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Mitch St. Pierre - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Mitch St. Pierre; linked to [22/10/2014] Colombia or Cambodia? Mitch St. Pierre feels at home in both countries. But he also loves to travel across the whole world and to experience some adventures on his way. Whether the film-maker would also dare a trip through outer space, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Mitch St. Pierre - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Kathrin Wolke - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Kathrin Wolke; linked to [15/10/2014] Deaf Kat Night is her artist’s name: Kathrin Wolke is deaf and raps in sign language. In the audience also hearing people understand what her music is about, because another rapper translates her lyrics into spoken language during her performances. Joint experience is Kathrin Wolke’s definition of inclusion. To what extent music belongs to her life, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Kathrin Wolke - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Sven Günzel - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Sven Günzel; linked to [08/10/2014] Whether self-determination, assisted dying or patient autonomy – ethic questions are near and dear to him at the moment. Maybe that’s also why Sven Günzel can imagine more or less uncommon professions. In what way complete silence and his attitude towards property are connected with a missed chance in Japan 30 years ago and where the real barriers are located, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Sven Günzel - That's How He Rolls - Read more

New software for smart glasses provides captions for hard-of-hearing users

Photo: A hard-of-hearing person wears smart glasses [06/10/2014] A team of Georgia Institute of Technology researchers has created speech-to-text software for smart glasses that helps hard-of-hearing users with everyday conversations. A hard-of-hearing person wears smar eyewear like Google Glass while a second person speaks directly into a smartphone. The speech is converted to text, sent to Glass and displayed on its heads-up display.New software for smart glasses provides captions for hard-of-hearing users - Read more

Andreas Costrau - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Andreas Costrau; linked to [01/10/2014] His mother tongue is noiseless, but not lifeless: Andreas Costrau lives, loves and teaches German Sign Language. He also enjoys showing hearing people how to communicate with the help of hands and facial expressions. On REHACARE.de he tells us what else moves him in life.Andreas Costrau - That's How He Rolls - Read more

"People are not disabled, but are made disabled by social structures"

[26/09/2014] One year, 17 countries and five continents. Dennis Klein, a German high school teacher, who has been interested in the subject of inclusion since his early youth, has returned from his trip around the world. At REHACARE 2014, he now presents a documentary in which he gives people with disabilities from different countries a voice."People are not disabled, but are made disabled by social structures" - Read more

How music outsmarts the brain

[26/09/2014] Whether it’s a stroke or Neglect syndrome - Music therapy offers musical concepts that transcend words. Silke Kammer of the franchise network "Music on Wheels – Outpatient Music Therapy" is a board-certified music therapist and certified in the field of neurologic music therapy (NMT). In the interview with REHACARE.de, she talks about the potential of music therapy in neurological rehabilitation. How music outsmarts the brain - Read more

"Buzzwords like 'disability' or 'reduced performance' are no longer relevant in daily work"

[24/09/2014] Social enterprises provide jobs for people with disabilities, who have a hard time competing in the regular labor market. The inclusive landscaping service ecoverde showcases its work in the Focal Park "People with disabilities at work" at REHACARE 2014 in Hall 3. In the interview with REHACARE Dirk Binnewies talks about the potential of inclusion in the free economy. "Buzzwords like 'disability' or 'reduced performance' are no longer relevant in daily work" - Read more