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05/06/2021: Get anywhere with Scewo Bro

Smartphone app can identify autism symptoms in toddlers; Building bridges - communication software in focus; Support system to help the visually impaired navigate tactile paving; Anne Schütz – That's how she rolls; Ankle exoskeleton enables faster walking; Virtual reality could help improve balance in older people
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04/22/2021: Parasports on hold

Head support system HeadUp Collar; Amputees: powered prosthetic ankles can restore a wide range of functions; Heike Schlemmer – That's how she rolls; Ottobock well-prepared for challenges of 2021 Paralympics; Functionality included: accessories for people with disabilities; Bionic eye: Computer model fosters potential improvements; Stroke rehabilitation: Technological support with robots
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04/07/2021: Fashionably on the move in a wheelchair

All around self-determination – fashion and accessories for wheelchair users; Researchers develop hybrid handbike; Advanced neck support technology transforms lives of ALS patients; Annette Schwindt – That's how she rolls; Electric car now available as wheelchair accessible vehicle; 3D scanning technologies for prosthetic limb design
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03/25/2021: Power wheelchairs for children

Height-adjustable, versatile and adaptive – wheelchairs for kids; Self-walking exoskeletons: Engineers combine AI and wearable cameras; Multiple Sclerosis: Gamified digital health solution; Marcel Michitsch – That's how he rolls; Donation of intensive care bed mattresses for Portuguese hospitals; Paw hygiene no reason to ban assistance dogs from hospitals
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03/11/2021: Outdoor and offroad on the go

Outdoor fun: Sports equipment for outdoor activities; Actively involved with the stand up wheelchair; Sporty and flexible biking – with the new TRETS from HASE BIKES; ReWalk enters supply contract with German health insurance company; Digital app can help people with chronic pain manage their pain; Julia Porzelt – That's how she rolls; Therapy dog assisted learning helps building skills for life
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02/25/2021: Controlling the wheelchair with the eyes

Sensor glasses: Move the wheelchair independently with your eyes; Mobility: Securing wheelchairs with new retractor system; Decubitus therapy systems developed by experts; Labor force participation of people with disabilities in the time of Coronavirus; Communal activities boost rehabilitation for older adults; Jörg Dommershausen – That's how he rolls; Improving sleep in visually impaired athletes
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02/16/2021: More accessibility with rollators

All about REHACARE: Rollators: lightweight mobility aids with style; Tactile books adapted for blind children; We asked Myd'l: Diverse, innovative and individual – ramps for all occasions; Online competition for para-dancers; Lily Rice – That's how she rolls
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01/28/2021: Auxiliary means: active participation in sports

All about REHACARE: The right assistive technology promotes active sports participation; Tokyo 2020: IPC statement concerning Paralympic Games; Lilli Zeifert – That's how she rolls; Using VR training to improve motor control; More self-determination thanks to smart technologies; Low-barrier palliative care for deaf people
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01/14/2021: Smart technology for self-determined living

Topic of the Month: Smart Living: more independence thanks to voice control; Exo-suit donation to support stroke survivors; Evelyn Brezina – That's how she rolls; Participation for people with mobility impairments; New treatment for people with spinal cord injury
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12/17/2020: Staying mobile with clever aids

Video: Flexible, light and foldable – mobility aids for people with walking disabilities; Glucose earring could revolutionise managing type 1 diabetes; Quantum power chair is better manoeuvrable and more narrow; Topic of the Month: The rehabilitation and assistive technologies sector looks back at 2020; An app that allows blind people to enjoy Christmas lights; Kim Cremer – That's how he rolls
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