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03/07/2019: Trend towards digitization – rehabilitation of tomorrow

New wheelchair design: a hand gear for better ergonomics; Beater Kerber – That's how she rolls; Mencap NI: New inclusive cross community youth project launched; People with chronic pain are coping with the help of Pinterest; Topic of the Month: Trend towards digitization – rehabilitation of tomorrow; Diabetes: telemedicine and data science can improve patient care
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02/21/2019: How does diabetes affect children in school?

Making astronomy accessible to the deaf; Laura Mench – That's how she rolls; ADHD diagnoses poorly documented; Topic of the Month: Accessible retail: Status quo and industry trends; Education may not protect against dementia; The first dexterous and sentient hand prosthesis successfully implanted; Brain hand 'map' is maintained in amputees with and without phantom limb sensations
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02/07/2019: Inclusion in everyday life and work

We asked: DisAbility Talent; Youth w disabilities have increased risk for peer harassment; Katrin Neudolt – That's how she rolls; Mencap & Sport England join forces to help people with learning disability; ToM: Accessibility in retail; People w chronic disease are not being active enough; Barriers to exercise experienced by dialysis patients; Vitamin D could lower risk of developing diabetes
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01/24/2019: Self-determined living with careunities

We asked: careunities; Auditory testing may identify children for autism screening; Study details development of functional skills in persons with Down syndrome; Roxana Dobrica – That's how she rolls; Tokyo 2020: 180,000 apply to be volunteers; ToM: Music for everybody: Accessible festivals; AI makes life easier for hearing aid users; WSU smart home tests first elder care robot
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01/10/2019: Music for everybody: Accessible festivals

Lillehammer 2021: Snow sports spectacular; Cindy Klink – That's how she rolls; Can 'digital medicine' help children with autism and co-occurring ADHD?; Autism friendly preparing for MRI scans; Topic of the Month: Music for everybody: Accessible festivals; Rerouting nerves during amputation reduces phantom limb pain before it starts; Getting older adults to be more active;
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12/13/2018: Inclusion: Best practice examples from all over the world

Artificial joint restores wrist-like movements to forearm amputees; Robin Nixdorf – That's how he rolls; State pension age increase causing huge uncertainty for older workers, especially females; Music supports the auditory skills of hearing-impaired children; Topic of the Month: Inclusion: Best practice examples from all over the world; Tokyo 2020: Ottobock named Official Supporter
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11/29/2018: With Simple Language to a finished application

We asked: "Simple Language can break down online barriers"; Using Skype to beat the blues; Benjamin Schmidt – That's how he rolls; Study illuminates the largely unrecognized role of youth caregivers; Music improves social communication in autistic children; Topic of the Month: Inclusion in practice: On the right career path; Community choirs reduce loneliness for older adults
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11/15/2018: Mindfulness-based interventions to help stroke survivors

New robot helps the elderly exercise; Lukas Krämer – That's how he rolls; Half of women over 50 experience incontinence, but most haven't talked to a doctor; Naps help some preschoolers learn, but may hinder learning in children with down syndrome; Topic of the Month: The !nkA project: "Vocational schools lack inclusion experience"; Robotic arm may help to rehabilitate chronic stroke victims
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11/01/2018: Inclusion in professional life and education

2019 Wheelchair Basketball Euros hosts named; Toni Furmanski – That's how she rolls; How schools can optimize support for children with ADHD; Topic of the Month November: Inclusion in professional life and education; SeRoDi research project presents final results; Social media buffers depression among older adults with pain; Thinking outside the box: Adults with ADHD not constrained in creativity
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10/18/2018: The latest research news on stroke

Snowboard meets desert!; How We Roll - Daniel Wehrmann; EU pushes for more accessibility on Audiovisual Media; ToM: "Major setback on the road to accessible housing: There are no clear guidelines"; Researchers show new noninvasive blood glucose test; New geriatrics research offers roadmap to 'revolutionary change' for person-centered care; New report on mobility has experts moving
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