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Not about us without us – This is the principle Hubert Hüppe, German Federal Commissioner for the Disabled, wants to live up to with his work. That’s why the realization of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN Convention) is on top of his list.Inclusion: „The Walls Seperating the People Have to Start Crumbling” - Read more
Bus and train bring many people from A to B – fast and easy on the environment. However, the public means of transportation keep on hand some incommodities for people with disabilities. That’s why different working groups and institutes exert themselves for more accessibility in public local traffic.Obligation of Transport Must Be Established by Law - Read more
Listening to a lecture in the lecture hall or reading a book in the library – this is not always possible without restrictions to all students. However, many of them hide this fact, as far as they are able to do it – because of fear or on account of bad experiences.Study with Handicap: „Many Students Do Not Want to Come Out“ - Read more
Nowadays, students-to-be often face the agony of choice when deciding on their future field of study. It can be very helpful in these cases, if universities offer certain subjects in combination with each other – as is the case with the rather young subject Rehabilitation Psychology.Rehabilitation Psychology: Providing Theoretical Content and Practical Competence - Read more
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: ”The Wounds Are Cleaner and the Wound Edges Can Grow Closer Together“
Whether it is due to a chronic condition or after surgery – wound healing often gives patients a hard time. Several therapies promise relief, but which of them really keep their word? Negative pressure wound therapy is currently examined very closely and carefully.Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: ”The Wounds Are Cleaner and the Wound Edges Can Grow Closer Together“ - Read more
Wheelchair basketball has always been his cup of tea. Even as a pedestrian Dirk Passiwan liked doing this fast sport. Since he has been diagnosed with arthritis he supports the German national team with his effort – like four years ago in Beijing he also this time takes part in the Paralympic Games in London.Roll’n’Ball at the Paralympics 2012: „We Give Everything and Do Our Best” - Read more
Seeing without Being Able to See: “All visually impaired people need individually adapted auxiliary means”
Those who cannot see well after an accident or due to older age need different auxiliary means to lead a broadly normal life. What exactly is needed depends on the individual vision and must be adapted to the personal needs.Seeing without Being Able to See: “All visually impaired people need individually adapted auxiliary means” - Read more
Many people were critical when the alternative service in Germany was put out one year ago and, instead, volunteers should take over the same tasks. However, the Federal Volunteer Service functions better than expected.One Year of Federal Volunteer Service: „No new contracts this year" - Read more
Far countries, foreign cultures – this are the challenges Andreas Pröve faces up to over and over again with enthusiasm. His wheelchair does not hinder his thirst for adventure, on the contrary: Just because many people do not think he is capable of doing it, he ventures the apparently impossible.Globetrotter in a Wheelchair: "Men with Kalashnikovs Have Arrested Me" - Read more
School is out, working life begins: an exciting time in which everything changes. Also for people who articulate with the help of Alternative Communication (AC). The auxiliary means have to function exactly so that the transition functions easily.Alternative Communication: "When Starting Working Life Communication Is Especially Important" - Read more