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Karl Matthias Schäfer - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Karl Matthias Schäfer; linked to Equal employment opportunities for everybody – if only. Karl Matthias Schäfer would be really happy about it if employers would no longer care whether somebody has a disability or not. What the blind chief executive officer thinks about politics concerning people with disabilities and how he feels about diving and sledge dogs, he tells us on REHACARE.com.Karl Matthias Schäfer - That's How He Rolls - Read more

REHACARE 2015 live

Also this year we will offer you different videos, photo galleries and editorial news from the REHACARE 2015.REHACARE 2015 live - Read more

Fighting against the misuse of the European parking card

Photo: Sign for disabled parking space [31/08/2015] SIMON is a demonstration oriented project that started in January 2014, with three large scale pilots in Madrid, Lisbon and Parma. SIMON aims at promoting the independent living and societal participation of mobility impaired people in the context of public parking areas and multiple transport modes, through the adoption of specific navigation information and access-rights management solutions.Fighting against the misuse of the European parking card - Read more

"Kitchen and cooking are a bridge to inclusion"

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Volker Westermann holding a spoon [27/08/2015] Oftentimes, political questions lack a certain zest, a somewhat different kind of approach. Ever more frequently, this is also rumored to be the case for inclusion. Only a few people can disengage from such stubborn trains of thought. TV chef and host Volker Westermann is one of them. He spoke with REHACARE.com about inclusion found in cooking pots."Kitchen and cooking are a bridge to inclusion" - Read more

Christof Luckas - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Christof Luckas; linked to In first place, Christof Luckas sees the person and not the disability he or she has. With his camera he therefore prefers teasing out the special personality of the portrayed person during the shootings. If he also makes them happy by doing that – perfect. Which country and its people photographically attract him the most, he tells us on REHACARE.com.Christof Luckas - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Jennifer Sonntag - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Jennifer Sonntag; linked to She especially likes "lives with dents". And Sid Vicious does not hang at her walls as a poster anymore, but maybe he was a step on her ladder of knowledge. As an author and an artist, Jennifer Sonntag has pictures like these and a lot more in her head. They sometimes also help her when she is nervous. Read more as she shares some of them with us at REHACARE.com!Jennifer Sonntag - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Building confidence helps people with MS have fuller lives

Photo: Man in a wheelchair in a shopping street [14/08/2015] The physical symptoms of weakness and fatigue from multiple sclerosis (MS) can rock a person's confidence and ability to engage in what he or she feels is important, from being a good parent and friend to taking up a hobby.Building confidence helps people with MS have fuller lives - Read more

Miriam Langhoff - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Miriam Langhoff; linked to People should move towards each other so they can learn from this – regardless if they have a disability or not. Miriam Langhoff wishes for this and she could very well help to accomplish it: Her heart beats for acting. How could she better convey messages, if not this way? At REHACARE.com she talks about the things that matter to her also off-stage.Miriam Langhoff - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Voice as a remote control for the home

Photo: Man in a wheelchair in his kitchen [10/08/2015] The DIRHA scientific project coordinated by Trento-based Fondazione Bruno Kessler was judged "excellent" by the EU. Based on advanced voice recognition and audio signal processing technology, the prototype was mainly designed for people with mobility impairments.Voice as a remote control for the home - Read more

How makerspaces can be more accessible to people with disabilities

Photo: People in an accessible makerspace [07/08/2015] Inside the University of Washington's CoMotion MakerSpace, students, faculty and staff use sewing machines to create anime convention costumes, 3-D print models for aeronautics research or make circuits for a custom-built amplifier. To ensure those spaces are truly inclusive, researchers have released new guidelines aimed at ensuring makerspaces are accessible to people with disabilities. How makerspaces can be more accessible to people with disabilities - Read more

 
 

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