Name: Jan-Oliver Wülfing
City: Königsbrunn, Germany
Occupation: scientific assistant, doctoral thesis on the topic "What are the characteristics of prosodic speech synthesis for people who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication"
Impairment: athetosis, dysarthtrie
When did you last laugh heartily and what about?
Jan-Oliver Wülfing: Recently at the Cabaret of the "Augsburger Puppenkiste"
What have you always been wanting to do and why have you never done this so far?
Jan-Oliver Wülfing: For me as an E-wheelchair user, it is understandable not to be attractive for women, but at the same time it is sad.
Which person has influenced you most? And why?
Jan-Oliver Wülfing: My mentor at the Fraunhofer Society, because he encourages me to go over hedge and ditch.
You have the chance to become the Commissioner for the Disabled in your country. What would you do first?
Jan-Oliver Wülfing: 10 percent of all parliamentarians must have an impairment.
Your life is made into a film: Who would represent you?
Jan-Oliver Wülfing: I cannot name a person, but he/she should have a caliber of a Quentin Tarantino. I do not like these hackneyed disabled-love-problems tearjerkers. How about a casual bank robbery?
I would like to be ...
Jan-Oliver Wülfing: a ballet dancer.
Which questions would you like answered the most?
Jan-Oliver Wülfing: Why do scientists, who have to deal with impaired persons in their research area, distance themselves to the impaired scientific board?
What I finally want to say?
Jan-Oliver Wülfing: Don´t walk, dance.