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Culture Inclusive: a bridge between cultural enjoyment and inclusion

The cultural landscape is changing because inclusive services are becoming increasingly important. Until now, there was a lack of information to comprehensively implement the notion of inclusion. The Culture Inclusive project offers assistance: you can find information about inclusive cultural institutions on a cultural map that can be filtered by disability criteria. Culture Inclusive: a bridge between cultural enjoyment and inclusion - Read more

Civil society coalition to counter the disproportionate impact of the crisis on disabled people

Photo taken during the open meeting [07/12/2015] Right before the International Day of persons with disabilities the EU Alliance Against Disability Cuts held an open meeting in the European Parliament. The event provided an opportunity to take stock of the deleterious conditions in which many disabled persons find themselves after substantial cuts were applied by national governments to their allowances and support services.Civil society coalition to counter the disproportionate impact of the crisis on disabled people - Read more

MapMyDay: Worldwide campaign to raise awareness for common barriers

Photo: Wheelchair user facing an entrance with stairs [25/11/2015] For people with wheelchairs, walking aids or baby carriages the most common obstacles which limit their freedom of movement on a daily basis are stairs. With the campaign MapMyDay the German non-profit organization Sozialhelden e.V. and the World Health Organization (WHO) want to raise awareness and improve mobility on December 3, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.MapMyDay: Worldwide campaign to raise awareness for common barriers - Read more

Living a self-determined life: Nothing about us without us

Self-determination is a human right. Yet despite the ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by many countries worldwide, this right cannot be acknowledged in an unrestricted manner: persons with various disabilities are still restricted by the structures surrounding them. They are constrained by society. This prevents them from living a self-determined life.Living a self-determined life: Nothing about us without us - Read more

Highlight of every REHACARE: The closing event in the Sports Center

Music moves people. That’s why Udo Dumbeck loves it to treat the visitors to a great dancing show at every REHACARE which always excite enthusiasm. Before the big performance we asked the head of the Department of Dance of the Rehabilitation and Sports Association of People with Handicaps in North-Rhine Westphalia (BRSNW) to share some details. Highlight of every REHACARE: The closing event in the Sports Center - Read more

Carers at home: You are not alone!

Caring for a beloved person at home is a challenge for many caregiving relatives. However, they are not alone. There is support for them. Experts at REHACARE tell us what this help can look like.Carers at home: You are not alone! - Read more

Kitchen Design: Island delights at the REHACARE

For many, the kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s the place where most people meet up during a party, it’s a family’s epicenter and the favorite spot for many hobby chefs. That’s why it is all the more important that a kitchen fits its individual owners. Just what a custom kitchen might look like can be seen at the REHACARE. Kitchen Design: Island delights at the REHACARE - Read more

"Sailing is the most inclusive sport"

As a Paralympic discipline, sailing is being dropped. The decision of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to eliminate sailing from the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games is not just a bitter pill to swallow for athletes. The resolution is also going to have a long-term negative impact on this national and international recreational sport. "Sailing is the most inclusive sport" - Read more

Assistance: "A dog does not judge and takes people as they are"

Dogs are man’s best friend. VITA assistance dogs are even more than that: they are partners for (canine) life. Whether it’s emptying the washing machine or helping with social contacts – they assist wherever they can. And they do so unconditionally.Assistance: "A dog does not judge and takes people as they are" - Read more

"World MS Day calls attention to the need for inclusion"

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Dorothea Pitschnau-Michel [26/05/2015] Since 2009, the World MS Day calls attention to multiple sclerosis and the people who live with this disease of the central nervous system around the world. REHACARE.de spoke with Dorothea Pitschnau-Michel, Secretary of the German Multiple Sclerosis Society (DMSG), about this special day, which always takes place on the last Wednesday of May."World MS Day calls attention to the need for inclusion" - Read more

 
 

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