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Nutrition: Dietary Supplement Use among Elderly People

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Photo: Elderly woman with an apple and a pill [11/12/2013] Many older people are ingesting too much magnesium and vitamin E in the form of dietary supplements. This was discovered by scientists of the Helmholtz Zentrum München in a population-based study.Nutrition: Dietary Supplement Use among Elderly People - Read more

Parent Assistance: "A Human Right for Parenthood"

Becoming a parent is easy, but being one is not. Their parental role often challenges people with impairment additionally. Children have many needs after all that want to be pleased. What many parents with impairment do not know: They have a right for parent assistance. Parent Assistance: "A Human Right for Parenthood" - Read more

A Convention for Holistic Inclusion

In December 2006 the UN Convention has been adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations. On the 3rd May 2008 it came into force. Almost one year later the UN Convention on the Right of Persons with Disabilities, how it is called officially, also became obligatory for Germany.A Convention for Holistic Inclusion - Read more

Inclusion: „The Walls Seperating the People Have to Start Crumbling”

Not about us without us – This is the principle Hubert Hüppe, German Federal Commissioner for the Disabled, wants to live up to with his work. That’s why the realization of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN Convention) is on top of his list.Inclusion: „The Walls Seperating the People Have to Start Crumbling” - Read more

Autism: Many Facets, too Many Clichés

Infantile, atypical or Asperger – for a long time, those have been the common downgrades of autism. But now, a new understanding of the congenital development disorder has established itself: Because no autistic person resembles the other and every one of them shows symptoms of a different strength, experts now rather talk about the autism spectrum disorder (ASD).Autism: Many Facets, too Many Clichés - Read more

Living Inclusion in the Class Room

Microphone, music and memory cards – these are the main teaching materials for Tobias Wolf. His pupils love him and his methods. This is how learning is fun. That he has Down’s syndrome plays no role for the children. Living Inclusion in the Class Room - Read more

Study with Handicap: „Many Students Do Not Want to Come Out“

Listening to a lecture in the lecture hall or reading a book in the library – this is not always possible without restrictions to all students. However, many of them hide this fact, as far as they are able to do it – because of fear or on account of bad experiences.Study with Handicap: „Many Students Do Not Want to Come Out“ - Read more

Vehicle Conversions: No off the Shelf Cars

When people with physical impairments want to drive a car, they cannot simply get into any vehicle and start driving. Depending on the disability, the vehicle needs to meet specific conditions; generally, a customization is necessary. The German Association of Disabled Car Owners (“Bund behinderter Auto-Besitzer/BbAB) provides help in regards to conversions.Vehicle Conversions: No off the Shelf Cars - Read more

Paralympics 2012: Who? Where? What? Why?

Rowing, cycling and wheelchair basketball – everyone who is sports-mad will find something interesting when the Paralympic Summer Games will be opened on 29th of August in London. REHACARE.de has summarised the most important information concerning the Paralympics.Paralympics 2012: Who? Where? What? Why? - Read more

Senior Citizens: Asking Those to Whom it May Concern

Too small keys, too small writing: The design of the new coffeemaker or of the new mobile phone is not always well thought through. The development of many products often disregards the users. Above all senior citizens can tell you a thing or two about it. Now the Senior Research Group from Berlin, Germany wants to change this.Senior Citizens: Asking Those to Whom it May Concern - Read more

 
 

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