PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN THE ARTISTIC FIELD

Mariola Żuk
2020 Wiadomosci lekarskie (Warsaw, Poland : 1960)  
According to statistic reports the number of disabled people in the world is still increasing. Nowadays it's estimated that one for six citizens in European Union is disabled. New laws are established to improve the social attitude towards the sick and the disabled. The perception of people with disabilities is widely dominated by their limitations that often take priority. Completely different social attitudes concern artists. They are admired. The aim of the paper is to discuss the extent to
more » ... cuss the extent to which the disabled people can contribute to the culture and to reflect on the importance of art for the rehabilitation process as well as for the social integration of artists with disabilities. The conclusion that it implies is, that the art for ages well serves the integration and rehabilitation cause.
doi:10.36740/wlek202009106 fatcat:eg2upxcxqba25oym3dihzcugxy