Posts Tagged 'travel'

“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

The Power of Your Horizon

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Often we are brought to the attention of our own horizon: see it, expand it, and go beyond it. But how many of us actually take the time to gaze out into the openness of our own journey or path to see what beauty lies ahead at that place where earth and sky meet?

Posted by Ryan McLean Oct 17, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment

Air Travel May Become Easier for PWD

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A new regulation proposed by the Department of Transportation would require airline websites, and automated airport kiosks to be accessible. Under the proposed air travel rule, airlines would then be required to make their websites accessible over a two-year period, and ensure ticket agents do the same. If passed, the requirement would apply to U.S. and foreign carriers with websites marketing air transportation to U.S. consumers for travel within, to or from the United States. Small ticket agents would be exempt, according to the Department.

Posted by Jenny Carlton Sep 29, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

TSA: Making Air Travel “Punitive” for Persons With Disabilities and Those Accompanying Them

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The groping by TSA agents, “enhanced pat-downs” were supposedly meant to be so offensive, that no person in their right mind would opt-out of the “naked” body scanners. However, people with disabilities have no “opt-in” for the scanners.

Posted by Tessa Dec 02, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments