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REHACARE 2016 –
live experience

Also this year, we will report live at all four days of REHACARE, the trade fair dedicated to inclusion and self-determined living. Be there with us and discover the variety of products from our exhibitors. Come on a journey with us through the theme parks, congresses and forums. Every day we provide you with exciting videos, expressive photo galleries and helpful tips.

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Dennis Winkens - That's how he rolls

Dennis Winkens would like to win the lottery and to go skydiving – but unfortunately, neither the numbers nor the weather played along yet. But much more important to him are advancements concerning accessibility and inclusion, best by removing all tax limits. Which question he is asking himself and what he would like to be, he tells us on REHACARE.com.
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Kassandra Ruhm - That's how she rolls

Her singularity makes her her own role model – Kassandra Ruhm is committed to a better Federal Participation Law, equal rights for everyone and she wants to create accessibility both in live and in thinking. Why female actors can have some more kilos and why people generally should show more empathy, she tells us on REHACARE.com.
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Kassandra Ruhm - That's how she rolls

Her singularity makes her her own role model – Kassandra Ruhm is committed to a better Federal Participation Law, equal rights for everyone and she wants to create accessibility both in live and in thinking. Why female actors can have some more kilos and why people generally should show more empathy, she tells us on REHACARE.com.
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Concept for caregiver workload relief: "Empathy is a fundamental part of being human"

Caregivers encounter many different emotions in their jobs. Patients are in pain, have questions about their own mortality or they pass away. The empathy-based relief concept empCARE was founded to better handle these emotional experiences. With the help of training courses, caregivers are taught to learn how to prevent an empathic emotional overreaction.
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Looking for and finding inclusive shared housing options at WOHN:SINN

A look at the living situation of many people with learning disabilities reveals they often only get to choose between living in care homes or their families’ homes. Many of them are not aware of the numerous inclusive shared housing options that gradually emerge in Germany and where people with or without disabilities live together.
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Will software automatically describe movie plots in the near future?

