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Music for everybody: Accessible festivals

Dear Sir or Madam,

the year is still young, but music enthusiasts and festival visitors have already planned their summer 2019. After all, tickets for the most famous open-air events are no longer available. You can read about the accessibility of festivals and cultural events of all kinds in our Topic of the Month.

Have an accessible week,

Nadine Lormis
Editorial team REHACARE.com

Graphic: 18 - 21 September 2019, REHACARE International Trade Fair for Rehabilitation and Care, Düsseldorf, Germany

Content

News from the field of Recreation & Culture
How We Roll
News from the field of Women & Kids
Topic of the Month
News from the field of Research & Health

Recreation & Culture

Lillehammer 2021: Snow sports spectacular

History will be made in 2021 as Lillehammer hosts the first joint World Para Snow Sports Championships in Para alpine skiing, Para Nordic skiing and Para snowboard from 4-15 February.
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Cindy Klink – That's how she rolls

How we roll

Photo: Cindy Klink; Copyright: Marc Fuchs / Fuchs Photographie
"Hearing is overrated," is the title of her book. But Cindy Klink has made a name for herself above all with her YouTube channel, on which she translates songs into sign language. Why she thinks that hearing impaired or deaf people are still marginalized and what she would change as the Federal Commissioner for the Disabled, she tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Women & Kids

Can 'digital medicine' help children with autism and co-occurring ADHD?

Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) evaluated a digital medicine tool designed as an investigational treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and co-occurring attention/deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
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Women & Kids

Autism friendly preparing for MRI scans

It's a challenging proposition for anyone: Lie flat on your back, helmet covering half of your face, in a tight-quartered MRI capsule that would make even the non-claustrophobe jittery. Then try not to move for 45 minutes. For children and adolescents with autism and low verbal and cognitive performance (LVCP), that proposition has been nearly impossible without sedation – until now.
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Music for everybody: Accessible festivals

Topic of the Month

Photo: Several wheelchair users on a wheelchair platform during a festival; Copyright: Timo Hermann | Gesellschaftsbilder.de
Diverse and accessible – this still does not apply to all events. But at least more and more festival organisers are now making an inclusive music event possible for people with disabilities. What experiences have two wheelchair users already had at various festivals? And to what extent does Wacken veteran Ron Paustian take on responsibility with passion? Find out more in our Topic of the Month January: Music for everybody: Accessible festivals.
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Research & Health

Rerouting nerves during amputation reduces phantom limb pain before it starts

Doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine are pioneering the use of primary targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) to prevent or reduce debilitating phantom limb and stump pain in amputees.
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Research & Health

Getting older adults to be more active

Exercise and physical activity are good for our health, and soon Generation 100, a comprehensive study from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) on the effects of exercise on aging will be able to tell us whether exercise actually prolongs life.
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