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Assistance: "A dog does not judge and takes people as they are"

Dogs are man’s best friend. VITA assistance dogs are even more than that: they are partners for (canine) life. Whether it’s emptying the washing machine or helping with social contacts – they assist wherever they can. And they do so unconditionally.Assistance: "A dog does not judge and takes people as they are" - 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

Communication made easier for children with cerebral palsy

Photo: Man with communication system [29/05/2015] The Biomechanics Institute of Valencia (IBV) has coordinated the ABC project (Augmented BNCI Communication), a European initiative that has developed a new brain-computer interface system to enhance communication skills of people with cerebral palsy from childhood, improving the relationship with their environment and the expression of emotions.Communication made easier for children with cerebral palsy - 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

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

Daniela Herrmann - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Daniela Herrmann; linked to No barriers, no limits – that would be perfect for Daniela Herrmann. For this way she could live her dreams just like that. But until then she gives of herself to rush of carousel rides, dreams of New York and asks herself on REHACARE.com, why inclusion takes such a long time.Daniela Herrmann - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Birte Müller - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Birte Müller; linked to A disability is not a stroke of fate. Birte Müller looks at it this way and she wants other people to accept this too. She also does not want people to be pitied for their disability. REHACARE.de talked with the mother of two children and children’s book author about dolphin therapy and what she would enact in a very special government position.Birte Müller - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Janis McDavid - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Janis McDavid; linked to For Janis McDavid a self-determined life is very important. Although until now, it is not possible for him to fly in a wheelchair, his freedom and mobility are near and dear to him. What kind of wishes and visions he also has and which basic questions he wants to be answered, he tells us on REHACARE.com.Janis McDavid - That's How He Rolls - Read more

DJ Black Wheelchair - That's How He Rolls

Photo: DJ Black Wheelchair; linked to Accepting that everybody is different and more justice in our society – that is DJ Black Wheelchair’s wish for people with disabilities. In order to change the pictures in the heads of the people at least a bit, he works as a DJ among other things. How much music really influences his life, he tells us on REHACARE.de.DJ Black Wheelchair - That's How He Rolls - Read more

 
 

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