In order to understand the plot of a movie an audio version is very helpful for visually impaired people. Authors watch the whole movies and describe what happens in each scene. But wouldn’t it be possible for a computer software to do this kind of work? Researchers work on developing a program which automatically generates movie descriptions and reads them out.
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Graded aerobic treadmill testing in children & adolescents with sports-related concussion
Graded aerobic treadmill testing is safe, tolerable, and useful in evaluating and managing cases of sports-related concussion in children and adolescents. This is the finding of a new study reported in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.
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Can some types of fat protect us from brain disease?
An intriguing finding in nematode worms suggests that having a little bit of extra fat may help reduce the risk of developing some neurodegenerative diseases, such as Huntington's, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases.
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Study examines risk factors for depression after stroke
During the first three months after stroke, the risk for depression was eight times higher than in a reference population of people without stroke, according to an article published online by JAMA Psychiatry. More than 10 million people had a stroke in 2013 and more than 30 million people worldwide live with a stroke diagnosis
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Alzheimer's research: Poison in the brain
The following factors facilitate the formation of putatively toxic structures in the neuronal nuclei of Alzheimer's patients. Spherical structures in the nucleus of nerve cells, so-called nuclear spheres, are suspected to trigger Alzheimer's disease.
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EU takes positive steps to end book famine
The European Commission’s proposal to implement the Marrakesh Treaty into EU law now has to be discussed by the European Parliament and the Council. If there is an agreement, the EU will ratify the Marrakesh Treaty facilitating access to published works for persons with are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabled, including persons with autism.
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Alzheimer’s: Cellular mechanism provides explanation model for declining memory performance
Alzheimer’s disease triggers memory and learning disorders. To date, the causes are poorly understood. Now, researchers of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) are shedding light on a possible mechanism.
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The "MeBot" robotic wheelchair can climb steps on its own
Pittsburgh-based Human Engineering Research Lab (HERL) has developed the first ever robotic wheelchair - the MeBot - capable of climbing steps and mounting curbs on its own. The innovation came up against other systems at the first Cybathlon, which will take place at ETH Zürich in Kloten, Switzerland on October 8.
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How to get around Rio in a wheelchair: British travel writer provides essential travel tips
If you want to know where to go in Rio de Janeiro and how to get there, ask Emily Yates. The 24-year-old British author has travelled the world in her wheelchair and is the ultimate authority on accessibility in the Paralympic host city.
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Paralympics: Rio 2016 draws to a close with hundreds of records broken
There is more to the success of a Paralympic Games than numbers alone, but one number makes a compelling case for Rio 2016 having been one of the best Games ever: 209 world records were set during the 11 days of competition.
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Markus Rehm determined to lift Paralympic sport to new heights
The centimetres keep adding up for Markus Rehm, the German long jumper who flies as far as the best in the world and begins the defence of his Paralympic title on the night of Friday (16 September) at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
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THE ETAC GROUP: SEE NEW INNOVATIONS FROM ETAC, R82, CONVAID, IMMEDIA AND MOLIFT AT REHACARE
The Etac Group, the Scandinavian specialist in world-class assistive products for disabled adults and children, will be delivering its largest ever multiple-brand, new product launch at Rehacare 2016.
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DIE ETAC GRUPPE: SCHAUEN SIE SICH DIE NEUEN INNOVATIONEN VON ETAC, R82, CONVAID, IMMEDIA UND MOLIFT AUF DER REHACARE AN
Die Etac Gruppe, der skandinavische Spezialist für Hilfsprodukte von Weltklasse für Erwachsene und Kinder mit Behinderung, wird auf der Rehacare 2016 seinen größten Launch von neuen...
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Meet one of the world’s best handbikers and paratriathlon athletes: Jetze Plat
Jetze Plat will be the Wolturnus star guest at the Rehacare, on Wednesday 28 september 2016. In the course of the trade fair’s opening day, the Dutch top athlete will visit the Wolturnus booth f rom...
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Vapor Ricon Lifts Lid On Assistance Products at Rehacare 2016
Leading manufacturer of vehicle access lifts and ramps, Vapor Ricon Europe, is pleased to be showcasing its range of lifts, ramps, hoists and winches at Rehacare in Dusseldorf, Germany 28th September –...
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Wolturnus establishes GmbH in Germany
With the founding of Wolturnus GmbH, Wolturnus expands its position in Germany. The Wolturnus GmbH will promote the sale of Wolturnus products on the German market. The decision to establish a local...
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New ETAC ability based seating & "shapeup!" eductional programme to revolutionise wheelchair design at REHACARE
Under a new initiative called ‘Shape Up!’, a world-leading assistive product specialist Etac, will be launching the new Ability Based SeatingTM wheelchair concept at Rehacare (Hall 04, stands D24 &#...
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New Product – Strongback Mobility presents the ergonomic strück 24 wheelchair at REHACARE
The strück 24 wheelchair by Strongback Mobility is the first off‐the‐shelf standard folding manual wheelchair to provide frame‐integrated effective posture support. Its unique ergonomic shape promotes...
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Quha Launches Quha Vido - External Virtual Keyboard and Mouse to Ease Computer Use
Nokia, Finland – September 20th, 2016 Quha today released Quha Vido, the external virtual keyboard and mouse to make computer usage easier for head mouse users. Quha Vido can be seen at the Rehacare...
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Quha Launches Quha Sento MP Multipurpose Contactless Puff Switch
Nokia, Finland – September 20th, 2016 Quha today released Quha Sento MP, the multipurpose contactless puff switch. Quha Sento MP can be seen at the Rehacare exhibition in Düsseldorf on Sep 28th - Oct...
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Experia Lands at Rehacare 2016
Experia, one of the UK’s leading designers, manufacturers and installers of sensory equipment, will be showcasing its innovative products and designs at Rehacare 2016. The company, based in Yorkshire,...
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