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"So far, there is no lobby in fashion for people with disabilities"

Aesthetic fashion garments for people with disabilities is still a niche market. This is why a European network wants to make sure that manufacturers, researchers and the target audience itself work together on developing intelligent and affordable solutions in an interdisciplinary and cross-industry fashion. Aesthetics and functionality are intended to be equally connected and enrich the market."So far, there is no lobby in fashion for people with disabilities" - Read more

Inclusion in the closet: Fashion for all

Whether it is classy or casual, plain or flashy – people are not just expressing their current disposition, but also their personality with their clothes. The choices on the market are many, since it typically offers something for everybody. But is this also true for people with disabilities? What do they expect from today’s fashion?Inclusion in the closet: Fashion for all - Read more

New incentives: Fashion for people with disabilities

Supply and demand determine markets – this also applies to the fashion industry. In theory, it is supposed to be. Yet a look at fashion for people with disabilities quickly reveals that many needs of physically impaired customers are not being addressed and met. Now more and more designers want to change this.New incentives: Fashion for people with disabilities - Read more

Dementia Poetry: "When we are retirees, we might recite hip-hop or rap texts"

Photo: Pauline Füg and Henrikje Stanze People with dementia suddenly remember entire verses from a poem they learned during their childhood. Pauline Füg and Henrikje Stanze experience this frequently when they recite well-known poems in an animated and passionate way. This type of therapy is called DemenzPoesie in German, which stimulates memory. REHACARE.de spoke with its developers about a feeling for language that is not forgotten.Dementia Poetry: "When we are retirees, we might recite hip-hop or rap texts" - Read more

Lisa Nothelfer - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Lisa Nothelfer; linked to Lisa Nothelfer is talked about as the wheelchair basketball newcomer of the year in the second German Bundesliga South. The ambitious athlete switched to USC Munich this August. Her goal is to advance with her team in the first Bundesliga and to become German international player. Why she as a sportswoman nevertheless likes crème brûlée, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Lisa Nothelfer - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Training elderly in social media improves well-being and combats isolation

Photo: Elderly man using a laptop [15/12/2014] Training older people in the use of social media improves cognitive capacity, increases a sense of self-competence and could have a beneficial overall impact on mental health and well-being, according to a landmark study carried out in the UK.Training elderly in social media improves well-being and combats isolation - Read more

Stefan Lösler - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Stefan Lösler; linked to Sun or snow? Summer or winter sports? Stefan Lösler does not ask himself these questions. He wants both! This year he participated in Sotschi on his snowboard during the Paralympic Winter Games. And in 2016 he wants to start as a triathlete in Rio at the Summer Paralympics. How sports influence his life, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Stefan Lösler - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Clara Belz - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Clara Belz; linked to Young, interested in politics and a member of the "Junge Aktion Mensch": Clara Belz likes to campaign actively as much as she likes to read a book in her room. She questions the injustices of our society and tells us on REHACARE.de why she would like to be the Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel.Clara Belz - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Political commitment to inclusion – Self-help 2014

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities demands an inclusive society. Its implementation however is not solely the duty of the government. People with disabilities also want to be more actively involved and represent their interests in panels or committees. This is how self-help makes its voice heard today.Political commitment to inclusion – Self-help 2014 - Read more

Self-help: Modern instead of old-fashioned with cell phone videos

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[01/12/2014] Self-help has many different facets. The German Federal Association of Self-Help Groups, BAG (German: Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft SELBSTHILFE), now wants to show that self-help is young, fresh and self-determined. This year, the ALL FOR ME. SELF-HELP WORKS (German: WIR FÜR MICH. SELBSTHILFE WIRKT) campaign already enters into its second round.Self-help: Modern instead of old-fashioned with cell phone videos - Read more

 
 

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