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August 2015: Inclusion in competitive sports

Competitive sportsmen and sportswomen aim for medals and new records. This applies to athletes with and without disabilities. But how inclusive are professional sports meanwhile effectively? Who and what is still a matter of debate and what kind of successes have already been achieved, you will get to know in the Topic of the Month August: Inclusion in competitive sports.August 2015: Inclusion in competitive sports - Read more

Animal apprentice: Assistance dog in training

Assistance dogs help people with very different disabilities in their everyday life. Therefore it is important for them to be well prepared for all their tasks in advance. REHACARE.com accompanied a soon-to-be assistance dog with the camera during his training.Animal apprentice: Assistance dog in training - Read more

'Dialing for Diabetes Control' helps urban adults lower blood sugar

Photo: Young woman using a telephone [29/07/2015] Periodic telephone counseling can be a highly effective, low-cost tool for lowering blood-sugar levels in minority, urban adults with uncontrolled diabetes. The findings are the result of a clinical trial led by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and their collaborators at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Health Department).'Dialing for Diabetes Control' helps urban adults lower blood sugar - Read more

Christiane Schweiker - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Christiane Schweiker; linked to An illness is not automatically a punishment, but a chance to discover oneself anew. This insight means a lot to Christiane Schweiker, because her own quality of life is near and dear to her. As long as possible she wants to be able to take care of herself independently and to be responsible. If and to what extend mean tripping hazards impair her doing this, she tells us on REHACARE.com.Christiane Schweiker - That's How She Rolls - Read more

"Safe mobility starts with the right choice and adaptation of the wheelchair"

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Nicole Seifert [23/07/2015] Whether it’s a wheelchair or a walker – for people with disabilities, it is crucial to control their own mobility in a competent and safe manner. Yet not everyone truly feels confident in every situation with these assistive devices. That’s why REHACARE.com spoke with Nicole Seifert about ways to foster more trust in yourself and others."Safe mobility starts with the right choice and adaptation of the wheelchair" - Read more

Annton Beate Schmidt - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Annton Beate Schmidt; linked to She does not like all those terms for certain disabilities. That’s why Annton Beate Schmidt invented a different term for herself: Cripster. What exactly that means, what kind of questions relating to policy for the disabled she cares about and what she wants to tell people concerning disabled parking spaces, she tells us on REHACARE.com.Annton Beate Schmidt - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Computer interface helps disabled patients set tone of musical performance

Photo: Paramusical ensemble [22/07/2015] Pioneering technology has been used to unite a string quartet and four people living with severe disability for a world first in musical performance. The Paramusical Ensemble saw patients from the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability (RHN) in London interacting with musicians through a Brain Computer Music Interface (BCMI).Computer interface helps disabled patients set tone of musical performance - Read more

Diabetes: Noninvasive device could end daily finger pricking

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Man using the measuring device [17/07/2015] A new laser sensor that monitors blood glucose levels without penetrating the skin could transform the lives of millions of people living with diabetes.Diabetes: Noninvasive device could end daily finger pricking - Read more

Jenny Bießmann - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Jenny Bießmann; linked to Jenny Bießmann is a very model of a globetrotter. If there are at least 25 degree Celsius, the final destination is almost perfect. According to her opinion all people with disabilities should explore the world and involve themselves actively in social life. How and thanks to whom she did this so far, she tells us on REHACARE.com.Jenny Bießmann - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Alexander Abasov - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Alexander Abasov; linked to Trust and support from your boss is important. Alexander Abasov really appreciates the fact that his boss offered him a fair chance on the first labor market. What kind of role his boss plays in his life and which knowledge he wants to pass on, he tells us on REHACARE.com. Alexander Abasov - That's How He Rolls - Read more

 
 

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