Case Study
Barrierefreie Gestaltung für einen Lehrer


The employer is a school or district government. Disabilities and functional limitations of the employee: The man has a severe spasticity. Spasticity leads to a severe walking difficulties, so that it can travel up to about 100 m in length only with the help of crutches level roads. Stair climbing is very difficult for him and should also be avoided because of the increased risk of falling. The degree of handicap (degree of disability) is 80 The severely handicapped carries the frontlets G.

Training and job:

The man is a teacher for the subjects German, history and politics at a secondary school.

Work environment (actual status):

The school building is three storeys executed. For organisational reasons, it is impossible that the teacher taught only in the continuously accessible ground floor, as it must also visit classrooms and the staff room. So, for example, to be used for teaching the computer room is on the 1st Floor and the video or movie room and the staff room on the 2nd Upstairs.

Work environment (desired status):

By installing a vertical or passenger lift in the central area of ​​the existing main staircase, the school building at all levels for the teacher independently and without barriers is reached.

Assistive devices used:

Crutches Elevators

Keywords and Further Information

Funding :

The disability-friendly design was funded 30% by the integration office. In REHADAT you will also find the addresses and telephone numbers of the offices for integration.

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Last Update: 28 Jul 2008