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Booming mobile health app market needs more consumer confidence

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Graphic: Smartphone measures cardiac frequency [04/08/2014] Smart phones and mobile devices are on the cusp of revolutionizing health care, armed with mobile health ("mHealth") apps capable of providing everything from cardiac measurements to sonograms.Booming mobile health app market needs more consumer confidence - Read more

App helps people with autism communicate

[01/08/2014] Sometimes people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a hard time expressing how they feel and putting their emotions into words. This can be a problem, especially if they find themselves in difficult situations such as an illness for example. One mother of an autistic boy no longer wanted to be helpless in this kind of situation and became an app developer virtually overnight.App helps people with autism communicate - Read more

Modern and mobile: Everyday helpers 2.0

[01/08/2014] Whether we want to know about the weather or health – today’s technology enables us to quickly get the desired information while we are on the go. The mobile helpers are called apps and depending on what we are looking for, provide us with different data. People with disabilities are also increasingly benefitting from these apps.Modern and mobile: Everyday helpers 2.0 - Read more

Smartphones as a health tool for older adults

Photo: Elderly man with a smartphone [01/08/2014] A team of researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech (UPC) and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is creating a smartphone app that will help older adults to understand their state of health and develop healthier habits.Smartphones as a health tool for older adults - Read more

Inclusion worldwide: Documentary film about people with disability

Photo: Little girl with one leg and crutches [30/07/2014] 16 countries, 16 projects, 20 life stories of people who live with a disability. Dennis Klein traveled around the world on the trail of the UN convention. He focused a critical view on inclusion and human rights in the whole world. During the REHACARE 2014 Dennis Klein will present his documentary film "Despite everything being Man" in which he gives a voice to people with disability. Inclusion worldwide: Documentary film about people with disability - Read more

Lukas Seidel - That's How He Rolls

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Photo: Lukas Seidel; linked to [30/07/2014] Understanding inclusion – this is the aim of Lukas Seidel’s activities. Consulting and coaching are his passions. Also he often had hard times. Lukas Seidel had to fight about two years only to be allowed to do his driver’s license. Why he is laughing at people who crash into a wall and why he enjoys thunderstorms and loves nibbling, he tells us on REHACARE.de. Lukas Seidel - That's How He Rolls - Read more

App to help elderly people get around on public transport

Photo: Demonstration of the app [25/07/2014] Getting around in a town or city is a necessity in order to carry out everyday tasks. However, knowing which is the most convenient bus to get to the centre or when you have to change buses is not always a straightforward task. This is now much easier for elderly people because the Tecnalia research centre has produced an app that offers the best alternative by providing clear information.App to help elderly people get around on public transport - Read more

Constantin Grosch - That's How He Rolls

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Photo: Constantin Grosch; linked to [23/07/2014] Disabled people should have the same rights in handling their income and their asset. Constantin Grosch does not just share this opinion, he also supports it actively. He is committed in this idea politically and professionally. Constantin Grosch wants to fly high! On REHACARE.de he talks about developing a small aircraft which also can be flown by people with and without disabilities. Constantin Grosch - That's How He Rolls - Read more