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Video campaign highlights diversity among young disabled people

Graphic: symbolic figures for equality [15/08/2014] The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is launching a series of four videos entitled "Think Different, Think Equal" to empower and raise awareness about the rights of disabled people in Europe. Video campaign highlights diversity among young disabled people - Read more

Constantin Grosch - That's How He Rolls

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Photo: Constantin Grosch; linked to [23/07/2014] Disabled people should have the same rights in handling their income and their asset. Constantin Grosch does not just share this opinion, he also supports it actively. He is committed in this idea politically and professionally. Constantin Grosch wants to fly high! On REHACARE.de he talks about developing a small aircraft which also can be flown by people with and without disabilities. Constantin Grosch - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Inclusion Inclusive: Working in an Integration Institution

Bringing people together in new ways – The employees of Haus Müllestumpe live according to this motto. Seven among the 20 employees have learning difficulties (also called mentally impairment). REHACARE.de had a look over their shoulder.Inclusion Inclusive: Working in an Integration Institution - Read more

Automated 'Coach' Could Help With Social Interactions

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[26/06/2013] Social phobias affect about 15 million adults in the United States, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, and surveys show that public speaking is high on the list of such phobias. For some people, these fears of social situations can be especially acute: Individuals with Asperger's syndrome often have difficulty making eye contact and reacting appropriately to social cues.Automated 'Coach' Could Help With Social Interactions - Read more

Early Treatment Sparks Striking Brain Changes in Autism

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Photo: Lonely child sitting on the ground; linked to [16/11/2012] When given early treatment, children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) made significant improvements in behavior, communication, and most strikingly, brain function, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in a new study. Early Treatment Sparks Striking Brain Changes in Autism - Read more

Paralympian Tells How Technology Changed Her Life

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[12/11/2012] Jenifer French, a sailor who won a silver medal at this summer's London Paralympics, describes in a new book how cutting-edge medical technology from the Cleveland Functional Electrical Stimulation Center allowed her to resume an active life after being paralyzed 14 years ago.Paralympian Tells How Technology Changed Her Life - Read more

Collegians With Disabilities - Success Linked to Mentoring

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[07/11/2012] A Rutgers study of recent New Jersey college and university graduates with disabilities has found that students attributed their academic success to a combination of possessing such strong personality traits as self-advocacy and perseverance, and their relationship with a faculty or staff mentor.Collegians With Disabilities - Success Linked to Mentoring - Read more

July 2012: Custom Fitted Aids

Telephones for elderly people, infuse-aids, prostheses – these and many other auxiliary means facilitate the life of many people, both in professional and private life. Often they have to be individually made or adapted depending on the type of disability and the personal needs. In our Topic of the Month July you learn more about “Custom Fitted Aids.”July 2012: Custom Fitted Aids - Read more

May 2012: Adventures in the Wheelchair

Climbing mountains, crossing oceans, getting to know exotic animals and different cultures or going houseboating on the German river Havel – who would not like to experience such exciting adventures? Almost everybody! Also for people with physical handicaps the world is opened up. In our Topic of the Month May we show you enterprising people and their Adventures in the Wheelchair.May 2012: Adventures in the Wheelchair - Read more

Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Everybody Has to Say Something

Taking part in the lessons without speaking? Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) makes it possible. With so-called Talkers children with speech impediments can actively take part in the lessons at the Hirtenweg school in Hamburg, Germany. Thus they get the chance to be like all pupils to a certain extent – a little normality far away from the role as an outsider.Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Everybody Has to Say Something - Read more

 
 

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