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Enabled by Design 2014: Designing for accessibility and social inclusion

Over the weekend, James, Nhung and I spent 48 hours immersed in the world of design and disability as participants of the Enabled by Design-athon. 650 more words

Government And Non-Profit Sector

A wheel-ie great destination - Singapore!

Singapore was our destination for a delightful respite from Sydney’s chilly winter as; constantly warm, mostly sunny with the odd dramatic thunderstorm and accompanying bolt lightning for show. 781 more words

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Standing Tall Against All Odds.

At 5,985 meters high, Mount Kilimanjaro is the world’s highest free-standing mountain above sea level. For many able-bodied people, climbing Kilimanjaro can seem unimaginable. Spencer West conquered this feat while walking on his hands. 341 more words

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Won't you be my neighbor?

And then I heard her talking to the two young girls that stopped by out front. ‘She has a brother. His name is Sebastian. He can’t talk but if you speak English to him he understands. 615 more words

Our Son

Webinar: Accessible Routes 8/7

The ADA National Network and the Access Board offer a webinar Accessible Routes, August 7th, 2:30-4pm ET. The session will feature an advanced level discussion of the requirements for accessible routes in the ADA and ABA Accessibility Standards. 75 more words

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Fashioneyesta's Braille For Cosmetics Focus Group

Are you visually impaired?

Do you or do you know anyone who uses braille?

Do you think cosmetics should do everything possible to make sure their visually impaired customers can access the products with ease? 153 more words

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We are not useless. We are fabulous!

TRIGGER WARNING: discussion of ableism, classism, trauma in movement spaces

Just today I was talking with the person I am dating, who said, “I just wish I could do more of those things, be able to go to protests and organize and work on the things I care about.” 888 more words

Dehumanization