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People with a learning disability have a passion for politics, but face exclusion

Photo: Voting box [20/10/2014] In a new survey, Mencap reveals that people with a learning disability have a political appetite and want to vote, but many are excluded from the process and aren’t able to exercise their democratic right.People with a learning disability have a passion for politics, but face exclusion - Read more

"Artists with disabilities usually fall through the cracks"

Photo: Bea Gellhorn Invitations instead of exclusions, noticing barriers and breaking them down – that’s the goal of the Online Gallery Insider Art. Bea Gellhorn is the first chairwoman of the registered association Insider Art and knows how important it is to appreciate artists with disabilities. She spoke with REHACARE.de about the importance of art per se and the public perception of artists with disabilities."Artists with disabilities usually fall through the cracks" - Read more

Simply awesome – On a visit in a living community

These days everybody is talking about inclusion. But the living community Brücke Krücke in Bonn, Germany, has a much longer history of being inclusive. REHACARE.de had a look on site.Simply awesome – On a visit in a living community - Read more

Young people with intellectual disabilities make an impact on leading United Nations figures

Photo: Young people at UN side event [06/10/2014] Young people with intellectual disabilities have won backing from key United Nations (UN) figures for their right to have a voice in decisions about their lives. In one of the best attended UN side events ever held in Geneva, members of two UN committees heard compelling testimony from four young people with intellectual disabilities and a passionate belief in their right to be heard.Young people with intellectual disabilities make an impact on leading United Nations figures - Read more

Running and playing with disability – aids and appliances for children with motor restrictions

Children love being on the move and conquering the world on their own little feet. In many cases restrictions in mobility thereby need not be a reason for not participating in such pleasurable moments. Often it is simply a question of using the right aids and appliances so that also girls and boys with a disability can unlock new realms of experience and develop a higher degree of independence.Running and playing with disability – aids and appliances for children with motor restrictions - Read more

"People are not disabled, but are made disabled by social structures"

One year, 17 countries and five continents. Dennis Klein, a German high school teacher, who has been interested in the subject of inclusion since his early youth, has returned from his trip around the world. At REHACARE 2014, he now presents a documentary in which he gives people with disabilities from different countries a voice."People are not disabled, but are made disabled by social structures" - Read more

REHACARE Forum: Inclusion and participation – Status Quo in Germany

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[26/09/2014] Today, many people with disabilities in Germany are still being excluded. The current German government has issued objectives for an inclusive society in its coalition agreement. Yet what about their implementation? The REHACARE Forum "Inclusion and Participation" focuses on this question on Friday, September 26, 2014.REHACARE Forum: Inclusion and participation – Status Quo in Germany - Read more

Riding across the REHACARE on three wheels

He is an old hand in the Sports Center: since 2009, Hans-Peter Durst has been visiting the REHACARE on a regular basis and introducing visitors to his type of sport. After his accident in 1994, the three-wheeler initially was just a means to an end to stay in touch. But then his competitive spirit awakened. Riding across the REHACARE on three wheels - Read more

Information on labor force participation with REHADAT

People with disabilities should be part of the primary labor market. However, many employers don’t know how they can make a workplace assessable for a disabled person. This is why REHADAT provides bundled information on the topic. At REHACARE 2014, visitors can get a good first impression on-site in the Focal Park "People with disabilities at work" focal park in Hall 3.Information on labor force participation with REHADAT - Read more

Verena Bentele at REHACARE 2014

The German Federal Government Commissioner for the Disabled visited the REHACARE this year. On her way through the halls she took also time for an interview with REHACARE.de.Verena Bentele at REHACARE 2014 - Read more

 
 

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