March 2019

Why You Should Seriously Consider a Cruise for Your Next Trip

Why You Should Seriously Consider a Cruise for Your Next Trip

As a wheelchair user, it may seem like planning a vacation on your own is easier than booking a cruise because you get to customize each piece of your trip. However, cruises are actually very wheelchair accessible. From the accessibility to the entertainment and how easy it is to plan, there are so many reasons why a wheelchair user should consider going on a cruise for a vacation.

Posted on 3/26/2019


How to Talk to Children About Disability

How to Talk to Children About Disability

As adults, it is our privilege and responsibility to teach our children about the world and the way in which it works. Some lessons seem to come more naturally than others. "Don't touch the hotplate" and "look before you cross the road" balance readily on the tips of our tongues. Talking to children about disability seems harder, perhaps because we, too, have so much left to learn.

Posted on 3/19/2019


Wheelchair Rugby in Photos

Wheelchair Rugby in Photos

On January 18, 2019, the All People's Life Center hosted the 2019 Tampa International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament. I attended this event for the second year in a row. Through the explosive booms of colliding wheelchairs, I had to navigate the interaction between myself, coworkers, customers, and representatives from different vendors. The action makes it easy to forget that you are representing a company, and that you aren't there to simply spectate.

Posted on 3/12/2019


Disabled Access Day 2019

Disabled Access Day 2019

Disabled Access Day, March 16th, is a day celebrated by places and spaces all over the UK and beyond. The day started in 2015 as a day to celebrate accessibility and to create opportunities for people to try new things in a fun and welcoming environment.

Posted on 3/5/2019


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