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Inclusive communication design


Dear Sir or Madam,

In our digital world it is all about information and where to find them as quick as possible. When websites are well designed as well, they also meet our aesthetic pleasure. Florian Adler wants to combine both:
In order to include people with visual impairments into the digital world, the communication designer developed a special online platform. So, we asked Florian Adler what he wants to change with this inclusive digital guide.

Enjoy reading!

Anne Hofmann
Editorial Team REHACARE.com


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How We Roll
Topic of the Month
Newsletter Archive
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Accessibility of medical offices? People with disabilities tell the tale

Topic of the Month

Photo: Woman in a wheelchair drives through the accessible entrance of a huge building; Copyright: visitBerlin, Andi Weiland | Gesellschaftsbilder.de
Many medical practices externally communicate that they are accessible. Yet when patients with disabilities arrive at these locations, they often come to realize that not all is as advertised. That’s why REHACARE.com asked people with different types of disabilities about their experiences during various office visits.
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Auxiliary Means

Stroke rehabilitation: Robotic device is helping patients to recover

A recent study, affiliated with Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced a new robotic tool for assessments of muscle overactivity and movement dysfunction in stroke survivors.
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New app to help improve environments for people living with dementia

The University of Stirling's Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) has announced the development of a ground-breaking new app to help improve workplaces, public buildings and homes for people living with dementia.
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Wearable system helps visually impaired users navigate

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a new system that uses a 3-D camera, a belt with separately controllable vibrational motors distributed around it, and an electronically reconfigurable Braille interface to give visually impaired users more information about their environments.
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Anja Bohr - That's how she rolls

How we roll

Photo: Anja Bohr; Copyright: sags-leicht
If you're asking Anja Bohr, every human being has the right to understand and to be understood. That's the reason she learned easy and sign language. While she would feel uncomfortable with being Commissioner for the Disabled, there's not much else she wouldn't dare. Which question the sign language assistant would like to get an answear to, she tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Research & Health

Teens with ADHD have lower crash risk than previously reported

Adolescent drivers with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a 36 percent higher crash risk than other newly licensed teens. Although elevated, this risk is far lower than previous reports of being four times higher. This is the first large-scale study to provide detailed information on crash risk of adolescents with ADHD compared to other newly licensed young drivers.
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Research & Health

Human brain tunes into visual rhythms in sign language

The human brain works in rhythms and cycles. These patterns occur at predictable frequencies. When people listen to speech, their brain waves lock up with the volume-based rhythms they hear. In a new study researchers of the University of Chicago designed an experiment using sign language to answer the question, if it works for visual rhythms in sign language too.
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Research & Health

Easing family distress: New international guidelines to identify dementia with Lewy bodies

New guidelines have been published on the clinical and physical indicators to help ensure patients with dementia with Lewy bodies get an accurate diagnosis and the best care possible.
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Research & Health

Health care process - a roadblock for adolescents with autism and their caregivers

For adolescents and young adults with autism, taking control of health care can be a barrier to independence. Now researchers from the University of Missouri have found that the health care process not only impacts adolescents with autism, but caregivers also feel they lack the skills and support necessary to help those adolescents achieve health-related independence.
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Research & Health

Muscle grafts could help amputees sense and control artificial limbs

A new surgical technique devised by MIT researchers could allow prosthetic limbs to feel much more like natural limbs. Through coordination of the patient’s prosthetic limb, existing nerves, and muscle grafts, amputees would be able to sense where their limbs are in space and to feel how much force is being applied to them.
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