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Sign Language: The Way to Inclusion for the Deaf

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is applicable law in Germany for five years now. Besides many other aspects of inclusion it explicitly gives them the right to use the German Sign Language. But this is often not so easy to realize in everyday life.Sign Language: The Way to Inclusion for the Deaf - Read more

July 2012: Custom Fitted Aids

Telephones for elderly people, infuse-aids, prostheses – these and many other auxiliary means facilitate the life of many people, both in professional and private life. Often they have to be individually made or adapted depending on the type of disability and the personal needs. In our Topic of the Month July you learn more about “Custom Fitted Aids.”July 2012: Custom Fitted Aids - Read more

May 2012: Adventures in the Wheelchair

Climbing mountains, crossing oceans, getting to know exotic animals and different cultures or going houseboating on the German river Havel – who would not like to experience such exciting adventures? Almost everybody! Also for people with physical handicaps the world is opened up. In our Topic of the Month May we show you enterprising people and their Adventures in the Wheelchair.May 2012: Adventures in the Wheelchair - Read more

April 2012: Augmentative and Alternative Communication

„Just speak up!“ This is not easy to do for everyone. Especially if you cannot speak. Therefore, REHACARE.de deals with facilities of auxiliary means for communication. Read more in the Topic of the Month April: Augmentative and Alternative Communication.April 2012: Augmentative and Alternative Communication - Read more

Alternative Communication: "When Starting Working Life Communication Is Especially Important"

School is out, working life begins: an exciting time in which everything changes. Also for people who articulate with the help of Alternative Communication (AC). The auxiliary means have to function exactly so that the transition functions easily.Alternative Communication: "When Starting Working Life Communication Is Especially Important" - Read more

Deaf Sign Language Users Pick Up Faster on Body Language

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[25/01/2012] Deaf people who use sign language are quicker at recognising and interpreting body language than hearing non-signers, according to new research from investigators at University of California - Davis.Deaf Sign Language Users Pick Up Faster on Body Language - Read more

Sign Language Users Read Words and See Signs Simultaneously

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[28/03/2011] People fluent in sign language may simultaneously keep words and signs in their minds as they read, according to an international team of researchers.Sign Language Users Read Words and See Signs Simultaneously - Read more

Testing Sign Language by Cell Phone

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[18/08/2010] Engineers are developing the first device able to transmit American Sign Language over U.S. cellular networks. The tool is just completing its initial field test.Testing Sign Language by Cell Phone - Read more

Visual System Interprets Sign Languages

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[05/07/2010] Spanish researchers selected over twenty of the hundreds of signs to develop a new visual interpretation system which allows deaf people to carry out consultations in the language they commonly use.Visual System Interprets Sign Languages - Read more

Sign Language: SASLI Awarded nearly £1.5 Million

[21/11/2008] The Scottish Government has approved a £1.5m Building Bridges funding proposal, which will significantly help to deliver a long-term strategy to improve linguistic access to services through registered British Sign Language/English interpreters. Sign Language: SASLI Awarded nearly £1.5 Million - Read more

 
 

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