Ever since a serious car accident 21 years ago left me as a permanent powered wheelchair user, I have become accustomed to not being able to go where I want, when I want, on a daily basis.
Tragically, following all the lockdowns, everyone in the whole world, can relate to this.
A few months of being cooped up, has been mentally uncomfortable for most of us, and it has revealed a really positive side to human nature; engendering a spirit of solidarity.
To cope, with everyone in a similar boat, there has been a lot of camaraderie.
Some people have…
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. …