Little Miss Turtle | REHACARE 2017

REHACARE 2017

REHACARE 2017 | The Basics The REHACARE expo hosted in Düsseldorf, Germany is a true wonderland for people with disabilities. Exhibitors from all over the world show the most recent mobility and care aids currently available. The trade fair takes place during four days every year at the Düsseldorf trade fair center. One hall hosts […]

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Little Miss Turtle | Spotlight Interview

My Spotlight Interview for the LGMD Awareness Day

Limb-girdle Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Day on September 30th 2016   Have you ever heard about Limb-girdle Muscular Dystrophy? I guess not? Or maybe yes, if you know someone, who knows someone, who’s child is possibly affected by another type of Muscular Dystrophy, such as Duchenne… Indeed, there’s still not enough awareness about neuromuscular diseases in today’s society. And […]

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Little Miss Turtle | Say HELLO to my new friend

Say HELLO to my new friend

I received a present! A big and unexpected one! It’s red, it has four wheels, and it’s fast. No – it’s not another wheelchair! It’s a Mobility Scooter!   Stories like the following one are a rare but powerful example that good people still do exist. I went to Mc Donald’s last week for lunch. While I […]

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Little Miss Turtle | How I got married - HandiFashion 2015

How I got married…

HandiFashion 2015 | My experience What is HandiFashion? In October 2015 I had the great pleasure to take part in the fashion show HandiFashion by Mougins in France. HandiFashion”, which was created in April 2012 by French journalist Corine Tonarelli, is a national fashion concept showing fashion for all. It took place in Paris twice and […]

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Little Miss Turtle | A day that changed my life

A day that changed my life

Taking part in Andrea Krallinger’s project “Ganz schön krank – Pretty ill”   Today I’ll tell you about a very special photo project and how this project helped me to gain self-confidence by fully accepting me and my disabled body.   First of all I have to admit, that I’ve had a very bad image […]

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Little Miss Turtle | A short trip to Berlin - Misfit Models

A short trip to Berlin | Misfit Models

Misfit Models | Berlin   Two weeks ago I took the plane to Berlin. I had an appointment at Misfit Models, a model agency in Berlin-Pankow. This agency is regularly looking for people with character and style who do not fit the current ideal of beauty. Del Keens, the founder of Misfit Models, worked as a “ugly” […]

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