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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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07/13/2017

Capjob: "People with severe disabilities assist job seekers with severe disabilities"

Modern and user-friendly: job seekers are able to indicate their type of disability on the Capjob.de employment portal and search for jobs that are right for them. REHACARE.com spoke with founder Felix Hüning about the unique features of Capjob and why virtually all parties could benefit from an inclusive employment landscape.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Program for parents improves ADHD behaviors in young children
A program that focuses on strengthening parenting skills also improves symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in 3-8 year-olds, according to researchers at UNC's Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute.
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Thinking 'out-of-the-box' may build a better brain and prevent dementia
Neuroscientist James Galvin hopes to prevent dementia in the first place. So he has developed an innovative program in the Comprehensive Center for Brain Health at FAU called the "Dementia Prevention Initiative" (DPI).
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Both high, low levels of magnesium in blood linked to risk of dementia
People with both high and low levels of magnesium in their blood may have a greater risk of developing dementia, according to a study published in the online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Ribcap | fashionable soft protection helmet | fall risk patients | Ventilation and cooling
Ventilation and Cooling | Ribcap Protective Hat RibCap has ventilation and cooling capacity, which ensures the flow of air and prevents you against that extra heat caused by wearing ordinary helmets.
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REHACARE 2017: thyssenkrupp launches latest solutions to advance home mobility
A combination of mixed-reality and a fully digitalized order process will shorten stairlift delivery times by up to 4x; thyssenkrupp is the first to use HoloLens devices in the home solutions market.
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