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Peter Brownbill - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Peter Brownbill; linked to Whether tv camera or theatre stage – Peter Brownbill likes to be in the centre of attraction and slipping into other rolls. Besides his acting career he also is the cofounder of a talent agency which has specialized on placing runtish actors. What else he wants to accomplish in life, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Peter Brownbill - That's How He Rolls - Read more

ENIL: Is the European Union competent to ensure access to independent living?

Photo: Graphic of people with different disabilities [19/11/2014] The European Network on Independent Living – the European Coalition for Community Living (ENIL-ECCL) launched a shadow report, which seeks to provide the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities with information that will be of assistance when assessing the extent to which the EU has complied with its obligations under Article 19 of the CRPD.ENIL: Is the European Union competent to ensure access to independent living? - Read more

Lisa Schmidt - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Lisa Schmidt; linked to One year ago, Lisa Schmidt realized that it does not have to be a step backwards if you decide voluntarily and self-determined to use a wheelchair. You can also be good looking by doing so, she thinks. Following the motto "better rolling well than walking badly" she now races through life – and even does not drop skateparks. What else is near and dear to her, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Lisa Schmidt - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Training manual on peer support for independent living

Photo: Two women in their wheelchairs [14/11/2014] The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) and Centre for Independent Living Sofia (CIL Sofia) publish a training manual on peer support for independent living.Training manual on peer support for independent living - Read more

Jonas Straumann - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Jonas Straumann; linked to Not just talking, but doing something – this is his motto. Jonas Straumann initiated out of hand the internet portal and same-named online magazine hearZONE in order to connect deaf people in Germany. What kind of big role music plays in his young life, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Jonas Straumann - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Prosthetic and orthotic service in developing countries

Photo: Prosthetic and orthotic services [12/11/2014] How well do prosthetic and orthotic services work in countries characterized by poverty and civil war? Lina Magnusson, who became the first female Swedish prosthetist/orthotist with a PhD, wrote her dissertation on this topic at the School of Health Sciences, Jönköping University in Sweden.Prosthetic and orthotic service in developing countries - Read more

NEBIAS: Prosthesis with intelligent sense of touch

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Two men at arm wrestling, one wearing a prosthesis [07/11/2014] A prosthetic hand, which provides a sense of touch acute enough to handle an egg, has been completed and is now exploited by the NEBIAS project after 10 years of EU-funded research. The world’s most advanced bionic hand was tested with the help of amputee Dennis Aabo Sørensen who was able to grasp objects intuitively and identify what he was touching, while blindfolded.NEBIAS: Prosthesis with intelligent sense of touch - Read more

Anna Spindelndreier - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Anna Spindelndreier; linked to Anna Spindelndreier sees the world through three eyes. She catches magical and unforgettable moments with her camera and wants to give back the world some of its beauty. In addition, she supports the young association Inclutainment Media with her photographic art works. Why she is fed up with too much digital communication, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Anna Spindelndreier - That's How She Rolls - Read more

"Elderly people with or without disabilities live as neighbors"

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[03/11/2014] Over the past few decades, the life expectancy of people with learning disabilities has significantly increased. Right now, the first generation of seniors with learning disabilities is coming of age. Individual and age-specific needs are also changing, as we get older. Especially the living environment should meet these needs. More and more specialized living accommodations are being developed."Elderly people with or without disabilities live as neighbors" - Read more

Breaking down barriers for deaf seniors

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[03/11/2014] Many people want to stay in their familiar surroundings for as long as possible when they get older. If that is not an option in their own four walls, people often consider living accommodations that meet their personal needs. There are not very many special services for deaf people in Germany.Breaking down barriers for deaf seniors - Read more

 
 

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