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Photo: Two women talk to each other in sign language; Copyright: visitBerlin, Andi Weiland | Gesellschaftsbilder.de

Inclusion around the world: Developments that promote participation in society

03/12/2018

From Spain to Brazil to Singapore: Inclusion and participation in the community should be a central idea and transcend country borders. REHACARE.com investigated whether and to what extent this is the case in various countries around the world and looked at the solutions that have already been implemented.
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Photo: Michel Arriens on his scooter in Berlin; Copyright: Anna Spindelndreier

Michel Arriens – That's how he rolls

19/09/2018

Diversity is an enrichment. It is his parents Michel Arriens owes this attitude to. On REHACARE.com he tells us why he would like to have a time machine to get politics 2.0 rolling and why he believes that his romantic idea could fail because of relativity. And he also tells all visitors at REHACARE how he became an activist – on Friday 28 September.
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Photo: Katja Alekseev with cotton candy; Copyright: private

Katja Alekseev – That's how she rolls

05/09/2018

Her blog is actually a kind of diary, but – according to Katja Alekseev – it should encourage other women to stand up for their wishes. Currently, the 29-year-old is fully occupied with her studies, her blog and her work for DIE PARTEI. What she would do if she had more time and why air travel is not for her, she tells us on REHACARE.com.
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Photo: Laura Gehlhaar; Copyright: Schall&Schnabel

Laura Gehlhaar – That's how she rolls

29/08/2018

Laura Gehlhaar has no heart for blue carpets! And she makes noises when she moves over to the toilet – at least that's what her boyfriend claims. But the author and activist can laugh about it. What she can't laugh about and how the processing status of her dream trip is, she tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Photo: The Munevo team; Copyright: Munevo GmbH

"Smart technology opportunities can make it easier to live a self-determined life"

23/08/2018

Controlling an electric wheelchair by using smart glasses? Smart glasses like munevo Drive make this a reality. Visitors have a chance to check them out in person at this year’s REHACARE trade fair. Konstantin Madaus from the startup company Munevo looks back on the previous trade show presence and invites everyone to join him at his company’s booth again this year.
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Photo: Raul Krauthausen; Copyright: Andi Weiland | Sozialhelden e.V.

Raul Krauthausen – That's how he rolls

22/08/2018

If you travel a lot for work, you don't necessarily feel like travelling in your free time. In this respect it is understandable that Raul Krauthausen has not yet realized his trip around the world. What made Germany's most well-known inclusion activists laugh on Twitter lately and to which serious questions he would like to have an answer, he tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Photo: Anne Gersdorff; Copyright: Andi Weiland | Gesellschaftsbilder.de

Anne Gersdorff – That's how she rolls

15/08/2018

Inclusion and work are her topics – the activist Anne Gersdorff studied social work and works as an integration consultant. She doesn't take herself so seriously and would like to take one or two time travels. To whom she owes her humanistic image of man, what she would like to change politically and where her dream journey should go to, she tells on REHACARE.com.
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Photo: A man in a wheelchair and a woman with a dog sitting in front of their accessible motorhome; Copyright: Sodermanns

"The motorhomes are suited for both drivers and passengers"

01/08/2018

Whether it’s a festival or a road trip in Norway – those who have a recreational vehicle (also called motorhome), can enjoy a car and lodging all-in-one and are free to travel independently and live life on their own terms. More and more people with disabilities also want to experience this kind of freedom. Accessible converted motorhomes make this a reality.
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Photo: Christian Bayerlein; Copyright: Björn Lubetzki

Christian Bayerlein – That's how he rolls

18/07/2018

Revolutionaries and free spirits are among his role models – no wonder then that Christian Bayerlein also likes to address unpleasant topics. Who would like to experience him live, has the opportunity at this years REHACARE forum on Friday. On REHACARE.com he tells what his first official act as Federal Commissioner for the Disabled would be and what he would like to be part of.
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Photo: Speaker at the conference during the M-Enabling Summit 2017 in Washington; Copyright: M-Enabling Summit

M-Enabling Forum: "The best assistive technologies cannot be useful if our digital environment is not accessible"

21/06/2018

Self-determined living needs accessibility. This does not only apply to step-free entrance for wheelchair users, but also for the digital environment. For example, when blind people surf the internet with a screen reader, they need web sites that are accessible. But reality often looks different. Reason enough for the M-Enabling Forum to focus on this topic at this year's REHACARE.
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