A person can be described in different ways. In psychology different models, theories and classifications exist. For example, “the big five model” describes a person’s personality according to how open (curious, creative and adventurous), how conscientious (self-disciplined and dutiful), how agreeable (friendly, generous and helpful), how extravert (interacting with people, enthusiastic,...

A spinal cord injury (SCI) has severe consequences for the persons affected. The inability to control certain movements, restrictions in daily living or work, the loss of independence or the inability to participate in certain societal activities with friends, an insecurity regarding the future, one's personal role and expectations towards oneself are just a few examples emphasizing the huge...

Today strawberry yogurt is on Anna’s* grocery list. In front of the dairy section she notices that she cannot reach the yogurt sitting in a wheelchair. Many stressed people are rushing through the crowded store during rush hour and she does not dare to ask for help.

Daniel* is just about to put his wheelchair into the car when a colleague from work comes by and wants to help him to pack it in...