Wheelchair Rugby – conceived by some courageous men in the 70’s with a basketball and a trash can - was once called Murder Ball.
Watching a game, you soon wonder why they changed the name - as specially designed wheelchairs smash into one another. Contact is common and strong.
Whether it’s through structured activities or recreation, play is an essential part of a child’s physical and mental development. Incorporating play into your child’s life will provide a strong developmental foundation, helping refine motor skills and improve their general learning experience. For children with disabilities, it’s doubly important that you are giving your son or daughter the most beneficial playtime resources that match their needs. Adapted toys are one of the most effective playtime tools, helping your child build their self-esteem and improve their physical capabilities.
Some famous people are particularly well known for their inspirational lives and accomplishments,
something that is especially true for celebrities with disabilities. The individuals in this list have all
overcome their disabilities in inspiring ways, emphasizing that disability doesn’t have to be a barrier
to your passions. The following 8 people have all made incredible contributions to art, science,
music, acting and sport.
In Australia, the number of Wheelchair Accessible Taxi’s has increased over the past 30 years. Increases in consumer demand combined with government legislation and subsidies have meant that these taxis are more accessible for people with disabilities. The number of companies offering wheelchair accessible taxis has increased which have improved accessibility and your ability to get to where you need to be.
An accessible beach should provide easier access to the beach for people with disabilities so that anyone can enjoy the beach. There are an increasing amount of beaches in Australia that are becoming accessible for people with disabilities. These beaches have some key features that make them more accessible and encourage people with disabilities to go to the beach which include accessible facilities, transport and infrastructure.
Apart from people with disabilities being in a position to enjoy the beach access, they should be able to get to the beach and water with ease. This article presents a guide to accessible beaches in Australia with special attention to the elements that make a beach accessible.