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April 2015: Traveling

Summer vacation, city quick trip or weekend getaway – people who like to travel do not want to face problems and obstacles either during planning or on site. But this exactly what often happens to people with disabilities. What European tourism still has to learn regarding accessibility and what he already has to offer, you will get to know in our Topic of the Month April: Traveling.April 2015: Traveling - Read more

"Many people underestimate the economic impact of accessible tourism in Europe"

There is a market for accessible travelling in Europe. Yet it only grows very slowly. But actually there is a huge demand, like a study has recently proved. So what do people with access needs really require? And what does the travel industry have to offer – already today and in future?"Many people underestimate the economic impact of accessible tourism in Europe" - Read more

Self-determined traveling with disabilities?!

What do people with disabilities experience when they plan their vacation? How well do they cope when they are traveling? And what exactly do they want? Questions upon questions. REHACARE.de asked around.Self-determined traveling with disabilities?! - Read more

Thomas Mitterhuber - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Thomas Mitterhuber; linked to He really likes language and communication: Thomas Mitterhuber does not only work passionately as a journalist, he also loves sign language. How he as a deaf person thinks about a controversial rap by a German TV show host and what he asks himself regarding the future of sign language, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Thomas Mitterhuber - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Traveling with disabilities: Vacation without limits

You need to be mobile if you want to travel. A fact that also applies to persons with disabilities. Yet the choices for accessible travel are slim. Oftentimes things also don’t work out because of inadequate service and poorly trained staff. That’s why the Weitsprung travel agency in Marburg, Germany, made it their mission to make travel dreams come true for everyone.Traveling with disabilities: Vacation without limits - Read more

"Speech-to-text interpreters assist in equal access communication"

Photo: Birgit Nofftz using a mask for speech recognition There is an alternative for hearing impaired or deaf persons, who are not able to or don’t want to communicate with the help of sign language: so-called speech-to-text interpreters reproduce spoken words into a text format onto paper, computer monitors or screens. REHACARE.de inquired with the German Association of Speech-to-Text Interpreters and gained some insight into this profession."Speech-to-text interpreters assist in equal access communication" - Read more

We asked ...

Celebrity, expert or those affected - in this section they all get to weigh in. And they have many interesting things to say. REHACARE.de talks to each of them about current events in politics, recreation and lifestyle.We asked ... - Read more

How we roll...!

What makes other people actually happy in life? If you ever wondered, you have come to the right place. REHACARE.de talks with a variety of people about happiness, desires and life itself. How we roll...! - Read more

Kay Macquarrie - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Kay Macquarrie; linked to Accessibility is very important for Kay Macquarrie – on the ground, in the water and especially in the air. That is why his initiative "access to toilets" is campaigning for public toilets to be usable for everybody. Furthermore he tells us on REHACARE.de, what his grandmother has to do with winning the lottery and why a fire in the basement was actually helpful.Kay Macquarrie - That's How He Rolls - Read more

New video "Special Proposal" for World Down Syndrome Day

Photo: Two people with Down Syndrome kissing [19/03/2015] Down Syndrome Australia is proud to announce the release of a new video produced for World Down Syndrome Day 2015.New video "Special Proposal" for World Down Syndrome Day - Read more

 
 

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