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166 Road Trip Week - Dewey From Oklahoma

In 2011, I volunteered to fly to Oklahoma and pick up an accessible van that my father-in-law had purchased. I was to meet a man named Dewey at the airport, pick up the van, and drive it halfway across the country to Maine. 434 more words

Elderly

Disneyland Disabled Attraction Access

Because Disneyland did not originally design their attraction queues to accommodate  wheelchairs their solution was to have the disabled enter via the attraction’s exits and allowed them to skip the lines. 813 more words

Disability And Me

No Stopping Now

Life is short. The one certain thing from the time you are born is that you will die one day. There are no guarantees and no do-overs. 232 more words

Points Deducted for Slacking...

Ya know I really am trying to make a habit out of this blog thing.

I’ve been working a lot lately, (I know, no excuse) but that just makes life boring and there wasn’t anything exciting I could think of to share with you peeps. 365 more words

Family

Cars With Disability Placards Will Pay To Park Under New City Policy

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — There are changes ahead for people who rely on wheelchair placards for free parking on city streets.

Pat Warren explains why, as of Thursday, they will be feeding the meters just like everyone else. 335 more words

News

Aah, push it (but don't touch)

It is remarkable how quickly I became possessive of my wheelchair, especially considering that my brain has still not made peace that some of my original limbs are missing. 501 more words

Disability