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Seeing without Being Able to See: “All visually impaired people need individually adapted auxiliary means”
Those who cannot see well after an accident or due to older age need different auxiliary means to lead a broadly normal life. What exactly is needed depends on the individual vision and must be adapted to the personal needs.Seeing without Being Able to See: “All visually impaired people need individually adapted auxiliary means” - Read more
Many people were critical when the alternative service in Germany was put out one year ago and, instead, volunteers should take over the same tasks. However, the Federal Volunteer Service functions better than expected.One Year of Federal Volunteer Service: „No new contracts this year" - Read more
Far countries, foreign cultures – this are the challenges Andreas Pröve faces up to over and over again with enthusiasm. His wheelchair does not hinder his thirst for adventure, on the contrary: Just because many people do not think he is capable of doing it, he ventures the apparently impossible.Globetrotter in a Wheelchair: "Men with Kalashnikovs Have Arrested Me" - Read more
School is out, working life begins: an exciting time in which everything changes. Also for people who articulate with the help of Alternative Communication (AC). The auxiliary means have to function exactly so that the transition functions easily.Alternative Communication: "When Starting Working Life Communication Is Especially Important" - Read more
Senior citizens in need of care become more and more often victims of violent encroachments. Potential culprits are informal caregivers or the nursing staff. What affected people should do and how such situations can be avoided – the experts of a Germany-wide emergency call advice centre in Bonn know it.Violence in Care: "It Starts with a Mean Word and Ends with Murdering“ - Read more
No matter whether it is basketball or musicals – the son of Ulrike Putze gets enthusiastic about big events of every kind. So she tries to allow him visiting such events over and over again. Nothing unusual? Maybe at least a little bit: Tim is bound to a wheelchair on account of a multiple disability.Mother of a Multiple Handicapped Son: "One Should Not Hide at Home" - Read more
Music connects – young and old, tall and small, disabled or not disabled. How well the latter functions is demonstrated by the integrative rock band “Lampenfieber“ (“Stage-Fright”) from Lüdenscheid. Ralf Franke is a co-founder of the band. REHACARE.de talked to him about his own stage-fright, provocative lyrics and music as a means of integration.An Integrative Rock Band: „Music as a Key to Worlds That Aren’t So Different At All“ - Read more