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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

Running and playing with disability – aids and appliances for children with motor restrictions

Children love being on the move and conquering the world on their own little feet. In many cases restrictions in mobility thereby need not be a reason for not participating in such pleasurable moments. Often it is simply a question of using the right aids and appliances so that also girls and boys with a disability can unlock new realms of experience and develop a higher degree of independence.Running and playing with disability – aids and appliances for children with motor restrictions - Read more

REHACARE 2014 - Final Press Report: Small plus and great atmosphere in the halls

[29/09/2014] 51,250 experts and people affected gathered information about aids for self-determined living / Demographic development as an innovation driver / New information formats went down exceedingly wellREHACARE 2014 - Final Press Report: Small plus and great atmosphere in the halls - Read more

Americans rate losing eyesight as having greatest impact on their lives

Photo: Elderly woman with glasses in supermarket [26/09/2014] Many Americans across racial and ethnic groups describe losing eyesight as potentially having the greatest impact on their day-to-day life, more so than other conditions including: loss of limb, memory, hearing and speech (57 percent of African-Americans, 49 percent of non-Hispanic whites, 43 percent of Asians and 38 percent of Hispanics).Americans rate losing eyesight as having greatest impact on their lives - Read more

Verena Bentele at REHACARE 2014

The German Federal Government Commissioner for the Disabled visited the REHACARE this year. On her way through the halls she took also time for an interview with REHACARE.de.Verena Bentele at REHACARE 2014 - Read more

Ariane Schnitzler - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Ariane Schnitzler; linked to Ariane Schnitzler is very focused in life. She dreams about a successful professional life and her own family. If there are obstacles in her way, she sees them as a challenge. She recently passed her driving license test, even with her motor impairment. What moves her in her life, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Ariane Schnitzler - That's How She Rolls - Read more

MapAbility: Guide to European universities’ accessibility

Photo: Student in a wheelchair [24/09/2014] The Erasmus Student Network is celebrating the launch of MapAbility platform, an online map designed to inform disabled students about the accessibility level of European Higher Education Institutions.MapAbility: Guide to European universities’ accessibility - Read more

 
 

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