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What makes other people actually happy in life? If you ever wondered, you have come to the right place. REHACARE.de talks with a variety of people about happiness, desires and life itself.

 
 

Many mobile health apps neglect needs of blind users

Photo: Screenshot of an app [20/07/2015] Because people who are blind or have low vision are more likely to have health problems such as obesity or diabetes, it's especially important that mobile health (mHealth) applications – health tracking sensors that connect with smartphone apps – work for those users.Many mobile health apps neglect needs of blind users - Read more

Zero Project: For a world without barriers

Photo: Independent Living activists [29/06/2015] The Zero Project continues to be a success and has grown into an important world organization spreading good policy and practice for the rights of disabled people. Announcing the Zero Project call on education and ICT for 2016. Pass the word to make sure that the Independent Living movement contributes with good examples.Zero Project: For a world without barriers - Read more

Changing perspectives – changing mobility

[01/06/2015] What difference do five centimeters make on a curb when you are in a wheelchair? How much does spatial orientation vary when you can barely see or cannot see at all? People without disabilities can find out first-hand answers that may help them choose to consciously change their own mobility.Changing perspectives – changing mobility - Read more

Software development without barriers

Photo: Young man with visual impairment at the computer [08/04/2015] The demand for information technology experts is high – qualified applicants are wanted everywhere. The IT sector also offers good employment opportunities for instance in software development teams for persons with visual impairment. The Study Centre for the Visually Impaired (SZS) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will now improve the access to software development.Software development without barriers - Read more

"Many people underestimate the economic impact of accessible tourism in Europe"

[01/04/2015] There is a market for accessible travelling in Europe. Yet it only grows very slowly. But actually there is a huge demand, like a study has recently proved. So what do people with access needs really require? And what does the travel industry have to offer – already today and in future?"Many people underestimate the economic impact of accessible tourism in Europe" - Read more

Self-determined traveling with disabilities?!

[01/04/2015] What do people with disabilities experience when they plan their vacation? How well do they cope when they are traveling? And what exactly do they want? Questions upon questions. REHACARE.de asked around.Self-determined traveling with disabilities?! - Read more

Traveling with disabilities: Vacation without limits

[01/04/2015] You need to be mobile if you want to travel. A fact that also applies to persons with disabilities. Yet the choices for accessible travel are slim. Oftentimes things also don’t work out because of inadequate service and poorly trained staff. That’s why the Weitsprung travel agency in Marburg, Germany, made it their mission to make travel dreams come true for everyone.Traveling with disabilities: Vacation without limits - Read more

Survey on accessible tourism

Photo: Wheelchair access to the beach [25/03/2015] An MBA student at the Tallinn University of Technology has launched a survey researching the currently available processes of hotel booking for travellers with access needs in Europe.Survey on accessible tourism - Read more

 
 

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