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[04/01/2016] Visiting concerts, going to the movies or venturing out on a field trip to the museum – all of these activities are not possible without limitations for many persons with disabilities since the cultural scene still presents numerous obstacles. Can we actually talk about inclusion in our cultural landscape?Access without barriers to arts and culture!? - Read more
[04/01/2016] 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
[21/12/2015] The Miami International Airport has launched the MIAair (Airport Information and Readiness) program, designed to give South Florida individuals with autism related disorders and hearing loss the confidence to enjoy air travel.Program for special needs air travel passengers launched - Read more
[25/11/2015] The elderly may find that using a smartphone is difficult and incomprehensible, while people with disabilities may encounter problems because phone operation requires delicate motor functions. But one inventor saw no reason for it to be this way – and has found a solution to the problem. His invention is a smartphone case equipped with physical buttons.EziSmart makes smartphones more accessible for the elderly - Read more
[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
[19/10/2015] Better support can greatly improve the supermarket shopping experience for people with learning disabilities, a study by an independent self-advocacy group reveals. The research, reported in the journal Learning Disability Practice, has generated a list of recommendations which are being sent to leading supermarket chains.More support needed to make shopping easier for people with learning disabilities - Read more
[15/10/2015] Whizzing down a ramp with a wheelchair and make a one handed rollover? No problem for wheelchair skaters. Even the youngest are having a lot of fun. David Lebuser has already come a long way in this discipline, and flies regularly to the World Cup in the USA. At REHACARE he shows the visitors what stunts with a wheelchair are possible. Chair skating: "Kids don’t learn tricks but see this as a huge playground" - Read more
[15/10/2015] 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