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kitwan 2018-06-13
Wheel-chi for All
The Chinese martial arts in wheelchair
Are you interested in Chinese martial arts? Visit the Wushu Swiss Open on the coming Sunday, June 17 in Baar, Canton Zug! The event is the second...
1 kitwan 2018-06-14
Rebecca 2018-04-06
Tips for a weekend in Ticino
… by Rebecca, our author from Ticino
thank you, this is great and gives some fantstic ideas how to enjoy the time in Ticino
1 Ria 2018-06-14
Extreme Sports for Wheelchair Users
95 1. April 2019

Extreme Sports for Wheelchair Users

Challenge yourself with these adrenaline-pumping activities

Savvy Travel Gadgets for Wheelchair Users
276 22. August 2018

Savvy Travel Gadgets for Wheelchair Users

These products can help you enjoy your holidays

Swimming for wheelchair users
291 25. July 2018

Swimming for wheelchair users

Our co-worker Caro teaches young people with physical disabilities how to swim.

Wheel-chi for All
771 13. June 2018

Wheel-chi for All

The Chinese martial arts in wheelchair

Rolling in Asia’s World City: Hong Kong
369 16. May 2018

Rolling in Asia’s World City: Hong Kong

A wheelchair vs. millions of people

Tips for a weekend in Ticino
966 6. April 2018

Tips for a weekend in Ticino

… by Rebecca, our author from Ticino

Wheelchair accessible hotels in Switzerland
509 22. March 2018

Wheelchair accessible hotels in Switzerland

How to find the right ones

How accessibility maps make life easier
461 30. January 2018

How accessibility maps make life easier

Paramap.ch and Google Maps will help you find accessible places.

Holiday Country Spain
389 31. October 2017

Holiday Country Spain

Mountainous but yet wheelchair-accessible and very convenient

Which are the most accessible cruises?
707 17. October 2017

Which are the most accessible cruises?

How to eliminate worry and stress from your cruise itinerary.

Dancing in the wheelchair? Yes for sure!
442 18. September 2017

Dancing in the wheelchair? Yes for sure!

Waltz, cha-cha-cha, ballet, or urban dance? An insight into the multifaceted world of wheelchair dance.

With one jolt up the mountain – a trip to the Chäserrugg
708 12. September 2017

With one jolt up the mountain – a trip to the Chäserrugg

A sensual experience

(Also) Switzerland is beautiful!
459 30. August 2017

(Also) Switzerland is beautiful!

Short distances – beautiful sceneries

Barrier-free Travel in Germany
393 26. July 2017

Barrier-free Travel in Germany

Discover Germany – with these websites!

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Explaining what life with a chronic disability is like
Hi cAro, all the best for your research! I am very curious to hear about the results once they are being published. Thank you for researching this...
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Scewo
Good news for all who would like to try out the Scewo by themselves: according the Scewo constructors, the feedback on their invention was so...
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Anatomy and physiology of respiration
Breathing is the most normal thing in the world for us. We hardly think about it, even though we breathe in and out about 20,000 times per day. We breathe more when we are active and exerting ourselves, and we breathe less when we are...
Contractures
What are contractures and how do they develop? Contractures are shortenings of muscles, tendons or ligaments that have a limiting effect on the movements of the joints. The normal ability to move a joint is lost. Contractures are frequently...
Suctioning
In some cases, support is needed for cleaning the nasopharyngeal space and keeping it free from secretion. For this purpose, suctioning is performed through the nose and, if necessary, the mouth. This is particularly necessary if the nose cannot be...

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The Mind-controlled Exoskeleton Suit
Recently, a paralysed man known as Thibault has been able to walk again using a mind-controlled exoskeleton suit during a clinical trial at Clinatec research centre in Grenoble, France. He has...
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Interabled Couple in Poland
Remember Shane & Hannah: the interabled couple we reported earlier this year? They got engaged just months after in June! In August, the couple took off to their second overseas trip together...
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UK’s “New” Disability Measures?
With 14 million people living with a disability in the country, the UK Prime Minister announced new measures last week to address the inequalities these people face. These measures include higher...
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