How Universal Design Improves Accessibility

How Universal Design Improves Accessibility

When it comes to designing public spaces, there's a new idea that's being incorporated called "universal design." This term is used to describe a public or private space that is completely accessible for all, meaning anyone and everyone can fully use the space. This is a general concept, but it use a range of accessible elements to provide a space everyone can use without needing to adapt, add, or remove any element to make it inclusive and accessible.

Posted on 10/20/2020


Wheelchair-Friendly Activities to Enjoy This Autumn

Wheelchair-Friendly Activities to Enjoy This Autumn

When the nights start to get cooler and the leaves begin changing, it can be exciting to get out and explore the new landscape. Autumn activities are always a thing to celebrate, whether that's going out for a seasonal coffee or planning a whole day outdoors in the crisp autumn air. These seven autumn activities are wheelchair-friendly and require very little preparation to make the day a fun one.

Posted on 10/6/2020


7 Tips for Staying Healthy as an Immunocompromised Person

7 Tips for Staying Healthy as an Immunocompromised Person

Staying healthy as an immunocompromised person comes with its challenges, but with a few small changes and new habits you can live a healthy life. These seven tips will help keep your immune system healthy throughout the year, both by helping you care for yourself and helping you practice safe interactions with others.

Posted on 9/22/2020


How to Travel Safely as a Wheelchair User

How to Travel Safely as a Wheelchair User

With restrictions being eased and a range of new rules and regulations throughout the United States, it can be tricky to know how to go about local and distanced travel. Now may not be the time to plan a road trip, nor is it the time to start traveling the world, but whenever you feel safe and ready to get out of the house and plan a short trip, here are some ways to travel more safely.

Posted on 9/8/2020


What to Expect When Expecting a Child with Disabilities

What to Expect When Expecting a Child with Disabilities

Becoming a new parent is scary, but when you know your child has a mental or physical disability, it can be even more overwhelming. Make the transition a little easier by planning now for your future with these simple tips.

Posted on 8/25/2020


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