Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: People with Disabilities

Magee Rehabilitation Creates Accessible Travel Video for People with Disabilities

https://youtu.be/rjkb7VabsJ0 Magee Rehabilitation Hospital partnered with Southwest Airlines to create this video of helpful tips for people with disabilities who wish to travel by plane...

App helps drivers in wheelchairs get help at the gas pump

Langley's Zosia Ettenberg says refuelling in wheelchair impossible without assistance The simple act of filling a gas tank can be an insurmountable challenge for...

Hard-knock life? Performance of “Annie” by cast with disabilities adds heft, power to classic...

The Colorado-based Phamaly Theatre Company has burnished its artistic reputation by selecting shows that resonate — intellectually and emotionally — with the many facets...

LipSync Pilot: Recruitment is Underway

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adpv7nWJDu0 An estimated 1,000,000 people in Canada and the United States have limited or no use of their arms—meaning they are unable to use touchscreen...

#ThisIsHowI Show What’s Possible!

The incredible 2+ months of #ThisIsHowI photos and videos has shown us that this is what AbleThrive is all about. So rather than end...

The Teen Actor Who’s Breaking Barriers On TV

Micah Fowler, the star of Speechless, is just your average almost-famous high school senior with a disability rights mission. Shortly before his high school prom,...

Mower Attachment for disabled people in wheelchairs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gcyj0XgLm08 A man's friend wanted to be able to mow the yard after his legs have lost function from M.S. so he built him this....

TappCar’s accessible vehicles welcome in Edmonton, even for increased price, say advocates

Rideshare accessibility comes into focus Accessibility advocates say they're cautiously optimistic new rideshare alternatives could make lives easier for people using wheelchairs but add they...

AirAccess30.org

The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) was passed by Congress and signed into law on October 2, 1986. This law guarantees that people with...

“My everyday life is not ‘legendary’, any more than yours is” -Tim Rushby-Smith

Why should taking my kids to the beach be a source of inspiration? There’s so much more we could talk about than the fact...