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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

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

Helping dogs: Animal assistance in everyday life

They pick up items, warn about dangerous situations or safely guide a person through traffic – assistance dogs for persons with various disabilities have many different duties and responsibilities.Helping dogs: Animal assistance in everyday life - 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

"The reasons that lead to violence in care are complex and complicated"

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Dr. Ralf Suhr [25/06/2015] Abuse in care has many different forms and is still a taboo subject. The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day wants to shed a bright light on this issue. This year, the Center for Quality in Care, ZQP, introduced its new featured report titled "Preventing Violence in Care". REHACARE.de spoke with ZQP foundation president Dr. Ralf Suhr about seamless transitions and active prevention."The reasons that lead to violence in care are complex and complicated" - Read more

European Film Festival 'Integration You and Me' during Freedom Drive in Brussels

Photo: Film Festival set scene [24/06/2015] The European Film Festival 'Integration You and Me' celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2013. For this decade it managed to pave the way for the subject of disability in the media and among the general public. It has been an inspiration for organising dozens of similar events not only in Koszalin, but also in other parts of Poland and even Europe.European Film Festival 'Integration You and Me' during Freedom Drive in Brussels - Read more

Changing perspectives – changing mobility

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

"World MS Day calls attention to the need for inclusion"

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Dorothea Pitschnau-Michel [26/05/2015] Since 2009, the World MS Day calls attention to multiple sclerosis and the people who live with this disease of the central nervous system around the world. REHACARE.de spoke with Dorothea Pitschnau-Michel, Secretary of the German Multiple Sclerosis Society (DMSG), about this special day, which always takes place on the last Wednesday of May."World MS Day calls attention to the need for inclusion" - Read more

Students preparing business concept for first integration hotel in Leipzig

Photo: Students from Leipzig, Germany [15/05/2015] In cooperation with Berufsbildungswerk Leipzig (BBW) five students from HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management are currently preparing a business concept for Philippus Leipzig in Germany. By the end of 2016, the city's first integration hotel as well as a church hall serving as a restaurant and event location within the framework of an integration business will open their gates here.Students preparing business concept for first integration hotel in Leipzig - Read more

"Persons with severe disabilities, who start their own business, need high-quality flexible models"

One-size-fits-all solutions generally don’t work on a typical workday for persons with several disabilities. The often very diverse limitations also require a highly flexible work environment. Since most employers are not able to or don’t want to offer this type of setting, most persons with severe disabilities are often forced to become self-employed."Persons with severe disabilities, who start their own business, need high-quality flexible models" - Read more

 
 

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