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Inclusion: Best practice examples from all over the world

Dear Sir or Madam,

Brazil, Sweden, Singapore – inclusion should play a central role everywhere. But how are deaf people in Brazil actually doing? And to what extent can assistive technologies in Sweden contribute to the participation of people with disabilities? REHACARE.com has taken a closer look at this in the current Topic of the Month December.

Happy Holidays,

Nadine Lormis
Editorial team REHACARE.com

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Content

News from the field of Auxiliary Means
How We Roll
News from the field of Women & Kids
Topic of the Month
News from the field of Recreation & Culture

Robin Nixdorf – That's how he rolls

How we roll

Photo: Robin Nixdorf; Copyright: private
His books are ruthlessly open, full of disarming truths and with powerful images. Who the muses and companions of author, musician and graphic artist Benjamin Schmidt were, why he would like to swim with an octopus and where he took off his glasses, he tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Women & Kids

Home videos of children can be scored to diagnose autism

Short home videos can be used to diagnose autism in children, according to a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine. The research expands on a 2014 feasibility study on the topic by the same researchers.
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Women & Kids

State pension age increase causing huge uncertainty for older workers, especially females

The alignment of state pension ages for women and men – while in some senses a milestone for gender equality – has created very real difficulties for those who will now not receive their State Pension when they had originally expected to.
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Women & Kids

Music supports the auditory skills of hearing-impaired children

Researchers at University of Helsinki, Finland, and University College London have found evidence that children with hearing impairment and cochlear implants can benefit from hobbies involving music and especially singing.
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Inclusion: Best practice examples from all over the world

Topic of the Month

Photo: Girl with trisomy 21 looking at a globe; Copyright: panthermedia.net/AllaSerebrina
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. To what extent this is the case you can find out in the Topic of the Month December: Inclusion: Best practice examples from all over the world.
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Recreation & Culture

Tokyo 2020: Ottobock named Official Supporter

Thirty years after it supported its first Paralympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, Ottobock has been confirmed as an Official Supporter of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics in an announcement made to coincide with the United Nations (UN) International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2018.
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