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REHACARE 2018: Self-determined living

Magazine: Year-round information portal on the topic of "Self-determined living"

Leonard Grobien – That's how he rolls
Leonard Grobien – also known as Typitus – was a part of #AbilityTube Berlin, the first meeting of German-speaking influencers with disabilities. And maybe the five YouTubers have set something in motion, which will become quite big in the coming years. Why he already follows his profession with his YouTube channel and what is close to his heart besides movies, he tells us on REHACARE.com.
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Katja Alekseev – That's how she rolls
Her blog is actually a kind of diary, but – according to Katja Alekseev – it should encourage other women to stand up for their wishes. Currently, the 29-year-old is fully occupied with her studies, her blog and her work for DIE PARTEI. What she would do if she had more time and why air travel is not for her, she tells us on REHACARE.com.
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Laura Gehlhaar – That's how she rolls
Laura Gehlhaar has no heart for blue carpets! And she makes noises when she moves over to the toilet – at least that's what her boyfriend claims. But the author and activist can laugh about it. What she can't laugh about and how the processing status of her dream trip is, she tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Raul Krauthausen – That's how he rolls
If you travel a lot for work, you don't necessarily feel like travelling in your free time. In this respect it is understandable that Raul Krauthausen has not yet realized his trip around the world. What made Germany's most well-known inclusion activists laugh on Twitter lately and to which serious questions he would like to have an answer, he tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Anne Gersdorff – That's how she rolls
Inclusion and work are her topics – the activist Anne Gersdorff studied social work and works as an integration consultant. She doesn't take herself so seriously and would like to take one or two time travels. To whom she owes her humanistic image of man, what she would like to change politically and where her dream journey should go to, she tells on REHACARE.com.
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"Smart technology opportunities can make it easier to live a self-determined life"
Controlling an electric wheelchair by using smart glasses? Smart glasses like munevo Drive make this a reality. Visitors have a chance to check them out in person at this year’s REHACARE trade fair. Konstantin Madaus from the startup company Munevo looks back on the previous trade show presence and invites everyone to join him at his company’s booth again this year.
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Tourism for All: "Traveling is not just about physical access"
Tourism is for everybody. The aim of the British organisation Tourism for All is to make travel accessible. Whether travelers, policy makers or companies, Tourism for All wants to operate with and for everyone. REHACARE.com asked, how the attitude of companies and politicians towards people with disabilities has changed and what the European tourism market has to offer.
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M-Enabling Forum: "The best assistive technologies cannot be useful if our digital environment is not accessible"
Self-determined living needs accessibility. This does not only apply to step-free entrance for wheelchair users, but also for the digital environment. For example, when blind people surf the internet with a screen reader, they need web sites that are accessible. But reality often looks different. Reason enough for the M-Enabling Forum to focus on this topic at this year's REHACARE.
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TTC Wheel-Trans: Accessible transport for people with disabilities in Toronto
In Canada, the North Americans are far ahead of us Germans when it comes to accessibility. If you are a guest in Toronto, you not only have the possibility to travel with the usual public transport, but you can also opt for the 100 percent accessible alternative and use Wheel-Trans.
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"ichó brings people with and without dementia together and provides a way to share stories, experiences, and impressions."
Like the golden sphere in the fairy tale of the Frog King, ichó (Greek for echo) is meant to bring back lost motor skills and cognitive functions to people with dementia. The project of four former graduates of the Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences aims to offer individual support through a person’s favorite music or fairy tale.
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Bonn to host 2019 IPC General Assembly
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will host its 2019 General Assembly in its home city of Bonn, Germany, as part of celebrations to mark the organisation’s 30th anniversary.
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Whole grains one of the most important food groups for preventing type 2 diabetes
It doesn't matter if it's rye, oats, or wheat. As long as it is wholegrain, it can prevent type 2 diabetes. This is the finding of a new study from researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, and the Danish Cancer Society Research Center.
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Enter EDF's 'Picture Equality' Photo Competition 2018!
The theme of the competition is Equality and Inclusion of persons with disabilities. This theme must be implemented into the photo submissions. Feel free to be creative and unique. However, do not stray away from the goal of the theme. Photos which are not relevant will not be considered for the competition.
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Dementia symptoms peak in winter and spring, study finds
Adults both with and without Alzheimer's disease have better cognition skills in the late summer and early fall than in the winter and spring, according to a new study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Andrew Lim of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of Toronto, Canada, and colleagues.
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Study provides 10-year risk estimates for dementia
A Danish study provides 10-year absolute risk estimates for dementia specific to age, sex and common variation in the APOE gene, which may help identify high-risk individuals who potentially could benefit from early targeted prevention.
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Focus on aging eyes: Poll finds primary care providers play key role in eye care after 50
A new poll suggests that primary care providers could play an important role in promoting vision care for adults age 50 and older, especially for those most in need of eye exams, and those most sensitive to the cost.
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A new theory for phantom limb pain points the way to more effective treatment
Dr Max Ortiz Catalan of Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has developed a new theory for the origin of the mysterious condition, 'phantom limb pain'. Published in the journal Frontiers in Neurology, his hypothesis builds upon his previous work on a revolutionary treatment for the condition, that uses machine learning and augmented reality.
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Tokyo 2020: Record number of sports to be broadcast live
A record 16 disciplines from 14 sports will be available for Rights Holding Broadcasters to show live from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed.
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Children with tics can be helped by both group and individual therapy
Nonvoluntary stressful movements or sounds are everyday reality for children and adolescents with Tourette Syndrome, but the symptoms can be significantly reduced - both when help comes individually and in a group.
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Stroke doubles dementia risk, concludes large-scale study
The University of Exeter Medical School led the study which analysed data on stroke and dementia risk from 3.2 million people across the world. The link between stroke and dementia persisted even after taking into account other dementia risk factors such as blood pressure, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
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Well Run Technology Co., LTD
- Don’t be the same, be better. - Established in 1976, WELL RUN has been providing high quality products at the best prices and services to our customers in various markets throughout all over...
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UPnRIDE is one of the 10 Innovations from Israel that prove we're on our way to living in the future
BuzzFeed found that UPnRIDE is one of the " 10 Innovations From Israel That Prove We're On Our Way To Living In The Future " and stated that "The revolutionary UPnRIDE mobility device...
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2018 NEPAL TREK
A major new challenge for 2018 will be taking Michel Veisy (mountain guide), his team and its Quadrix wheelchairs to a new destination: Nepal. The team has been boosted by two successful expeditions...
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AMAneo from CSS: Operating computer mouse and tablet again despite trembling hand
For people with severe hand shaking (tremor), it is impossible to operate a computer with the mouse or a tablet via touchscreen. CSS has developed an adapter which compensates a strong tremor of the...
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