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‘Funny Bones’ to Explore the Portrayal of Disability in Comedy

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[17/02/2014] Members of the public will be given an insight into the representation of disability through the medium of comedy in ‘Funny Bones’, a free lecture to take place on Sunday 23 February between 3pm - 4pm at the University of Leicester’s Embrace Arts Centre.‘Funny Bones’ to Explore the Portrayal of Disability in Comedy - Read more

App Helps Diabetic Young People Keep Safe when Drinking

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Photo: Young adults using a smartphone and drinking [18/11/2013] A free smartphone application (app) aimed at younger people, which puts important information about the condition in their hands wherever they are, has notched up more than 1,100 downloads in its first year.App Helps Diabetic Young People Keep Safe when Drinking - Read more

Impact of Aging on Smart Phone Use to Be Examined

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[16/10/2013] Age-related difficulties in texting and emailing on smart phones will be investigated by a University of Strathclyde academic.Impact of Aging on Smart Phone Use to Be Examined - Read more

Testing the Power of Music to Improve Senior Health

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Photo: Choir of elderly people [10/07/2013] A new research project is exploring whether singing in a community choir can provide tangible health advantages to older adults.Testing the Power of Music to Improve Senior Health - Read more

Ecuador for All: German Women Power Makes it Possible

Over 13 percent of Ecuadors population are officially registered with a disability. But the estimated number of unreported cases is much higher. Especially the bad healthcare system and a lack of information are to blame for this. But two German women are undeterred by the conditions and commit themselves to hippotherapy and accessible vacation offers in the land at the equator.Ecuador for All: German Women Power Makes it Possible - Read more

Autism: Kids More Likely to Become Preoccupied with Video Games

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Photo: Child playing a video game [02/05/2013] Children and teens with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) use screen-based media, such as television and video games, more often than their typically developing peers and are more likely to develop problematic video game habits, a University of Missouri researcher found.Autism: Kids More Likely to Become Preoccupied with Video Games - Read more

Over Hedge and Ditch: Wheelchair Travelling Abroad

When wheelchair users travel, they want to be far away more and more. By now, this is possible in many countries because they are widely accessible. But Andreas Pröve does not need any accessibility. On his journeys he prefers looking for the real big challenges.Over Hedge and Ditch: Wheelchair Travelling Abroad - Read more

Seniors: Video Games Improve Emotional Well-Being

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Photo: Elderly hand holding a joy stick [06/03/2013] New research from North Carolina State University finds that older adults who play video games report higher levels of emotional well-being.Seniors: Video Games Improve Emotional Well-Being - Read more

Impact of Sports on People With Disabilities

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[24/10/2012] Ashley Thomas was born with spina bifida and uses a wheelchair. She also holds a position on the U.S. national para-kayak team, and founded and runs a successful nonprofit organization called "Bridge II Sports." Impact of Sports on People With Disabilities - Read more

London 2012: In the Grip of the Paralympics Fever

Long jumpers, javelin throwers and sprinters – the athletes of the Paralympics in London are all fire and flame for the most important competition in the world. The organizers of these events have caught the Paralympics fever as well. In the current documentary on REHACARE.de top athletes speak about their ultimate goals and of their secret fears.London 2012: In the Grip of the Paralympics Fever - Read more

Auxiliary Means: Until the Prosthesis Fits

After accidents and amputations, prosthetics help in replacing missing body parts. However, for the devices to function optimally, they have to be fitted well to the wearer. A comprehensive process – from manufacturing to walking training. Auxiliary Means: Until the Prosthesis Fits - Read more

Video Games Adequately for Older Adults

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[04/06/2012] Advances in technology have brought the video gaming experience closer to that of traditional physical games. Although systems, such as the Wii, that incorporate these features fly off the shelves, the increasingly complex technology may alienate certain segments of the population, including seniors.Video Games Adequately for Older Adults - Read more

Schoolyard for Children with Autism

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[21/05/2012] Chelsey King of the Kansas State University is working with Katie Kingery-Page to envision a place where elementary school children with autism could feel comfortable and included.Schoolyard for Children with Autism - Read more

Kids with Cerebral Palsy May Benefit from Video Game

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[11/05/2012] A group of scientists has found that video games offer an enjoyable opportunity to promote light to moderate physical activity in children with cerebral palsy (CP), and may have a role to play in rehabilitation therapy.Kids with Cerebral Palsy May Benefit from Video Game - Read more

Globetrotter in a Wheelchair: "Men with Kalashnikovs Have Arrested Me"

Far countries, foreign cultures – this are the challenges Andreas Pröve faces up to over and over again with enthusiasm. His wheelchair does not hinder his thirst for adventure, on the contrary: Just because many people do not think he is capable of doing it, he ventures the apparently impossible.Globetrotter in a Wheelchair: "Men with Kalashnikovs Have Arrested Me" - Read more

The BunBos: a Coloured Fleet

In Plaue at the Havel, Germany, the most unusual houseboats far and wide start: the BunBos. Also with bag and baggage there is enough tyre freedom on board for wheel chair drivers. Thus, adventurers can spend day and night on the water. Travelling can hardly be more uncomplicated.The BunBos: a Coloured Fleet - Read more

