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On the ball

Dear Sir or Madam,

After the Premier League has already started, the other big leagues in Europe are following. Also right back at the stadiums of the German Bundesliga there will be blind and visual impaired soccer fans. Thanks to the effort of the "Fanclub Sehhunde" and their match reporting for the blind those who cannot "see" are on the ball for 90 minutes. Read more about the match reports for the fans with visual impairments and several other issues surrounding the stadium visist in We asked.

Have a nice day,

Anne Hofmann
Editorial team

REHACARE International Trade Fair for rehabilitation and care
04 - 07 October 2017
Düsseldorf, Germany


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Blind soccer fans are on the ball for 90 minutes thanks to match reporting

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For nearly 20 years, the "Fanclub Sehhunde; Fußball-Fanclub für Blinde und Sehbehinderte e.V." (English: Soccer Fan Club for Blind and Visually Impaired Persons) promotes match reporting for the blind to ensure that its members fully experience a stadium visit and the game. At this point, all clubs in Germany’s 1. Bundesliga facilitate match reports for their fans with visual impairments. Yet despite all that, there are still numerous issues surrounding the stadium visits.
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Multifaceted and self-determined? Living with disabilities and in old age

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Photo: Members of an inclusive shared appartment with and without disabilities sitting at a table and laughing with each other; Copyright: Daniela Buchholz
Whether they are young or old, have a disability or not – people want to decide for themselves how and where they want to live. Article 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities explicitly demands this for people with disabilities. Many senior citizen organizations also champion more accessibility and self-determined living.
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Coco de Bruycker – That's how she rolls

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Coco de Bruycker wants to change the film industry - for people with disabilities. At the age of 21 the girl from Germany dreams big. Which goals she has and why she is not afraid of dancing in the London Underground but does not dare to be part of a flashmob, she tells us at
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Prize game: 40 years REHACARE

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This year we have a reason to celebrate – 40 years REHACARE! Actually, we can hardly wait. In honor of this occasion there will not only be the CYBATHLON experience on all trade fair days, but we also want to make your day: That’s why we are raffling off 40 x 2 admission tickets for REHACARE 2017.
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