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reeducation

(rēej″ŭ-kā′shŏn) [ re- + education]
1. Training to restore competence to a person with functional limitations.
2. A physical technique to facilitate restoration of motor control.

sensory reeducation

A rehabilitation regimen used after sensation is impaired by peripheral nerve injuries or surgery to the hand. Common applications include manual techniques, vibration, and electrical stimulation. The purpose is to relearn the interpretation of sensory information related to pain, temperature, and object identification.
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Describing China's philosophical approach, Adrian Zenz of the European School of Culture and Theology wrote, ".Muslim populations are to be systematically subject to reeducation 'treatment' in order to expel poisonous ideologies that have 'intoxicated' them through their 'addictive' effects.
S'inscrivant dans le cadre du programme INDH de lutte contre la precarite et la marginalisation, ce nouveau centre de reeducation et d'appareillage a pour ambition de venir en aide aux categories cibles, de les accompagner pour surmonter leur situation de handicap et de leur assurer l'assistance medicale necessaire en vue de faciliter leur insertion sociale.
Two elderly women from Beijing -- Wu Dianyuan, 79, and Wang Xiuying, 77 -- were threatened with a one-year sentence of reeducation through labor after they applied to hold a protest during the Olympics, but the threat was later withdrawn by the authorities.
Maruo, who concurrently serves as JR West's railway operation department, renewed an apology over the accident but said that the draft report was wrong in partially attributing the cause of the accident to the reeducation program for drivers and conductors who commit mistakes on the job.
Scott Gelber, "A 'Hard-Boiled Order': The Reeducation of Disabled WWI Veterans in New York City"
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Also included are Richard Wurmbrand, a Jew convened to Christianity who pastored a church in Bucharest, arrested for continuing to spread the gospel; Bela Szasz, a victim of the Hungarian purge against Titoists in 1948; Robert Lob, a young Chinese Communist who escaped the country after a valiant attempt to manage a factory under the new regime; Harold William Rigney, a Catholic priest arrested as an American spy in China in 1951 and systematically tortured; John Martino, an American political prisoner in Cuba; Dean Van Toai, a Saigon government official rounded up and sent to a North Vietnamese prison for 11 years under the guise of reeducation; and Nien Cheng, a casualty of the Chinese Cultural Revolution.
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Twenty-one lawmakers formed a group Monday to seek the release of the Chinese wife of a Japanese businessman who was sentenced by China to labor reeducation due to activities related to Falun Gong, a sect outlawed in China, the lawmakers said.