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"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

Inclusion worldwide: Documentary film about people with disability

Photo: Little girl with one leg and crutches [30/07/2014] 16 countries, 16 projects, 20 life stories of people who live with a disability. Dennis Klein traveled around the world on the trail of the UN convention. He focused a critical view on inclusion and human rights in the whole world. During the REHACARE 2014 Dennis Klein will present his documentary film "Despite everything being Man" in which he gives a voice to people with disability. Inclusion worldwide: Documentary film about people with disability - Read more

Parent Assistance: "A Human Right for Parenthood"

Becoming a parent is easy, but being one is not. Their parental role often challenges people with impairment additionally. Children have many needs after all that want to be pleased. What many parents with impairment do not know: They have a right for parent assistance. Parent Assistance: "A Human Right for Parenthood" - Read more

May 2013: Inclusion thanks to UN Convention

People with disabilities belong into the center of our society. You call this inclusion. This is also the leading thought of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. What the so called UN Convention is all about and how inclusive our society already is, you will get to know in our Topic of the Month May: Inclusion thanks to UN Convention.May 2013: Inclusion thanks to UN Convention - Read more

A Convention for Holistic Inclusion

In December 2006 the UN Convention has been adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations. On the 3rd May 2008 it came into force. Almost one year later the UN Convention on the Right of Persons with Disabilities, how it is called officially, also became obligatory for Germany.A Convention for Holistic Inclusion - Read more

Inclusion: „The Walls Seperating the People Have to Start Crumbling”

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

Kessler Foundation Marks 20th Anniversary of International Day of Persons with Disabilities

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[05/12/2012] Through rehabilitation research and training, Kessler Foundation collaborates with partners here and abroad to further this year's focus of the UN's International Day of Persons with Disabilities – to remove barriers to create an inclusive and accessible society for all.Kessler Foundation Marks 20th Anniversary of International Day of Persons with Disabilities - Read more

Horst Giesen considers the results of REHACARE 2012

Horst Giesen, Project Director REHACARE, considers the results and looks forward to REHACARE 2013.Horst Giesen considers the results of REHACARE 2012 - Read more

Lifelong Mobility Project Gets Under Way in Mexico

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[01/06/2012] A team of global partners has tasked itself with the daunting challenge of bringing mobility to disabled children of developing nations.Lifelong Mobility Project Gets Under Way in Mexico - Read more

One Year of Federal Volunteer Service: „No new contracts this year"

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

Hospitality Industry Often Reluctant to Hire People with Disabilities

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[22/02/2012] People with disabilities trying to find employment in the United States hospitality industry face employers who are often reluctant to hire them because of preconceived notions that they cannot do the job and that they are more costly to employ that people without disabilities, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire (UNH).Hospitality Industry Often Reluctant to Hire People with Disabilities - Read more

Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[08/02/2012] Kessler Foundation awarded a Signature Employment Grant in the amount of 425,000 Dollars to the Office of Research Services at the University of Hawaii, to advance employment opportunities for people with disabilities.Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities - Read more

Rights of People with Disabilities are Not Being Promoted

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[06/02/2012] Historic legal rulings did not protect the rights of persons with disabilities, while legal rulings concerned with race or gender provided much more protection of individual rights and freedoms according to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Queen's University.Rights of People with Disabilities are Not Being Promoted - Read more

Disabled Children Do Matter

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[09/12/2011] Many disabled children fail to reach their full potential because they continue to be marginalised in schools, health and social care, according to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).Disabled Children Do Matter - Read more

Experts Challenge Government on Special Needs Reforms

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[30/11/2011] Academics, activists, young people, parents and carers will debate government plans to involve parents in the assessment process and introduce a legal right to give them control over funding for their child's support.Experts Challenge Government on Special Needs Reforms - Read more

Experts Challenge Government on Special Needs Reforms

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[16/11/2011] Academics, activists, young people, parents and carers will debate government plans to involve parents in the assessment process and introduce a legal right to give them control over funding for their child's support. Experts Challenge Government on Special Needs Reforms - Read more

 
 

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