|Projektstart Accessible Maps|
Im 2019 begonnenen Accessible Maps Projekt entwickeln das SZS und die TU Dresden neue Ansätze zur Verbesserung der Mobilität von Menschen mit Beeinträchtigung. Zugängliche Gebäudekarten werden erstellt, die Informationen zur Barrierefreiheit bereit stellen.
|CANCELLED: Orientation Unit 2020|
Please remind: The SZS-Orientation unit for visually-impaired pupils will take place from 18 to 20 May 2020. Information
The KIT research podcast reports on the work of the SZS in it's 21st episode. Listen to the podcast in German on the KIT.audio website.
|Mein Profil - Employment application course 2020|
The SZS offers an Employment application cource for people with visual impairments "mein Profil - ein ganz anderes Bewerbungstraining".
|Podcasts focusing on Mobility and Visual Impairment|
The podcasts offer different views on mobility in daily life and curtent research.
|Inclusive tactile map for the Karlsruhe Zoo|
The SZS developed a tactile map for the Zoo Karlsruhe together with the Rotary Club Karlsruhe who initiated and sponsored the project. The Baden Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired took part in the tests.
|Inclusion running 2018|
The Karlsruhe inclusion running as part of the Baden-Marathon started with participation of the SZS. Reports
|Learning takes place|
An exhibition about Learning Takes Place will be presented at the ZKM from 9.11.-2.12.. The exhibition aims at giving ideas on how learning and learning spaces should be designed. The SZS shows various exhibits of how students with visual impairments study at KIT.
|SZS enrolled in map of inclusion|
The SZS gets involved with inclusion. Take a view at the the map of map of inclusion presented on the website of the Federal Government Commissioner for Matters relating to Disabled Persons.
|"Blind zu den Sternen - Mein Weg als Astronom"|
The author of this book, Gerhard Jaworek, SZS-employee, describes the discovery of his hobby astronomy and how he experiences it in an inclusive way, beeing a blind person. Congratulations! The book is now available. Blurb (German only)
|SZS at ICCHP July 2018|
The SZS is presenting six papers about accessibility at the International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP) in Linz. Program
|30 years SZS|
Mid October the SZS celebrated the 30-years birthday. The program presented former and present development and also future visions of the SZS. Report (in German only)
|Campus-Guidance-system for the blind|
The first step is done.....Paulcke-Platz and crossing the road (Engesserstrasse) towards AKK is now much safer than before due to the installation of a guidance system for the blind on the ground.
|German Thesis Award 2016|
Dr. Elisabeth Wilhelm received the German Thesis Award 2016 for her thesis about "Development of a Microfluidic Braille Display" in Berlin on 8th November. During her thesis, she worked closely together with the SZS. Congratulations on the award! Information
|Donation Video Magnifier|
The SZS recieved a donation from Cognex a company from Karlsruhe to buy a modern desktop video magnifier. On behalve of the students, the SZS certainly appreciates Cognex's generous donation.
|Mein Profil - Employment application course 2018|
The SZS offers an Employment application cource for people with visual impairments "mein Profil - ein ganz anderes Bewerbungstraining" an.
|Students Press about studying with disabilities at KIT|
Student Review "Schärfer Bitte!" stress on topic of studying without barriers at KIT. Read articles (PDF barrierefree - German only)
|Inauguration Accessibility Lab|