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05/11/2017: Active in everyday life and while traveling

Medicare recipients using rehabilitation services report major functional improvements; Samira Mousa - That's how she rolls; Better quality relationships associated with reduced dementia risk; Topic of the Month May: Active in everyday life and while traveling; Stroke prevention may also reduce dementia; Adjusting meds may reduce fall risk in older adults
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04/27/2017: Literature in Simple Language

We asked; Video launched to improve healthcare provision for people with learning disability; Katrin Sickert - That's how she rolls; Rising of new diagnosed cases of type 1 and 2 diabetes among children; Money is a barrier to independence for young adults with autism; Topic of the Month; Study shows hearing tests miss common form of hearing loss; Retraining the brain to see after stroke
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04/13/2017: Intercultural care

Jan Nic Arnold - That's how he rolls; Topic of the Month March: Intercultural care; Tokyo 2020 publish accessibility guidelines; Researchers gain insight into lives of parents raising children with autism; Hearing and touch mediate sensations via osseointegrated prostheses
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03/30/2017: Music overcomes borders

Video: REHACARE 2017: Self-determined living; Rio 2016 Paralympics smashed all TV viewing records; Danny-Ralph Cäsar - That's how he rolls; Quadriplegia: Injury bridging technologies to move again just by thinking; 'Geofencing' shows promise in tracking chronic care; Sound waves boost older adults' memory, deep sleep; Topic of the Month March: "A disability is just as stressful if it’s invisible"
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03/16/2017: Alpacas as co-therapists

Video: A different type of occupational therapy – Alpacas as therapy animals; Physical activity affects pain modulation in the elderly; Common proposal to improve access to audiovisual media services; Kim Elena do Calvário Moquenco - That's how she rolls; Detecting mild cognitive impairment with virtual reality game; Topic of the Month: Aphasia as an invisible companion in education and career
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03/02/2017: Living with an invisible disability

Older adults embracing "Living Apart Together"; One in three parents of a child with a learning disability is in a distressed relationship; Lydia Zoubek - That's how she rolls; Male caregivers report more positives in caring for stroke survivors; Sign language users have better reaction times; Yoga can be helpful for low back pain; Topic of the Month March: Living with an invisible disability
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02/16/2017: Accessible books cannot be taken for granted

We asked: Books for the blind; Safe exercise guidelines for type 1 diabetes; Prosthetic arm technology that detects spinal nerve signals developed; Maria Langstroff - That's how she rolls; Scoliosis: Specialized physical therapy helps teens; Topic of the Month; "On friday afternoons the hospice smells like horse"
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02/02/2017: Animal support

Music venues: stop harassment of people with a learning disability; Silke Pan - That's how she rolls; Soccer is like medicine for women with high blood pressure; Type 2 diabetes shows marked increase in pediatric population; Topic of the Month February: Animal helpers; Acupuncture boosts effectiveness of standard medical care for chronic pain; Scoliosis: Specialized physical therapy helps teens
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01/19/2017: Fashion at eye level

We asked: Fashion: At eye level with little people; Older adults walk more for money and opportunity to donate to charity; Osteoarthritis: Chair yoga is effective alternative treatment; Viola Steinbeck - That's how she rolls; Longer use of pain relievers associated with hearing loss in women; Topic of the Month January: Love and disability: Why are there so many prejudices?
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01/05/2017: Love is in the air

London 2017: The World Para Athletics Championships take place in July; New 'Accessibility Guide' on the needs of persons with disabilities using public transport; Manfred Fischer - That's how he rolls; Research unlocks clues to language-based learning in children; Topic of the Month January: Love and relationship; Physiotherapy: Cycling in bed is safe for ICU patients
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