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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

"People are not disabled, but are made disabled by social structures"

One year, 17 countries and five continents. Dennis Klein, a German high school teacher, who has been interested in the subject of inclusion since his early youth, has returned from his trip around the world. At REHACARE 2014, he now presents a documentary in which he gives people with disabilities from different countries a voice."People are not disabled, but are made disabled by social structures" - Read more

How music outsmarts the brain

Whether it’s a stroke or Neglect syndrome - Music therapy offers musical concepts that transcend words. Silke Kammer of the franchise network "Music on Wheels – Outpatient Music Therapy" is a board-certified music therapist and certified in the field of neurologic music therapy (NMT). In the interview with REHACARE.de, she talks about the potential of music therapy in neurological rehabilitation. How music outsmarts the brain - Read more

"Buzzwords like 'disability' or 'reduced performance' are no longer relevant in daily work"

Social enterprises provide jobs for people with disabilities, who have a hard time competing in the regular labor market. The inclusive landscaping service ecoverde showcases its work in the Focal Park "People with disabilities at work" at REHACARE 2014 in Hall 3. In the interview with REHACARE Dirk Binnewies talks about the potential of inclusion in the free economy. "Buzzwords like 'disability' or 'reduced performance' are no longer relevant in daily work" - 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

Neighborhood development concepts – Leading a self-determined life in social proximity

Many people with or without disabilities want to live in their familiar surroundings. So-called "neighborhood developments" can be a possible solution. This is why the 2014 REHACARE Congress is titled "Urban development – EVERYONE enjoying life to the fullest". REHACARE.de spoke with three of the contributors about current developments and life in the neighborhood development.Neighborhood development concepts – Leading a self-determined life in social proximity - Read more

Sensory REHACARE: help with hearing and seeing

Experiencing life with all your senses – unfortunately, not everyone is able to do this. This is why there are different kinds of assistive devices, counseling and services that are meant to assist people with sensory disabilities. At REHACARE 2014, sensory disabilities are also once again a topic. Two theme parks offer many delights for the eyes and ears in Hall 5.Sensory REHACARE: help with hearing and seeing - Read more

Wireless connectivity for hearing aids

Photo: Smartphone with different apps [22/09/2014] Wireless connectivity allows people to connect their hearing aids with a wide range of mobile devices which have become an essential part of modern life – from MP3 player to TV and mobile phones – and to stay connected to the audible world around them.Wireless connectivity for hearing aids - Read more

Patrizia Kubanek - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Patrizia Kubanek; linked to Sexuality is an important part of life and no one should unintentionally live without it. This is what Patrizia Kubanek is dedicated to. Therefore, she has become a sex consultant for people with disabilities. Through her work she would like to break down barriers in the mind and in sexuality. Why she herself is a great role model, she tells us on REHACARE.dePatrizia Kubanek - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Mindfulness training can brighten outlook on life for person with dementia and caregiver

Photo: Dementia patient and family member [15/09/2014] Mindfulness training for individuals with early-stage dementia and their caregivers together in the same class was beneficial for both groups, easing depression and improving sleep and quality of life, reports new Northwestern Medicine study.Mindfulness training can brighten outlook on life for person with dementia and caregiver - Read more