Training to understand disability
In recent years, in all social spheres, disability has been receiving increasing attention. However, this does not guarantee inclusion. In many areas, people with disabilities are still unable to participate normally, because their needs are not taken into account. Making visible and normalizing their presence, their achievements and also their needs are necessary and essential steps for a truly inclusive society in which the diversity they represent is assumed.
All sessions were subtitled and interpreted live in Spanish sign language language . With the partnership of association Eunate.
February 20, 2023
Fernando Riaño, former student of the School of Law, vice-president of the World Blind Union and director of Corporate Social Responsibility of Ilunion.
Giving visibility to the successful professional and entrepreneurial initiatives of people with disabilities challenges prejudices about this group in the business world. We will talk about it with Fernando Riaño, while we review his life staff and professional life.
February 27, 2023
Gloria González Aseguinolaza, Director of Innovation and Transfer of Cima University of Navarra, and José María Casado, founder and advisor of GERNA (group of Rare Diseases of Navarra).
As a minority group , people with rare diseases are often forgotten. For the guests, it is vital that the needs and peculiarities of this group are taken into account in the medical and pharmaceutical research so that they can have a better quality of life.
March 6, 2023
Arturo Lecumberri and Maria Vasilj, from the Guidance and Wellbeing Unit of the University of Navarra, and Ainhoa Arburua and Joseba Verdugo, teachers of Acompañame, a program of training of mutual support agents in mental health.
Making the reality of mental health visible in society is a necessary step to address it without taboos or prejudices. This conversation will focus on prevention, as proposed by the Guidance and Wellness Unit of the University, and also on innovative approaches, such as the financial aid mutual mental health program Acompáñame.
March 13, 2023
Eunate Arraiza, Athletic Femenino midfielder; Oier Altuna, captain of Osasuna Genuine; Beatriz Zudaire, player of the Spanish wheelchair basketball team - Tokyo 2020; and Izaskun Osés, adapted athlete and bronze medalist at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Sportsmanship does not distinguish between people with and without disabilities. Paralympic athletes can be as competitive and determined as anyone else. The many successes of these athletes from high performing reveal their talent and aptitude.