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November 2013: Occupational Life with Impairment

Diversity offers chances – with or without impairment. That companies benefit from the different abilities of their employees is also shown in the current Topic of the Month November. Whether people with autism or an one-eyed photographer – REHACARE.de reports about their Occupational Life with Impairment.November 2013: Occupational Life with Impairment - Read more

Autistic People and their Careers: More than just IT

In Germany, only five percent of the people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) work on the regular job market although they have many skills which can be deployed differently.Autistic People and their Careers: More than just IT - Read more

Hybrid Cars Are a Status Symbol of Sorts for Seniors

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[04/11/2013] Prestige, price and quality are major influences on older people's decisions to buy 'pro-environment' vehicles, researchers say. Paying extra bucks to "go green" in a hybrid car may pay off in self-esteem and image for older drivers, as well as give a healthy boost to the environment, according to a Baylor University study.Hybrid Cars Are a Status Symbol of Sorts for Seniors - Read more

Mainz University Medical Center Opens Dementia Service Center

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Photo: Opening of Dementia Service Center [04/11/2013] To attend the special needs of dementia patients, their families as well as of the University Medicine care system, the Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) offers a special and nationwide unique range of services.Mainz University Medical Center Opens Dementia Service Center - Read more

Photographer with One Eye: „Disability and Success Are No Contradiction”

People and their stories are his passion – and his profession: Johannes Mairhofer works as a self-employed photographer in Munich. His thematic priorities are events and portraits. He is curious and open about new things. The only difference to his colleagues is his eye.Photographer with One Eye: „Disability and Success Are No Contradiction” - Read more

Désirée Gräfin von und zu Hoensbroech - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Désirée Gräfin von und zu Hoensbroech; linked to Her children and dogs are the center of Désirée Gräfin von und zu Hoensbroech life. She does not only own a dog herself, as the managing director of the foundation „Hunde helfen leben“ she helps training assistance dogs. The power woman told REHACARE.de what makes her relax and how important her family is to her.Désirée Gräfin von und zu Hoensbroech - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Improving Public Transportation for People with Disabilities

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Photo: Wheelchair in a subway [30/10/2013] Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, are collaborating on a five-year, $4.6 million federally funded project to advance physical access and public transportation for people with disabilities by bringing together computer science technology and the principles of universal design.Improving Public Transportation for People with Disabilities - Read more

Retirement Expert: Financial Planning Important for Non-Retirees

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Photo: Elderly couple and financial documents [28/10/2013] As older workers increasingly contemplate delaying retirement or putting it off entirely, they should also consider the financial-planning options available in Social Security, Medicare and employment-based retirement plans such as IRAs and 401(k) accounts, says a University of Illinois expert on taxation and retirement benefits.Retirement Expert: Financial Planning Important for Non-Retirees - Read more

David Lebuser - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: David Lebuser; linked to He is 27 years old and Germany’s first chairskater: David Lebuser does what he loves and won’t let anything stop him. He proves that to himself and the rest of the world every day. He tells REHACRE.de which people in particular shaped him and why his fears are related to rain.David Lebuser - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Yoga Accessible for the Blind with New Program

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Photo: Color-coded map [18/10/2013] In a typical yoga class, students watch an instructor to learn how to properly hold a position. But for people who are blind or can't see well, it can be frustrating to participate in these types of exercises. Now, a team of computer scientists has created a software program that watches a user's movements and gives spoken feedback on what to change to accurately complete a yoga pose.Yoga Accessible for the Blind with New Program - Read more

 
 

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