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Practical, small and handy: Everyday aids

Dear Sir or Madam,

An app that displays broken elevators, add-ons that make cosmetic products usable for everyone, or special aids for specific food intake needs – there are many ways in which people with disabilities can be supported in their everyday lives. In our current Topic of the Month we have compiled an exemplary overview.

Have a relaxed week,

Nadine Lormis
Editorial team

Graphic: 18 - 21 September 2019, REHACARE International Trade Fair for Rehabilitation and Care, Düsseldorf, Germany


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Practical, small and handy: Everyday aids

Topic of the Month

Photo: A wheelchair user stands in front of an elevator and holds a smartphone in her hand, on which an app displays elevator problems; Copyright: Andi Weiland |
In order to be able to live as self-determined as possible in everyday life, an accessible environment is essential. But by far not all everyday objects meet the requirements of people with disabilities. But small helpers can often achieve a lot – whether they are apps or add-ons for existing products or special aids for food intake. Find out more in our Topic of the Month June: Practical, small and handy: Everyday aids.
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