biomecánica y el entrenamiento de deportistas paralímpicos en silla de ruedas 

    Brizuela, G.; Martos, J.; Sanchís, E. (Sociedad Ibérica de Biomecánica y Biomateriales, 2002-12)
    Article
    Open Access
  • Design and realization of a swivelling seat for a Paralympic racing boat 

    Collotta, Massimo; Freddi, Paola; Freddi, Paolo; Frialdi, Francesca; Solazzi, Luigi (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2017-11-30)
    Article
    Open Access
    In the past few decades, an increased interest in physical disability studies has developed. However, there is a lack of devices and innovations that allow disabled athletes to properly participate in Paralympic sports. ...
  • Design considerations for a dental health care for patients with special needs 

    Lakshmi, Krishnan; Madan Kumar, P. D; Das, Himangshu (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2018-05-31)
    Article
    Open Access
    Out of 121 million population, 2.86 crore accounts for disabled people which 1.21% of total population. It has been reported that oral health care status of disabled people are poor than normal population. The main reason ...
  • Developing a taxonomy of the built environment for disability studies. Methodological insights 

    Gamache, Stephanie; Grenier, Yan; Fougeyrollas, Patrick; Edwards, Geoffrey; Mostafavi, Mir Abolfazl (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2017-11-30)
    Article
    Open Access
    For a city to be inclusive, its physical environment needs to be identified, characterized and assessed prior to transformations and improvements. Such identification is the first step to impact on politics for citizens ...
  • Dimensiones de la adaptación de las viviendas para personas con discapacidad en México: tres estudios de caso 

    Narváez Tijerina, Adolfo; Vázquez Rodríguez, Gerardo; Fitch Osuna, Jesús Manuel (Centre de Politica de Sol i Valoracions, CPSV / Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC, 2018-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    El trabajo trata sobre la adaptación de viviendas sociales para su uso por personas discapacitadas. La falta de una legislación mexicana que informe a los grandes constructores de vivienda social del país sobre normas de ...
  • Disseny d’un dispositiu d’esquí adaptat destinat a un ús en competició 

    Cases Pérez, Eduard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Aquest projecte consisteix en el disseny d’un dispositiu d’esquí adaptat, partint de la base d’un disseny ja existent, el de la DynAccess Hydra®. S’escull aquest model després de realitzar un acurat estudi de mercat, on ...
  • Disseny d'un mecanisme per millorar l'accessibilitat als vehicles per persones amb mobilitat reduïda 

    Musté Romero, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    [CATALÀ] En aquest projecte s’ha dut a terme la recerca d’un mecanisme que millori l’accessibilitat als vehicles per a les persones amb mobilitat reduïda. Per arribar a un mecanisme final, s’ha fet un estudi de mercat per ...
  • Emergency evacuation system for all 

    Mateu Lopez, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-06-12)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Càtedra d'Accessibilitat
    A good emergency evacuation plan for buildings is a key factor for saving lives in the case of an emergency. Therefore, the purpose of the project “Emergency Evacuation System for All” is ensuring the appliance of evacuation ...
  • Evaluating the accessibility of online library guides at an academic library 

    Stitz, Tammy; Blundell, Shelley (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2018-05-31)
    Article
    Open Access
    This article describes an exploratory research study assessing the level of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance and general accessibility of online information resources at a mid-sized, 4-year, public institution ...
  • Geographic Information Systems in the context of disabilities 

    Zimmermann-Janschitz, Susanne (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2018-11-30)
    Article
    Open Access
    The importance of geographical space for persons with disabilities is elaborated in literature through numerous papers on ‘geographies of disabilities’, dealing with the social construction and impact of space. Space is ...
  • Herramienta para la gestion de recursos del servicio PMR del Aeropuerto de Barcelona 

    Chi, Xiao Wei (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-31)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    This work is about to design a program for the management of resources of the assistance service to passengers with reduced mobility (PRM) in the airport of Barcelona-El Prat. The current problem that be found of the service ...
  • Imaginarios urbanos de la discapacidad y la exclusión 

    Narváez Tijerina, Adolfo Benito; Soto Canales, Karina (Centre de Política del Sòl i Valoracions - Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-02-04)
    Article
    Open Access
    Este trabajo presenta los resultados de una investigación de campo sobre los imaginarios de la discapacidad en la ciudad de Monterrey, México. Se presentan antecedentes sobre la importancia y pertinencia de los estudios ...
  • Implementació de xarxa social per a persones amb diversitat funcional 

    Aleu Moseguí, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-28)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    La tecnologia ha estat evolucionant exponencialment des de fa uns anys. Tot hi això hi ha sectors els quals no se’ls hi ha mostrat prou d’interès. Un d’aquests sectors, és el de les aplicacions per a persones amb diversitat ...
  • Inclusión de las personas con discapacidades sensoriales y físicas en el mercado laboral : el caso de Lima-Perú 

    Velarde Talleri, Andrés (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-11-19)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The objective of this research is to propose a model of inclusion of people with disabilities (hereby known as PWD) in the labor market of Lima - Peru. Material and Methods: A baseline descriptive, cross-sectional study. ...
  • Inclusive hotel design in India : A user perspective 

    Piramanayagam, Senthilkumaran; Pritam, Partho; More, Bhakti Amit (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2019-05-31)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper examines the barriers concerning access to hotel facilities in India, which leads to the physical exclusion of tourists with some form of physical disability. This research aims to analyse the existing facilities ...
  • Interfície per l'accès a plataformes digitals per persones amb discapacitat 

    Font Pernil, Eva (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-04-22)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    According to the latest surveys made by the National Institute of Statistics (INE, 2008) the total number of disabled people in Spain is 3.8 million, representing 8.5% of the total population. Currently, one of the biggest ...