Dementia: Understanding the Patient Brings Better Care

Patients suffering from dementia often cannot articulate themselves clearly. If they constantly shout out incomprehensible words or even react aggressively towards their surrounding, it can be a difficult situation for the people caring for them. Scientists are therefore researching support possibilities to unburden the interaction for both parties...Dementia: Understanding the Patient Brings Better Care - Read more

Adolescents with Autism Spend Free Time Using Screen-Based Media

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[10/02/2012] Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) tend to be fascinated by screen-based technology. A new study by a University of Missouri researcher found that adolescents with autism spend the majority of their free time using non-social media.Adolescents with Autism Spend Free Time Using Screen-Based Media - Read more

Shopping Mall for Persons with Handicap

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[01/02/2012] Researchers of the University of Montreal construct a first shopping mall specifically adapted to persons with a physical handicap.Shopping Mall for Persons with Handicap - Read more

REHACARE 2011: The price of inclusion

Accessibility and inclusion - these are the goals set by legislation and lobbyists for disabled people. Not just integration, but the right of full social acceptance of each person as an individual. With this in mind manufacturers, interested parties and representers discussed rehabilitation, nursing care and aid in Düsseldorf at the REHACARE.REHACARE 2011: The price of inclusion - Read more

High Speed ​​and cuddly seals - Opening Report REHACARE 2011

Helpers, who are individually customized are able to assist people with disabilities in all walks of life: When moving, with their personal care or communication. Nowadays HighTech plays a crucial role - as the trade fair REHACARE in Düsseldorf shows. High Speed ​​and cuddly seals - Opening Report REHACARE 2011 - Read more

Multi-Tasking on the Street not a Good Idea for Older People

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[25/03/2011] Older adults may put themselves at risk by talking on cell phones while crossing the street, researchers report in a new study.Multi-Tasking on the Street not a Good Idea for Older People - Read more

Leisure Activities Improve Communication, Social Skills in Autistic Adults

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[04/03/2011] Free time is not always a fun time for people with autism. Giving them the power to choose their own leisure activities during free time, however, can boost their enjoyment, as well as improve communication and social skills.Leisure Activities Improve Communication, Social Skills in Autistic Adults - Read more

Top-class sport with a handicap: MobiCup 2010

About seven million people with a disability live in Germany. According to a recent study the interest in disabled sports is increasing constantly - not only due to the recent German success at the Paralympic Games in Vancouver. Therefore it is no surprise that at the first Mobicup - a actionday of sports for the disabled - a lot was going on. Top-class sport with a handicap: MobiCup 2010 - Read more

Indoor and Outdoor Falls are Different for the Elderly

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[24/09/2010] The risk factors for indoor and outdoor falls for older adults are different, according to a new study. This fact is often missed when the two are combined and may affect how falls prevention programs are structured.Indoor and Outdoor Falls are Different for the Elderly - Read more

Mental Activity against Memory Problems in MS

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[25/06/2010] A new study shows that a mentally active lifestyle may protect against the memory and learning problems that often occur in multiple sclerosis (MS).Mental Activity against Memory Problems in MS - Read more

Roller Coasters Linked to Common Ear Injury

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[28/05/2010] The sharp turns, ups and downs, and high speeds of today's roller coasters bring a lot of thrills, but if you're not careful, the ride could also cause damage to your ears.Roller Coasters Linked to Common Ear Injury - Read more

Driving Guideline for People with Alzheimer's

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[19/05/2010] The American Academy of Neurology has issued a new guideline to help determine when people with Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia should stop driving.Driving Guideline for People with Alzheimer's - Read more

Older Drivers Often Involved in Daytime Crashes

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[19/05/2010] To help improve traffic safety, engineers identified the characteristics of older drivers in Kansas and the types of crashes they are involved in.Older Drivers Often Involved in Daytime Crashes - Read more

Friends As Key to Happy Retirement

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[14/05/2010] Strong social networks may be more important than having children and grandchildren around if you're hoping for a happy retirement.Friends As Key to Happy Retirement - Read more

Flip-Flops and Sneakers May Help Reduce Osteoarthritis

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[21/04/2010] Flip-flops and sneakers with flexible soles are easier on the knees than clogs or even special walking shoes, a study by Rush University Medical Center has found.Flip-Flops and Sneakers May Help Reduce Osteoarthritis - Read more

Smokers Have Lower Risk of Developing Parkinson's

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[16/04/2010] Researchers have new insight into the relationship between Parkinson's disease and smoking. Several studies have shown that smokers have a lower risk of developing Parkinson's disease.Smokers Have Lower Risk of Developing Parkinson's - Read more

Test Ski Skills for Charity

[03/07/2006] Skiers and snowboarders can sign up for one of Scope's daredevil adventures and make a difference to the lives of many. Test Ski Skills for Charity - Read more

Competition: Blind Gardener of the Year

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[15/04/2005] On April 13, a new competition was launched to find the UK's blind or partially sighted gardeners of the year. BBC TV's Monty Don will be one of a panel of judges. Competition: Blind Gardener of the Year - Read more

Time to Care: Parents' Week- October 25-31

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[25/10/2004] Parents' Week is organised by the National Family and Parenting Institute and is in its fifth year. This year the theme for Parents' Week is how families spend time together, the pressures that families are under, as well as looking at ways to tackle those pressures.Time to Care: Parents' Week- October 25-31 - Read more

 
 
 
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