Category Ability

Caroline Casey - Blindness Disability TED talk

TED talk – Caroline Casey: Looking past limits

On her 17th birthday, Caroline Casey made a discovery that would change her life. This is Caroline’s talk for TED, released in 2011. With equal measures of humour and passion, she talks about disability, labels, high-speed racing, elephants, dreams and how to reach them. The disability organisation Caroline founded and which she mentions in the […]

Guinness basketball CSR

Guinness’ wheelchair basketball advert

Here’s a disability video ad produced by Guinness brewery as part of their corporate social responsibility efforts. Special thanks to Natalia who sent this in via Twitter. More corporate social responsibility campaigns can be viewed here. Follow campaigns:worth:sharing on Twitter

Unicef Landmine table soccer

Landmine alert

While most of us walk the streets keeping an eye out for chewing gum or dog excrement that irresponsible owners may have left unpicked, some people in other parts of the world are busy dodging other more deadly objects. Landmines are still a reality in around 30 countries worldwide and Unicef (website, Twitter) continues to […]

Aflodef Handicap 1

Are people with special abilities still invisible?

With the Paralympic spirit still very much alive and with the athletes’ parade in London about to start in a few hours, I thought it was appropriate to focus on an organisation which works towards improving lives for people with special abilities. Aflodef is a Brazilian organisation which does just that.  The below two adverts […]

Fashion victim

Handicap International Luxembourg has launched this campaign focusing on the beauty and femininity of a model who has been the victim of a land mine.  Her left leg has been replaced by a prosthetic leg. The poster says that bombs and land mines are still the order of the day for certain countries and that our […]

International Paralympic Committee logo

Beth’s campaign for accessibility at the Paralympics

There’s a campaign doing the rounds online at the moment that is not backed by a charity organisation but rather by a single individual and her family.  What makes this campaign one particularly worth sharing is both the courage this person displays at pushing forward her battle despite red tape and bureaucratic opposition, and the […]

Handicap International is sweeping real mines

In the below 2 posters, Handicap International provides an unusual perspective to the hugely popular computer game Minesweeper.  Operating in 60 countries worldwide, Handicap International works to improve living conditions of, and access to equal rights to people with a disability. By taking what is a widely-known game and linking the concept to the devastation […]