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Living with an invisible disability

Dear Sir or Madam,

Even if we are not always aware of it, but: Not every disability is so obvious that we can recognize it at first sight. Aphasia, ADHD and Multiple Sclerosis are some of them. That is why we asked around for our Topic of the Month March how life with invisible disabilities can look like.

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Nadine Lormis
Editorial Team

REHACARE Trade Fair with Congress & Forums
04 - 07 October 2017
Düsseldorf, Germany


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Recreation & Culture

Older adults embracing "Living Apart Together"

Since 1990, the divorce rate among adults 50 years and older has doubled. This trend, along with longer life expectancy, has resulted in many adults forming new partnerships later in life. A new phenomenon called "Living Apart Together" (LAT).
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Women & Kids

One in three parents of a child with a learning disability is in a distressed relationship

Parents who have a child with a learning disability are facing unnecessary pressures on their relationships. This is according to a new report, which finds that one in three of these parents is in a relationship which would be described in the counselling room as 'distressed'.
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Lydia Zoubek - That's how she rolls

How we roll

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Lydia Zoubek wishes for a better acceptance of people with disabilities in our society. In order to give an insight into her life as a blind woman, the mother and housewife blogs about her everyday life. In what kind of way we caught her and where she wants to take a look behind the scenes, she tells us on
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Research & Health

Male caregivers report more positives in caring for stroke survivors

In a small study, male caregivers reported the ability to overcome problems during the first year of caring for stroke survivor wives/partners, according to research presented at the Nursing Symposium taking place during the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2017.
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Research & Health

Sign language users have better reaction times

People who use British Sign Language (BSL) have better reaction times in their peripheral vision, a new study from the University of Sheffield has found. The findings, revealed by scientists from the University's Academic Unit of Ophthalmology and Orthoptics, show that hearing adults learning a visual-spatial language such as BSL has a positive impact on visual field response.
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Research & Health

Yoga can be helpful for low back pain

Over the course of their lives, about 80 percent of Americans will have back pain at one time or another. A recent study found that more than a third of adults say that low back pain has affected their ability to perform the tasks of daily living, exercise, or sleep. Treating this pain remains a difficult problem, and for millions of people the pain is chronic.
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Living with an invisible disability

Topic of the Month March

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Everybody of us could have a disability. For not every impairment is perceptible for others. This often also has social consequences. What is life like for a young woman who deals with language and communication in university and job life, but also lives with aphasia? And how does everyday life of a mother with Multiple Sclerosis and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder look like? Get to know more in our Topic of the Month March: Living with an invisible disability.
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