Posts Tagged 'accessibility'

Accessible travel tips in New York

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Times Square! Broadway! Bright lights! Rockefeller Center! Empire State Building! 9-11! When I think of big, bold, brave, and, well, the greatest city on Earth, my mind stops at New York. My family and I visited between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, one of the busiest times of the year in the city. We stayed Dec. 26-28 in the SOHO neighborhood of Lower Manhattan. We visited toy stores, Rockefeller Center, Central Park, Times Square, Grand Central Station, the subway, 9-11 Memorial, Wall Street, and the Statue of Liberty. My biggest concern about the entire trip was

Posted by Josh pate Jan 22, 2014 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

4 Wheel City turning Disability into Hip-Hop Beats

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I’m sitting in a session at a disability disclosure conference at the University of Delaware, and I learned of the one thing I didn’t expect to learn: one of the keynote speakers who are from a different generation than myself (older) informed me about a hip-hop duo. I was locked in Bizzaro World.

Posted by Josh pate Nov 13, 2013 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

Five Ways to Make Your Home a Safer Place

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A home is a place of comfort, happiness, and relaxation—at least it should be. Unfortunately, for many seniors the home can begin to pose new health and safety threats, making it less of a sanctuary than it used to be. Slippery floors, fires, and solitude are all things to safeguard against while living at home. Here are a few things you can do to make sure your home remains a safe and healthy haven for as long as you live there.

Posted by Elena Watson Oct 16, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

AXIS Dance Summer Intensive 2013

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“You’re a walkie and I’m a wheelie,” Mollie said to me.

“I’m a what?”

“A walkie.  I’m a wheelie.” 

Posted by Elizabeth Vander Kamp Oct 10, 2013 Posted in Disability 2 Comments

Adapted Activity

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Working and developing activities for kids with physical disabilities is part of what I do every week. I look forward to working with my co-workers to find creative ways to keep our kids active and promote inclusion in their school programs, in their neighborhoods, and anywhere else they might spend much of their time; the only problem

Posted by Meagan Rowe Sep 17, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

4 Considerations When Shopping for an Accessible Van

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You can find just about any information you could ever need on the Internet these days. From the technical to the obscure, there are numerous websites for any topic you can think of. This is why it makes good sense to use the Internet for researching the options, styles, and features that you’ll find when looking for new accessible vans.

Posted by Chris Miller Sep 11, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

Kitchen Tools and Tips to Make Cooking Simple

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After combing the internet for cooking utensils and tools, I have developed a list comprised of 13 things that I think are must-haves in the kitchen. I also gathered some tips on how to make your kitchen experience a bit more pleasant and much less stressful.

Posted by Carleton Rivers Jun 12, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

“Rich Manhattan Moms hire handicapped tour guides so kids can cut lines at Disney World” – Are you kidding me?

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This past January I spent one of the best vacations of my life with my family at “the happiest place on Earth,” Disney World.  That made it especially disheartening when I received a text from my brother yesterday with this link http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manhattan/disney_world_srich_kid_outrage_zTBA0xrvZRkIVc1zItXGDP  along with his comment, “Who would do that?!” There are so many things wrong with this that it’s hard to know where to begin.

Posted by Kelly Bonner May 15, 2013 Posted in Disability 3 Comments

Whitewater Rafting? Yes, You Can!

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It all depends on how you face the challenges of your disability. Life is an adventure and even with limited mobility you can create a rich, experiential life for yourself or someone in your family who has a disability. What if you knew that persons with visual impairments, autism, cerebral palsy, paraplegia, quadriplegia, and hemiplegia could have a blast whitewater rafting all year long?

Posted by Susan Hawkins Apr 25, 2013 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

5 Effective Exercises For People With Limited Mobility

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People with limited mobility could get agitated and lethargic from sitting in a wheelchair for prolonged periods of time.

Posted by Chris Miller Mar 27, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments