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Fashion: inclusive and without barriers

Dear Sir or Madam,

Whether wheelchair users, prosthesis wearers or people without disabilities – fashion should meet as many different requirements and needs as possible. The designs of MOB Industries are intended to precisely do this. How do they want to achieve this? We asked founder Josefine Thom.

Have a nice week!

Nadine Lormis
Editorial team REHACARE.com

Graphic: 6 to 9 October 2021, REHACARE International Trade Fair for Rehabilitation and Care, Düsseldorf, Germany

Content

We asked ... MOB Industries
News from the field of Work & Education
News from the field of Recreation & Culture
Topic of the Month
News from the field of Auxiliary Means
How we roll
News from the field of Research & Health

Fashion by MOB Industries: "Inclusion means to truly embrace all body types"

We asked ...

Photo collage: Male model in a wheelchair and female model with prosthetic leg in clothes from MOB Industries, as well as close-up of a shirt sleeve; Copyright: Jakob Gsöllpointner/MOB Industries
Fashion without barriers – that’s the mission of Viennese-based startup MOB Industries (German: Mode Ohne Barrieren, hence the abbreviation MOB). How has the coronavirus outbreak affected the company’s latest collection and how do functionality and aesthetics go hand in hand? REHACARE.com asked MOB founder and CEO Josefine Thom.
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Labor force participation: "Breaking down mental barriers is more important than auxiliary aids and services"

Topic of the Month

Photo: Anja Winkler sits at her workplace in front of a monitor and operates a hyper-pin Braille plate system; Copyright: TU Dresden
Competent and tough – Anja Winkler works at the Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden) and by virtue of her own disability is in charge of multiple accessibility and inclusion aspects. In this REHACARE.com interview, she describes the auxiliary aids and services that help make her workday easier and explains how she overcomes the barriers she occasionally faces as a blind staff member.
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Gianna – That's how she rolls

How we roll

Photo: young brunette woman - Gianna - stretching up one leg with a prosthesis; Copyright: private
For Gianna, education is the first step towards more normality in interacting with people with disabilities. To what extent she would like to contribute to it herself, which role her father plays in her life and how she otherwise rolls, she tells us on REHACARE.com.
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