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On the go in road traffic

Dear Sir or Madam,

Getting around the city by public transport can be a nuisance. Unfriendly bus drivers, delayed trams and a colorful potpourri of fellow men. For people with disabilities, these are not even the biggest disruptive factors. Find out what's going on in Germany when it comes to locomotion for people with disabilities in our Topic of the Month: Mobility: On the go in road traffic.

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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Mobility: On the go in road traffic

Topic of the Month

Photo: Wheelchair user sitting at a street and looking to his left; Copyright: visitBerlin, Andi Weiland l Gesellschaftsbilder
Bus, subway, taxi or driving your own car – there are many ways to get around on the road. However, not all means of transportation are adapted to the needs of people with different disabilities. In our Topic of the Month September: Mobility: On the go in road traffic you can find out how the German taxi market is supposed to become more inclusive, how people with disabilities can achieve mobility competence and to what extent autonomous driving opens new perspectives.
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"Long cane for children is a 'facilitator'– the chance to independently accomplish something"

We asked ...

Photo: Click-sonar coach Juan Ruiz while training with a kid; Copyright: Anderes sehen e.V.;
A long cane (also known as a white cane) affords people with visual impairments independence and actual freedom of movement. Even blind children should get used to long canes as quickly and early as possible. It allows them to playfully perceive their surroundings to where it feels normal and natural for them to move around using this auxiliary aid. The "Anderes sehen e.V." Association (English: A different kind of seeing) has co-developed the long cane for children. spoke with Ellen Schweizer, the Association’s founder, about the experiences children and parents make with the long cane for blind children and the fact that inclusion is not a burden but can be fun.
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Theme parks at REHACARE

Training+Working and Mobility+Travel

Foto: Logo theme park "People with disabilities at work"; Copyright: Fair Düsseldorf
The theme park "Work+Training" is devoted to one of the most important conditions for the inclusion of people with disabilities: active participation in working life. However, mobility is also necessary for this purpose. A car can be helpful. Manufacturers will therefore be showcasing the latest developments of car customization in the "Mobility+Travelling" theme park.
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Exhibitors at REHACARE

Exhibitor lectures

Foto: Speaker durin an exhibitor lecture in front of the audiene; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Besides presentations at their stand, several exhibitors provide lectures with interesting background information presented at the CCD Pavillon (next to the CCD South). The lecture performances range from 45 minutes to an hour.
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Claudia Böhme – That's how she rolls

How we roll

Photo: Claudia Böhme; Copyright: fotoresque
Sometimes lecturers have a greater influence on students than they may be aware of. Claudia Böhme came up with the idea of bringing together blind and visually impaired people and museums, thanks to a suggestion of the student vocational guidance service. Today, the 46-year-old is a cultural mediator. What else she is interested in besides accessibility in museums, she tells us at
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Buy eTicket in the Online Shop!

Save time. Save money. Many advantages!

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Your advantages:
• Get a discounted ticket by purchasing it online
• Proceed to the turnstiles without any waiting time
• Use the public transportation network free
• With your admission ticket (eTicket), you can travel to and from the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Center free of charge on Rheinbahn, Rhine-Ruhr Regional Transport Network routes (VRR, 2nd class, trains without additional fees in fare zone D).
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Prize game: 40 years REHACARE

Participate and win tickets!

Photo: Wheelchair dance couple while dancing, young woman sitting in a customized car; Copyright: ctillmann
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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