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Ute Sybille Schmitz - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Ute Sybille Schmitz; linked to As a hearing child of deaf parents (also called CODA) Ute Sybille Schmitz was raised in a surrounding that shaped her very much. Today the German Sign Language is a part of her everyday life: Among others she is the first chairwoman of the association The Visionaries and realizes several projects with deaf people. What else moves her in her life, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Ute Sybille Schmitz - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Mitch St. Pierre - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Mitch St. Pierre; linked to Colombia or Cambodia? Mitch St. Pierre feels at home in both countries. But he also loves to travel across the whole world and to experience some adventures on his way. Whether the film-maker would also dare a trip through outer space, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Mitch St. Pierre - That's How He Rolls - Read more

People with a learning disability have a passion for politics, but face exclusion

Photo: Voting box [20/10/2014] In a new survey, Mencap reveals that people with a learning disability have a political appetite and want to vote, but many are excluded from the process and aren’t able to exercise their democratic right.People with a learning disability have a passion for politics, but face exclusion - Read more

Kathrin Wolke - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Kathrin Wolke; linked to Deaf Kat Night is her artist’s name: Kathrin Wolke is deaf and raps in sign language. In the audience also hearing people understand what her music is about, because another rapper translates her lyrics into spoken language during her performances. Joint experience is Kathrin Wolke’s definition of inclusion. To what extent music belongs to her life, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Kathrin Wolke - That's How She Rolls - Read more

"Artists with disabilities usually fall through the cracks"

Photo: Bea Gellhorn Invitations instead of exclusions, noticing barriers and breaking them down – that’s the goal of the Online Gallery Insider Art. Bea Gellhorn is the first chairwoman of the registered association Insider Art and knows how important it is to appreciate artists with disabilities. She spoke with REHACARE.de about the importance of art per se and the public perception of artists with disabilities."Artists with disabilities usually fall through the cracks" - Read more

Simply awesome – On a visit in a living community

These days everybody is talking about inclusion. But the living community Brücke Krücke in Bonn, Germany, has a much longer history of being inclusive. REHACARE.de had a look on site.Simply awesome – On a visit in a living community - Read more

Sven Günzel - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Sven Günzel; linked to Whether self-determination, assisted dying or patient autonomy – ethic questions are near and dear to him at the moment. Maybe that’s also why Sven Günzel can imagine more or less uncommon professions. In what way complete silence and his attitude towards property are connected with a missed chance in Japan 30 years ago and where the real barriers are located, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Sven Günzel - That's How He Rolls - Read more

New software for smart glasses provides captions for hard-of-hearing users

Photo: A hard-of-hearing person wears smart glasses [06/10/2014] A team of Georgia Institute of Technology researchers has created speech-to-text software for smart glasses that helps hard-of-hearing users with everyday conversations. A hard-of-hearing person wears smar eyewear like Google Glass while a second person speaks directly into a smartphone. The speech is converted to text, sent to Glass and displayed on its heads-up display.New software for smart glasses provides captions for hard-of-hearing users - Read more

Andreas Costrau - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Andreas Costrau; linked to His mother tongue is noiseless, but not lifeless: Andreas Costrau lives, loves and teaches German Sign Language. He also enjoys showing hearing people how to communicate with the help of hands and facial expressions. On REHACARE.de he tells us what else moves him in life.Andreas Costrau - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Mobile and independent in everyday life – Help from rehabilitation teachers

Crossing a street or tying your shoes can sometimes be a challenge – when the ability to see worsens or is entirely lost for example. It then becomes even more important to relearn routes and aspects you have to deal with every day. Rehabilitation teachers provide the necessary assistance.Mobile and independent in everyday life – Help from rehabilitation teachers - Read more

 
 

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