Carole, 34 and single, lives in an apartment in the centre of Paris, near Bastille.
Maria is 50 years old, and lives with her family in Madrid. She has macular degeneration, a disease that mainly affects central vision by causing “blind spots” directly ahead.
Alexander lives in Dresden, the capital of Saxony, in Germany.
Susan has a sensory hearing impairment and wears hearing aids in both ears which amplify sounds, and particularly those with higher frequencies.
Lars, aged 19, was born deaf and learnt sign language as a child.
Tom has just left college and is looking for work. He uses a wheelchair and an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) with speech output
Mary is 53 years of age and has rheumatoid arthritis since childhood.
Anna is a lively 17 year old Londoner. She attends a sixth form college where she is studying history, art history and English.