Driving is an important part of life, enabling people to access locations that may be difficult to reach using other modes of transport. For people with disabilities, car travel is often particularly important. Driving enables people with disabilities to maintain their independence. Drivers are able to control and manipulate the accessibility of their own cars, and this is often preferable to public transport, which is often plagued by inaccessible features and non-inclusive facilities that are beyond individual control.
Accessible, disability inclusive bathrooms are a necessity for hygiene, dignity and
independence. In a world of tricky building regulations and confusing floor plans, what
should you consider before taking on a bathroom renovation project?
Australia's stunning landscapes inspire awe in the hearts of locals and world travellers alike. From the Flinders Ranges to the Kimberley, there is a never-ending world of beauty to explore and fall in love with in our great outdoors.
National Tree Day on July 29, 2018, presents an unmissable opportunity to spend some time with Mother Nature herself, enjoying the best accessible nature trails our gorgeous country has to offer.
In honor of the occasion, we have compiled a list featuring some of the best nature trails and outdoor recreation areas accessible to wheelchair users and people with disabilities in each state.
Online forums provide a safe and fun platform for people across the world to come together and share interests and experiences. These virtual clubs allow members to bond with a group of friends who are accessible at any time of the day, from anywhere in the world. Communities like these are especially important for people with disabilities and chronic illnesses. When health problems or mobility limit access to the local community, members can connect with a network of understanding, caring, and supportive online friends.
My name is David Smith and I am a Paralympic Champion in Boccia. A consequence of my sporting commitments is that I spend a lot of time travelling in my Quickie QM710 wheelchair. If you’re going on a holiday or planning a weekend away, it’s always worth putting aside the time to brush up on your air traveling knowledge. To keep your next adventure smooth and stress-free, take advantage of my top tips for travelling in an aeroplane with a wheelchair.