Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: Travel

A New Rule Means Some People With Wheelchairs Can’t Fly On American Airlines

John Morris calls himself an "aviation geek." He's a frequent flyer who, in his power wheelchair, has traveled to 46 countries. His goal is to visit every country. "I love air travel," he says. From...

How to Find Accessible Adventures

Top 7 Accessible Adventure Travel Organizations Despite COVID-19 getting in the way of everyone’s travel plans for the year, there is still plenty of time to daydream about your next adventure! I’ve written before about...

Airlines damage 7,747 wheelchairs since January 2019

‘These medical devices are essentially a part of a disabled person’s body,’ says US senator Airlines in America have damaged thousands of passengers’ wheelchairs so far this year, according to new figures. Between January and September...

Wheel the World launches accessible travel marketplace

Wheel the World has unveiled a new online travel marketplace to provide accessible travel to those living with disabilities. Backed by Booking.com, the accessible travel start-up has created a one-stop-shop for travellers with disabilities offering...

Off the cuff: How I fell in love with my wheelchair

Don’t ever call me ‘wheelchair bound’. My wheelchair doesn’t bind me — it liberates me The wheelchair represents many different things, depending on the beholder’s personal experience. Many is the time I have been acutely...

Funding the Future of Accessible Air Travel | Michele Erwin | TEDxPlano

https://youtu.be/TENpIfpUxKA Founder and President of All Wheels Up, Michele Erwin’s interest in accessible air travel began when she realized traveling with her son who has a severe physical disability and uses a wheelchair was not...

Beau Vernon became a quadriplegic at 23. He has since coached two country teams...

As Beau Vernon scooped up the football one Saturday afternoon at Leongatha seven years ago, he was collected in the head by a Wonthaggi opponent. It wasn't a big hit, he said, just "wrong...

California’s accessible campsites put the outdoors within reach

When Steve Dalton sets up at Yosemite’s Housekeeping Camp, a popular campground along the Merced River with views of Half Dome and Yosemite Falls, it takes him back to childhood camping trips with his...

All Wheels Up

The purpose of All Wheels Up, Inc. is to advocate for equality in air travel for those in a wheelchair for mobility and safe seating. Our Goal is for all those in power chairs, as...

Living With Spinal Cord Injury | Wings for Life World Run

https://youtu.be/9yfpKqyXzFI Nina Wabra Jakič is the wife of Gal Jakič, one of the ambassadors of the Wings for Life World Run in Ljubljana Her life was very fast, she was an event planner, radio speaker, PR,...