Árki Vanessza : “We seriously wanted to try it” Ágnes Zalabai’s work on the development of Personal Assistance

Péterné Zalabai (1942–), Ágnes is one of the founders of the Independent Living Movement in Hungary, founder of the Hungarian Motivation Foundation (Motiváció Alapítvány), social worker, consultant in rehabilitation environment design. She devoted herself to the development of several services necessary for Independent Living, such as the Personal Assistance system. In 2019, we interviewed Ágnes.... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.hu-en.2023.2.4

Sándor Anikó, Katona Vanda : “The most important thing is not to be afraid of us”: The life story of Sándor Harmati

Sándor Harmati (1957–2020) is one of Hungary’s best-known self-advocates, a participant and speaker at numerous Hungarian and international conferences. He was committed to abolishing guardianship and building a Supported Decision Making system in order to enhance the self-determination of disabled people. In June 2019, we had the honor of being the guests of Sándor, listening... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.hu.2022.1.10

Hoffmann Mária Rita : Ableism and disability on land and in waters: A dolphin’s tale about people, paying a special tribute to a fabulous dolphin

This paper recounts Winter’s, the empowering, prosthetic-tailed Dolphin‘s life. The author aims to tell and reflect on tales and truths regarding Winter’s incredible story – by relating to the dolphin’s life from various perspectives in order to record and highlight both well-known and rarely considered aspects. She aims to initiate readers to think over contexts... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.hu.2022.1.6