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Leading by example

Dear Sir or Madam,

Don't be afraid to raise your voice and make yourself heard - this is the advice the 20-year-old Shona Cobb gives to others who, like her, live with a disability. Her point of view has been encouraged by people with disabilities who are actively stand up for their rights. Why exactly these are her role models and why she would wish to be able to speak more confidently to an audience, you can find out in our current interview in our column How we roll.

Have a nice week,

Nadine Lormis
Editorial team

Graphic: 26 - 29 September 2018, REHACARE International Trade Fair for Rehabilitation and Care, Düsseldorf, Germany


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Shona Cobb – That's how she rolls

How we roll

Photo: Shona Cobb; Copyright: private
Today, the Internet enables many people to be heard. Also Shona Cobb got a voice through it. At the age of 14, the Brit started her blog. That was six years ago and her blog has grown with her ever since. Why disability rights campaigners inspire her and why the 20-year-old would like to be able to speak more in public, she tells us at
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"Putting patients at the center of modern rehabilitation"

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Photo: Elderly man during a rehabilitation unit with the Tyromotion system; Copyright: Tyromotion
Rehabilitation is a process where many aspects must flow well together to ultimately achieve the success patients and their therapists crave. These days, this also includes systems that are designed to make the work of the therapist easier and motivate the patient. Needless to say, robot-assisted therapy must be able to meet the requirements of individual rehabilitation. It is key that manufacturers and therapists team up and collaborate. As is the case with the Graz-based company Tyromotion.
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