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Inclusion in job and education


Dear Sir or Madam,

Whether at school, university or the job – people with disabilities too often are not offered real participation in social interaction. But that is in fact what the situation should be like – according to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. You can get to know that there are alternatives and what they look like in our Topic of the Month November at REHACARE.com.

Enjoy reading!

Nadine Lormis
Editorial Team REHACARE.com


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

Content

How We Roll
Topic of the Month
REHACARE review
Newsletter Archive
Newsletter Service
Advertising Opportunities

Politics & Legal Issues

The EU adopted a directive on the accessibility of websites and mobile apps

The European Parliament just adopted the 'Directive on the Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications of Public Sector Bodies' (Web Directive). From now on, all websites and mobile applications, including the electronic documents and multimedia, of public authorities in Europe have to be accessible to a wide range of users including 80 million people with disabilities.
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Politics & Legal Issues

Better diabetic foot disease care would save taxpayers billions

Australia could save billions of dollars in healthcare costs by investing in proven treatments for people with diabetic foot disease, according to QUT research.
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Anouk Schmitt - That's how she rolls

How we roll

Photo: Anouk Schmitt; Copyright: Lukas Kapfer
Togetherness on eye level – that is what Anouk Schmitt likes to advocate for. People should act with each other exactly this way, no matter what sex, religion or disability they have. She tells us on REHACARE.com, why she wants to be a child again and what makes her partner so special.
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Recreation & Culture

Virtual experience gets the elderly to exercise

Virtual Reality can get the elderly in nursing homes to be happier about exercising. A new research project from Aalborg University shows that the technology motivates older people in nursing homes to get moving.
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Recreation & Culture

Paralympics: Petition calls for more events to be opened up for people with learning disabilities

8 percent of medals (12 out of 147) won by Team GB at the Paralympics were won by athletes with a learning disability, despite them making up just 3 percent of the overall Team GB. This success adds extra urgency to Mencap’s petition asking the International Paralympics Committee to increase the number of events athletes with a learning disability are allowed to compete in.
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Inclusion in profession and education

Topic of the Month November

Photo: Three students; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Dmitriy Shironosov
In a lot of countries, joint lessons of children with and without disabilities are still a reason for discussions among teachers and parents. And in Germany, there is an obligation by law to hire severely disabled people, according to the size of the company. But 95 percent of the employers ransom themselves from this obligation. Reason enough to have a look for alternatives. Read more in the Topic of the Month November: Inclusion in profession and education.
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Women & Kids

Children with autism may be over-diagnosed with ADHD

A well-established screening tool used to assess children for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be less accurate when a child has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
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Camping vans: Traveling without barriers

Trade Fair Review: Video

Photo: Woman in a wheelchair entering an accessible campervan; Copyright: REHACARE.com
Also this year, we have been reporting live at all four days of REHACARE, the trade fair dedicated to inclusion and self-determined living. You could not attend the trade fair or you want to recall REHACARE? No problem: Discover the variety of products from our exhibitors. Come on a journey with us through the theme parks, congresses and forums.
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