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Animal trauma therapist: "My dog taught me that emotional bonds do not have to hurt"

Not all disabilities are visible. Especially psychological disabilities are often being suppressed or not viewed as such. It is still widely unknown that an assistance dog can help with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other psychological disabilities for example.Animal trauma therapist: "My dog taught me that emotional bonds do not have to hurt" - Read more

Melanie Wimmer - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Melanie Wimmer; linked to Having a penfriend is out of fashion? Not for Melanie Wimmer who keeps in touch this way intensively. Friends, family and also animals are near and dear to her anyway. She is also very interested in fashion and styling so that she acts this out in front of a camera as a hobby model. Why especially Kate Middleton should be playing her role in the movie about her life, she tells us on REHACARE.com.Melanie Wimmer - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Sven Neeb - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Sven Neeb; linked to With a ready tongue and "being bananas in a positive way" Sven Neeb watches his environment and our society. He is able to live without pity and overprotective help offered by strangers. But the implementation of inclusion and accessibility is very important to him. Why supply of auxiliary means would be his first action as German Federal Commissioner for the Disabled, he tells us on REHACARE.com.Sven Neeb - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Lina Maria Kotschedoff - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Lina Maria Kotschedoff; linked to "I am a blind fish," says Lina Maria Kotschedoff about herself. And every day she shows the world that her visual impairment does not restrict her. Especially with her professional experiences she wants to motivate people to believe in themselves and to fight for their own dreams. How else she would break down walls in the people’s minds, she tells us on REHACARE.com.Lina Maria Kotschedoff - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Katarina B. - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Katarina B.; linked to The diagnosis Multiple Sclerosis (MS) does not mean that life is now less worth living. Katarina B. does not only have this opinion, she herself is also the best example for it. With her blog she wants to encourage people and give them hope. What everyday life looks like for her and which people influence her, she tells us on REHACARE.com.Katarina B. - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Laura Gentile - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Laura Gentile; linked to Like for many other young women fashion is an important everyday topic for Laura Gentile. That is why she shows on a regular basis in her blog that fashionable clothing and a wheelchair are not contradiction. But the Austrian woman also dreams of changing the world and more respect. Who made her the person she is today, she tells us on REHACARE.com.Laura Gentile - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Oliver Straub - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Oliver Straub; linked to From Lake Constance to Berlin – this is his aim. In order to pay attention to the so called Bundesteilhabegesetz (Federal Participation Law), Oliver Straub is going to travel this distance with his electric wheelchair this summer. Why this tour and his independence are so important to him and which role his personal assistants play, he tells us on REHACARE.com.Oliver Straub - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Animals' presence may ease social anxiety in kids with autism

Photo: Guinea pig on a child's lap [22/05/2015] When animals are present, children with autism have lower readings on a device that detects anxiety and other forms of social arousal when interacting with their peers. Companion animals – like dogs, cats or the guinea pigs in a new study – may prove to be a helpful addition to treatment programs designed to help children with ASDs improve their social skills and interactions with other people.Animals' presence may ease social anxiety in kids with autism - Read more

Kathi Kahrstedt - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Kathi Kahrstedt; linked to Kathi Kahrstedt is aiming high: With her orthesis she wants to walk 280 kilometers. This way she wants to show that you should not let yourself get knocked down by several diagnoses – and that you can achieve a lot also with a disability. On REHACARE.com she also tells us what her first actions as the German Federal Commissioner for the Disabled would be.Kathi Kahrstedt - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Verena Freund - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Verena Freund; linked to Colorful and diverse – that’s how most children think our world looks like. So how do they draw encounters between people with and without disabilities? This is something Verena Freund wants to find out with her painting competition dealing with the topic inclusion. What kind of obstacles she had to face until now and what especially her family taught her, she told us on REHACARE.com.Verena Freund - That's How She Rolls - Read more

 
 

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