The cartoon at the bottom is an updated version of the more well-known original, and a light-hearted take on an inability to use stairs.

The thing is that when you have mobility impairments, or are with someone who has problems getting around, you are dictated to about where you can and cannot go by the environment around you.

The benefits of greater accessibility are beginning to be widely recognised.

They of course create a more inclusive society in which people with mobility impairments can be a part, along with everyone they know. …

Wheelchair users have no forum to swap knowledge, tips or ideas and no collective influence.

The disability movement has evolved in such a way that now there are many different interest groups representing many different disabilities. For example, there are MS interest groups or charities, or several charities representing people who have had spinal cord injuries, or bodies representing those with cerebral palsy etc etc. Added to this, because they are not all countrywide, each Australian state has its own organisations with their own relative importance and salience.

Only one organisation, People with Disability, could argue it represents the interests…

WheelEasy

Creating better access to leisure for wheelies, and others with mobility issues, with friends and family, enabling all to play a full part in leisure together.

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