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Sometimes dreams actually do come true: Carina Kühne never dreamed she would play the lead role in a movie that has since won numerous awards. Yet despite this success, things still leave much to be desired because the industry needs to finally embrace inclusion. REHACARE.com spoke with the actor about her view of the industry and barriers in people’s minds. "Actors with disabilities are not being offered many roles" - Read more
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[26/11/2015] A change of gait pattern and paralysis on the right side of the body and particularly of the arm – at first glance, these consequences of a stroke don’t appear to be the best prerequisites to partake in the sport of Judo. Yet Ludger Steffens likes to prove the opposite is true. REHACARE.com spoke with the 63-year-old about successes and inclusion in martial arts."Judo is ideal for persons with or without disabilities" - Read more
[25/11/2015] For people with wheelchairs, walking aids or baby carriages the most common obstacles which limit their freedom of movement on a daily basis are stairs. With the campaign MapMyDay the German non-profit organization Sozialhelden e.V. and the World Health Organization (WHO) want to raise awareness and improve mobility on December 3, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.MapMyDay: Worldwide campaign to raise awareness for common barriers - Read more
[02/11/2015] Inclusive education of children with disabilities is a concept well established in the West. Through international declarations and organizations the term has also spread to other countries, such as India. Yet data shows that many children with disabilities still lack access to education. A new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg shows that context can be the critical factor.Context critical to understand schooling of children with autism in India - Read more
Self-determination is a human right. Yet despite the ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by many countries worldwide, this right cannot be acknowledged in an unrestricted manner: persons with various disabilities are still restricted by the structures surrounding them. They are constrained by society. This prevents them from living a self-determined life.Living a self-determined life: Nothing about us without us - Read more
[26/10/2015] Children with autism who participated in a 10-week, 40-hour, theatre-based program showed significant differences in social ability compared to a group of children with autism who did not participate, according to a Vanderbilt study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.Children with autism benefit from theater-based program - Read more
Music moves people. That’s why Udo Dumbeck loves it to treat the visitors to a great dancing show at every REHACARE which always excite enthusiasm. Before the big performance we asked the head of the Department of Dance of the Rehabilitation and Sports Association of People with Handicaps in North-Rhine Westphalia (BRSNW) to share some details. Highlight of every REHACARE: The closing event in the Sports Center - Read more
Whizzing down a ramp with a wheelchair and make a one handed rollover? No problem for wheelchair skaters. Even the youngest are having a lot of fun. David Lebuser has already come a long way in this discipline, and flies regularly to the World Cup in the USA. At REHACARE he shows the visitors what stunts with a wheelchair are possible. Chair skating: "Kids don’t learn tricks but see this as a huge playground" - Read more