International Trade Fair for Rehabilitation and Care of people with special needs and those requiring care. Rehabilitation - Care - Prevention - Inclusion. Living aids, mobility, communication, traveling, sports. Düsseldorf. - REHACARE Trade Fair -- REHACARE Trade Fair

Welcome to REHACARE.com!

Your year-round information portal on "self-determined living"

Graphic: Review REHACARE 2017; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf

What has happened at REHACARE 2017?

10/18/2017

Kristof Magnusson – That's how he rolls

Literature in Easy Language is still an exception. That's why writer Kristof Magnusson floats against the tide and writes books in at least Simple Language. What he has never written before, but would like to and how he is connected to Iceland, he tells at REHACARE.com.
Read more
10/11/2017

Anja Moerstedt – That's how she rolls

Anja Moerstedt had to learn to give her body more time: She fell ill with a rare genetic defect from one day to another. But the 45-year-old from Emden remained positive. Through her limitation, she found her mission: to draw attention to discrimination. What moves her and why the way she was educated is important for her life today, she tells us at REHACARE.com.
Read more
10/04/2017

Lea Voitel – That's how she rolls

Writing is very important to the blogger Lea Voitel. That's why she is very grateful to her German teacher, who encouraged her to do so at the time. The 20-year-old has found her destiny in self-determined travel. Why a festival visit for her was nevertheless something very special and what she would like to see from the society, she tells us on REHACARE.com.
Read more
10/19/2017

"The BGG Arbitration Body is a solid tool to file for rights violation complaint at no charge"

The Federal Act on the Equalization of Disabled Persons (Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz), BGG, intends to ensure that people with disabilities don’t face discrimination. In December 2016, the BGG arbitration body was created. REHACARE.com checked with Anne Katrin Lutz and Dr. Rica Werner who can contact the staff in Berlin given applicable circumstances.
Read more
08/17/2017

"Long cane for children is a 'facilitator'– the chance to independently accomplish something"

The long cane offers the possibility to be independent and effectively mobile as a person with visual impairment. Children in particular could get used to him in a playful way. The association "Anderes sehen e.V." has co-developed the children's long cane. REHACARE.com spoke to Ellen Schweizer, the founder of the association, about the fact that inclusion is not a burden, but can bring joy.
Read more
08/17/2017

Blind soccer fans are on the ball for 90 minutes thanks to match reporting

For nearly 20 years, the "Fanclub Sehhunde; Fußball-Fanclub für Blinde und Sehbehinderte e.V." promotes match reporting for the blind to ensure that its members fully experience a stadium visit. REHACARE.com spoke with deputy chairperson Nina Schweppe about the match reporting for the blind and the obstacles that still need to be overcome before full inclusion in stadiums becomes a reality.
Read more
Relatively few kidney patients need to start dialysis after undergoing TAVR
The rate of patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing a heart procedure called transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) who eventually need to start dialysis is relatively low, suggests a new study published in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.
Read more
Allianz announced as title sponsor of Dublin 2018 World Para Swimming European Championships
Allianz has been confirmed on Wednesday, 18 October, as the title sponsor for the Dublin 2018 World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships. National Aquatic Centre in the National Sports Campus in Dublin will host the Para Swimming Allianz European Championships from 13-19 August next year.
Read more
Does everyone in Europe have the right to vote?
The right to political participation and the right to vote are fundamental rights for all citizens. In reality, however, millions of people with disabilities in Europe are deprived from exercising this fundamental right.
Read more
Survey provides new directions for employment of people with disabilities
Kessler Foundation released the results of a new national survey that shows that employers are striving to recruit, hire, train, and retain people with disabilities, and reveals areas of opportunity for even greater successes in the workplace.
Read more
Study: Risk factors on rise among people with stroke
Despite prevention efforts, researchers have found a significant increase over a 10-year period in the percentage of people with stroke who have high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking and other risk factors for stroke.
Read more
Playing a conversation game may encourage advance care planning
Few people may want to spend a Saturday night planning their end-of-life care, but playing a game designed to spur conversation about advance care planning may be a more enjoyable way to ease into the process, according to researchers.
Read more
Research says: 'Relative age' causing bias in ADHD diagnosis
Younger primary school children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than their older peers within the same school year, new research has shown.
Read more
European Para Youth Games take place in Italy
Hundreds of the best young Para athletes in Europe are gathering in Italy this week for the fourth European Para Youth Games. More than 600 Para athletes from 26 countries will compete in eight sports from 10-15 October.
Read more
End-of-life decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities
A new study by researchers at the University at Buffalo provides a groundbreaking look at how advance care planning medical orders inform emergency medical service (EMS) providers' experiences involving people with intellectual disabilities.
Read more
Kessler study shows behavioral approach reduces cognitive fatigue in multiple sclerosis
Novel study demonstrated potential for nonpharmacologic intervention for treating cognitive fatigue in individuals with multiple sclerosis.
Read more
Brand new product: MERLIN – A rigid foldable wheelchair in a class of its own
The Rehacare in Düsseldorf has just opened its doors to all visitors. In the course of the trade fair, Wolturnus presents a brand new wheelchair: Merlin – a rigid foldable wheelchair in a class of its...
Read more
Abram's Nation to debut at REHACARE
US Inventor’s First Time Attendance at International Trade Show Inventor, Founder, and President Rose Morris, and her company Abram’s Nation, winner of the U.S. Small Business...
Read more
Quha's communications products enable handsfree independent access
Quha is demonstrating its extensive range of communication products at the REHACARE Exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany on October 4-7, 2017. The wireless gyroscopic mouse Quha Zono enables accurate...
Read more
Conversation with SBA’s 2017 Exporter of the Year
Rose Morris is the ‘mompreneur’ behind The Safety Sleeper™, the winner of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 2017 Exporter of the Year Award. Creating the product out of...
Read more
First Canadian Pavilion ever at REHACARE
REHACARE 2017 First Canadian Pavilion ever at REHACARE Canada – Number 8 at the show The 40th REHACARE INTERNATIONAL will return to Düsseldorf from October 4 – 7, 2017.  The leading event will...
Read more
New Limb Difference gripping aid launches from The Active Hands Company
The Active Hands Company is the go-to place for people with hand function disabilities.  Born out of Rob Smith’s frustration at his own poor hand function and strength, following his spinal...
Read more