Photo: Sprint situation during a men's nordic skiing cup; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Hanns Krebs

France to host camp for intellectually impaired skiers

05/12/2018

World Para Nordic Skiing and the International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual Impairments (INAS) will host an historic camp and competition for skiers with intellectual impairments in Bessans, France, from 9-14 December.
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Photo: Girl with trisomy 21 looking at a globe; Copyright: panthermedia.net/AllaSerebrina

December 2018: Inclusion: Best practice examples from all over the world

03/12/2018

It is always worth looking beyond one's own nose – this also applies to inclusion. Now that the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has been signed by more than 160 states and the European Union, the changes and progress made in the individual countries are still different, but nevertheless revealing.
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Photo: Teacher and his class holding self-made signs; Copyright: Leszek Sibilski

Paralympic dream inspires US students

03/12/2018

Students at a community college in the USA have been so inspired by the impact Para sport is having around the world that they are helping one aspiring athlete to achieve her dream of competing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
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November 2018: Inclusion in professional life and education

01/11/2018

In the Topic of the Month November REHACARE.com focuses this time on professional life and education. Learn more about positive examples from the school desk to the job, a project that has successfully accompanied young people with disabilities through their vocational training, as well as a prospective carpenter in a wheelchair and a deaf pastor.
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Photo: The back of a wheelchair with a poster saying:

Inclusion in professional life and education

01/11/2018

In the Topic of the Month November REHACARE.com focuses this time on professional life and education. Learn more about positive examples from the school desk to the job, a project that has successfully accompanied young people with disabilities through their vocational training, as well as a prospective carpenter in a wheelchair and a deaf pastor.
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Photo: Wheelchair user David Völzmann at work in a carpentry workshop; Copyright: Andi Weiland | Gesellschaftsbilder.de

Inclusion in practice: On the right career path

01/11/2018

Choosing a career is a deeply personal and intimate decision. Yet this path is also shaped by many external factors. If you are a person in a wheelchair of if you are deaf, accessing the primary labor market might not be an easy feat. But it’s definitely possible. David Völzmann and Felizitas Böcher show us how they did it.
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Photo: A trainee with visual impairment at the computer at her workplace; Copyright: !nkA

The !nkA project: "Vocational schools lack inclusion experience"

01/11/2018

Germany needs more inclusive apprenticeship opportunities. That’s something all stakeholders of the recently completed "Inclusive vocational training of young people with and without disabilities" project – !NkA – agree on. After all, young people with disabilities are far too often underestimated. Nearly 40 adolescents were able to unleash their full potential within the scope of the project.
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Photo: meeting in the PIKSL Lab

"PIKSL focuses on the removal of digital barriers"

26/01/2016

Digital transformation does not only cause problems for persons with disabilities. Companies are also facing digital barriers they need to overcome. The PIKSL Lab makes digital inclusion its priority: together, individuals with and without disabilities work on removing digital barriers. In this interview with REHACARE.de, Project Manager Tobias Marczinzik explains the PIKSL concept.
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