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Book 'managing diversity and inclusion in the workplace' up for top award

Photo: Professor Jawad Syed [06/01/2016] Professor Jawad Syed’s book ‘Managing Diversity and Inclusion: An International Perspective’ shortlisted for CMI’s Management Book of the Year Awards and is set to become the standard text.Book 'managing diversity and inclusion in the workplace' up for top award - Read more

"My disability provides new artistic prospects for me"

Photography plays a pivotal role in the life of artist Markus Georg Reintgen. He has been in a wheelchair since an accident. Yet this does not prevent him from thoroughly observing and capturing his surroundings. In search of new motifs, the art photographer travels the world. "My disability provides new artistic prospects for me" - Read more

Access without barriers to arts and culture!?

Visiting concerts, going to the movies or venturing out on a field trip to the museum – all of these activities are not possible without limitations for many persons with disabilities since the cultural scene still presents numerous obstacles. Can we actually talk about inclusion in our cultural landscape?Access without barriers to arts and culture!? - Read more

Culture Inclusive: a bridge between cultural enjoyment and inclusion

The cultural landscape is changing because inclusive services are becoming increasingly important. Until now, there was a lack of information to comprehensively implement the notion of inclusion. The Culture Inclusive project offers assistance: you can find information about inclusive cultural institutions on a cultural map that can be filtered by disability criteria. Culture Inclusive: a bridge between cultural enjoyment and inclusion - Read more

January 2016: Arts and culture for everybody

There is a demand for inclusive concepts in cultural landscape. While the people’s need for this is getting bigger and bigger, the offerings can only partly satisfy the demands. Find out which projects concerning cultural inclusion are already successful and might be pointing in the right direction for follow-up projects – in our Topic of the Month January: Arts and culture for everybody.January 2016: Arts and culture for everybody - Read more

"The robot facilitates and promotes the connection between children"

Photo: Philipp Mahler with an avatar at MEDICA 2015 A robot that provides a link between hospital and classroom? The project Avatar Kids makes this possible: acutely ill children are able to actively participate in school activities with the help of a tablet computer. The teacher facilitates the communication. REHACARE.com spoke with Philipp Mahler of Avatar Kids about the opportunities this project provides."The robot facilitates and promotes the connection between children" - Read more

"Actors with disabilities are not being offered many roles"

Sometimes dreams actually do come true: Carina Kühne never dreamed she would play the lead role in a movie that has since won numerous awards. Yet despite this success, things still leave much to be desired because the industry needs to finally embrace inclusion. REHACARE.com spoke with the actor about her view of the industry and barriers in people’s minds. "Actors with disabilities are not being offered many roles" - Read more

"Judo is ideal for persons with or without disabilities"

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Ludger Steffens [26/11/2015] A change of gait pattern and paralysis on the right side of the body and particularly of the arm – at first glance, these consequences of a stroke don’t appear to be the best prerequisites to partake in the sport of Judo. Yet Ludger Steffens likes to prove the opposite is true. REHACARE.com spoke with the 63-year-old about successes and inclusion in martial arts."Judo is ideal for persons with or without disabilities" - Read more

MapMyDay: Worldwide campaign to raise awareness for common barriers

Photo: Wheelchair user facing an entrance with stairs [25/11/2015] For people with wheelchairs, walking aids or baby carriages the most common obstacles which limit their freedom of movement on a daily basis are stairs. With the campaign MapMyDay the German non-profit organization Sozialhelden e.V. and the World Health Organization (WHO) want to raise awareness and improve mobility on December 3, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.MapMyDay: Worldwide campaign to raise awareness for common barriers - Read more

Context critical to understand schooling of children with autism in India

Photo: Researcher Shruti Taneja Johansson [02/11/2015] Inclusive education of children with disabilities is a concept well established in the West. Through international declarations and organizations the term has also spread to other countries, such as India. Yet data shows that many children with disabilities still lack access to education. A new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg shows that context can be the critical factor.Context critical to understand schooling of children with autism in India - Read more

 
 

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