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Each case uses a consistent framework that allows the reader to easily navigate them and make comparisons. Concluding Lessons Learned chapter provides a summary of the themes that emerge from the cases and gives the reader an outline of the practical dimensions involved in carrying out nonprofit innovations. Profiles an array of innovative nonprofit organizations from around the world that provides the reader with a balanced picture of the sector and show commonalities between cases that come from different countries, regions, and fields. Discussion questions at the end of each case ask the reader to reflect and analyze the innovation as well think creatively and initiate successful innovations themselves.

Dialogue in the Dark: Mainstreaming Blind People in Germany
Dialogue in the dark: Mainstreaming blind people in germany
Andreas Schröer

Evangelische Hochschule Darmstadt

The only way to learn is through encounter.

—Martin Buber

How would you react when your boss informs you that you get a blind colleague? When the journalist Andreas Heinecke was teamed up with a blind trainee at his radio station, he soon realized two things. His blind colleague had amazing skills and competencies, which Andreas didn’t expect. And second, his colleague was one of the few blind people he knew who were working in a regular, professional job. Those two issues, the social perception of blind people and their integration in the job ...

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