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Kathi Kahrstedt - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Kathi Kahrstedt; linked to Kathi Kahrstedt is aiming high: With her orthesis she wants to walk 280 kilometers. This way she wants to show that you should not let yourself get knocked down by several diagnoses – and that you can achieve a lot also with a disability. On REHACARE.com she also tells us what her first actions as the German Federal Commissioner for the Disabled would be.Kathi Kahrstedt - That's How She Rolls - Read more

New exercise device design for people with paraplegia

Photo: Exercise device [20/05/2015] Five North¬eastern Uni¬ver¬sity student-researchers have retro¬fitted a rowing machine with an inge¬nious device, allowing people with para¬plegia to exer¬cise without the aid of a trainer.New exercise device design for people with paraplegia - Read more

Students preparing business concept for first integration hotel in Leipzig

Photo: Students from Leipzig, Germany [15/05/2015] In cooperation with Berufsbildungswerk Leipzig (BBW) five students from HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management are currently preparing a business concept for Philippus Leipzig in Germany. By the end of 2016, the city's first integration hotel as well as a church hall serving as a restaurant and event location within the framework of an integration business will open their gates here.Students preparing business concept for first integration hotel in Leipzig - Read more

Successfully managing fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis

Photo: Woman with fatigue [13/05/2015] Fatigue is one of the most commonly reported symptoms of multiple sclerosis and can significantly reduce an individual’s quality of life. Fatigue can have a hugely negative impact – it can limit or stop people from doing day-to-day activities and things that really matter to them. Research undertaken at Bournemouth University has been tackling the challenge of managing fatigue in people with MS.Successfully managing fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis - Read more

Verena Freund - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Verena Freund; linked to Colorful and diverse – that’s how most children think our world looks like. So how do they draw encounters between people with and without disabilities? This is something Verena Freund wants to find out with her painting competition dealing with the topic inclusion. What kind of obstacles she had to face until now and what especially her family taught her, she told us on REHACARE.com.Verena Freund - That's How She Rolls - 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

COGWATCH: Helping stroke patients to regain their independence

Photo: Man with a cup of tea using COGWATCH [08/05/2015] Strokes are the second leading cause of death worldwide; they kill more than one million people in Europe each year accounting for 14 percent of all deaths. About a third of the 8 million stroke survivors in the EU are left with some degree of physical or cognitive impairment affecting their ability to plan and carry out actions.COGWATCH: Helping stroke patients to regain their independence - Read more

Daniela Herrmann - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Daniela Herrmann; linked to No barriers, no limits – that would be perfect for Daniela Herrmann. For this way she could live her dreams just like that. But until then she gives of herself to rush of carousel rides, dreams of New York and asks herself on REHACARE.com, why inclusion takes such a long time.Daniela Herrmann - That's How She Rolls - Read more

May 2015: Working life

Entering the primary labor market often also depends on the basic willingness of the employer to hire people with disabilities. Prejudices and fears of contact make the job hunting even more difficult. What kind of focal points for example companies have to get informed about possibilities, you will get to know in our Topic of the Month May: Working life.May 2015: Working life - Read more

"Persons with severe disabilities, who start their own business, need high-quality flexible models"

One-size-fits-all solutions generally don’t work on a typical workday for persons with several disabilities. The often very diverse limitations also require a highly flexible work environment. Since most employers are not able to or don’t want to offer this type of setting, most persons with severe disabilities are often forced to become self-employed."Persons with severe disabilities, who start their own business, need high-quality flexible models" - Read more

 
 

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