Adventure sports and disability are not incompatible. Actually, with adaptations of kit and the help of qualified professionals, people with disabilities can participate in canyoning, skydiving, hiking, rafting or caving in a totally safe manner.
These types of activities present a considerable challenge for people with disabilities and are recognised as an effective way to keep fit and raise self-esteem.
In this article, we will discuss several adventure sports that are accessible to everyone.
A long time has passed since Tod Browning directed his famous film in 1932, “Freaks” which was one of the first films on the big screen to address the subject of disability. Since then, the relationship between disability and film has been prolific with numerous examples of works that address incapacity in all its forms across all genres (biographies, dramas, documentaries, etc.).
They have all, almost always in a positive manner, contributed to increasing the visibility of disabled people.
As a wheelchair user, travel can sometimes be intimidating and might even be seen to be prohibitive. But the UK has some truly fabulous sights and attractions that have been made accessible. It is easier than you might imagine to find places for a wonderful day out or a longer trip; there is something for everyone. Here is a just a small selection of great ideas for wheelchair-friendly trips.
There is great understanding in the caring community that carers (whether they are employed or a member of the family) benefit from some time away from their duties.
Travelling is an exciting part of life. It’s the chance to experience new cultures, enjoy new sights, and have lots of fun exploring new places. However, between the transport, accommodation, and crowds of tourists, travel can prove stressful for people who have special needs or require additional support - but it doesn’t need to be! Take a look at our top travel options to make your next holiday enjoyable and worry-free.