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Frenze Huth - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Frenze Huth; linked to Frenze Huth may be young but already knows that one often has to fight in life in order to achieve ones goals. And she has a lot of goals. But she does not let her physical impairment impede her. What kind of concrete ideas she already has and what is near and dear to her, she tells us on REHACARE.com.Frenze Huth - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Christine Rupp - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Christine Rupp; linked to The timing is something Christine Rupp has to complain about: The diagnosis Multiple Sclerosis came too early into her life. First, she was struggling with the diagnosis, but now she thinks: Full speed ahead! What else she wants to achieve with this energy, she tells us on REHACARE.com.Christine Rupp - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Access without barriers to arts and culture!?

Visiting concerts, going to the movies or venturing out on a field trip to the museum – all of these activities are not possible without limitations for many persons with disabilities since the cultural scene still presents numerous obstacles. Can we actually talk about inclusion in our cultural landscape?Access without barriers to arts and culture!? - Read more

Darleen Jobber - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Darleen Jobber; linked to Darleen Jobber wants to show people that she is living a happy life with her disability. For her this is no contradiction. The young woman wishes that people talk to each other more often in order to get rid of their fears of contacts. What she thinks about jokes about her disability and what kind of effect Facebook likes have on her, she tells us on REHACARE.com.Darleen Jobber - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Thomas Olejniczak - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Thomas Olejniczak; linked to For Thomas Olejniczak a little dream came true concerning his professional life: He now sales clothes in a fashion store chain in Germany. Not many autistic people with learning disabilities get this kind of possibility. As a successful example of professional inclusion he has lately been awarded with the vilmA award. What kinds of wishes have not been fulfilled yet, he tells us on REHACARE.com.Thomas Olejniczak - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Home-delivered meals reduce loneliness

Photo: Man receiving a home-delivered meal [11/12/2015] When Congress passed the Older Americans Act in 1965 to support elderly people who were struggling to continue to live at home, a major plank of the legislation provided for home delivery of meals to ensure their adequate nutrition. In the midst of the holiday season, a study confirms another benefit: a significant reduction in their feelings of loneliness.Home-delivered meals reduce loneliness - Read more

Caroline Régnard-Mayer - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Caroline Régnard-Mayer; linked to Being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has actually been a chance to take another path for Caroline Régnard-Mayer. This way she started writing, informs people with MS and their relatives. She is also head of a MS self-help group. So she really likes what she does. To what extent she takes her life and also the MS symptoms with a sense of humor, she tells us on REHACARE.com.Caroline Régnard-Mayer - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Civil society coalition to counter the disproportionate impact of the crisis on disabled people

Photo taken during the open meeting [07/12/2015] Right before the International Day of persons with disabilities the EU Alliance Against Disability Cuts held an open meeting in the European Parliament. The event provided an opportunity to take stock of the deleterious conditions in which many disabled persons find themselves after substantial cuts were applied by national governments to their allowances and support services.Civil society coalition to counter the disproportionate impact of the crisis on disabled people - Read more

NIH funds development of robots to improve quality of life

Photo: Preschooler with robot [04/12/2015] As part of the National Robotics Initiative, the National Institutes of Health announced that it will fund the development of three innovative co-robots. Two of the robots will improve health and quality of life for individuals with disabilities, and the third will serve as a social companion for children that inspires curiosity and teaches the importance of hard work and determination.NIH funds development of robots to improve quality of life - Read more

Sabine Marina - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Sabine Marina; linked to In order to educate people about Multiple Sclerosis and to sensitize them, Sabine Marina prefers films as the best way to do it. With the documentary "Kleine graue Wolke" (English: "Little grey cloud") she has already made her life into a movie. Who she would have also liked to see in her role and what she would like to do at Hamburg Central Station, she tells us on REHACARE.com.Sabine Marina - That's How She Rolls - Read more

 
 

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