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Czy człowiek niepełnosprawny ma szansę być pełnoprawnym turystą?

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Tourism is an important part of life for all people, including those with disabilities.In the case of the latter, in addition to typical features such as – leisure, cognitive,educational, etc., tourism is also part of rehabilitation (physical rehabilitation, psychologicaland social), contributes to the openness to other people, facilitates acceptanceof disability, make disabled people believe in their own value, and often break out ofisolation - the same contributes to finding his place among “healthy” people. People withdisabilities, taking a tourist activity, much more often than people without the restrictions,encounter in a variety of barriers. Some of these barriers are common to people with variousdisabilities, others are linked to the type of disability. Most studies about disabledpeople tourism focuses on the discussion of barriers of tourist activity in this group. Thisarticle treats this issue in a different way - is an attempt to show that tourism is not onlya privilege for people without disabilities. The author presents ways to increase touristactivity of people with disabilities and shows ways for making the tourism area of activitymore accessible for them.
  • Uniwersytet Jagielloński
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