If these famous people with disabilities share something, besides their professional success, it is their ability of self-improvement. The lives of most of them have not been easy and precisely because of that, they are an example and inspiration.
With summer just around the corner you may be planning your holiday (if you haven’t already!). Looking to book a Spanish beach escape? If so, check out this list of accessible beaches to help you to choose the perfect resort.
When planning a trip, it is important to organise some things like hotels, transport, visits to monuments or restaurant reservations in advance. If you have a disability or have a mobility problem, prior planning ensures you can choose buildings and locations which are accessible to you.
This guide will help you find the beaches that are best equipped with ramps, walkways, adapted changing rooms and other aspects to cover your needs.
My name is Mitch St. Pierre, I have osteogenesis imperfecta, or in other words, my bones are brittle as glass so I use a wheelchair. I know what you must be thinking, what on earth would a person with my condition be doing in a Cambodian jungle, miles from civilization on a wheelchair? Well let's say I'm an adventurous soul. I was here in the jungle, north of Cambodia with my good friend from Canada, Shawn, and our new friend Max who had been working at my hotel.
When buying a new wheelchair you want to make sure you make the right decision to suit your environment, your lifestyle, your condition and your budget. With such a comprehensive range of both powered and manual wheelchairs available the choice can seem overwhelming, but with a bit of prior research and the help of a qualified professional to assess your needs you can easily find the right wheelchair for you!
Planning a holiday or weekend getaway? Increasingly more and more cities are promoting themselves as offering ‘accessible tourism’ but it’s still worth doing some research and planning in advance to ensure a stress-free trip.