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New Rights for Wheelchair Users to access Taxi Services

From 6 April 2017 drivers of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs) will be liable for a fine of up to £1,000 if they refuse to carry the passenger in their chair, fail (unless they have an official exemption) to provide assistance, such as deploying the ramp and helping to push them into the vehicle, or charge extra for carrying a passenger who uses a wheelchair. 23 more words

Wheelchair Service

Babywearing and Wheelchairs

Follow this link to read about the personal experiences of our Founder Pixies journey into and using babywearing.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B0G4rB6WUaM4T2czV0V3YXRCb2s

“Slings have been an essential enabler” says Pixie. 50 more words

Exorcise Writing

One of my English professors had a quote on her computer monitor that read, “A writer is someone who writes every day.” I’ve kept up with her over the years and she has really stacked up the titles with her name under them. 519 more words

Drugs

Renewing Joy

In Latin America, many young people look forward to the opportunity to meet with friends and dance the night away on Fridays and Saturdays. Others live for Sundays, when they can go to church and serve. 260 more words

From The Field

New Rights for Wheelchair Users to access Taxi Services

From 6 April 2017 drivers of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs) will be liable for a fine of up to £1,000 if they refuse to carry the passenger in their chair, fail (unless they have an official exemption) to provide assistance, such as deploying the ramp and helping to push them into the vehicle, or charge extra for carrying a passenger who uses a wheelchair. 23 more words

National Initiatives

Safe and Affordable Wheelchairs and Disability Scooters in Melbourne

Across Melbourne there are many people who suffer with mobility due to conditions such as old age, disability or injury and are therefore unable to perform everyday tasks. 473 more words

Wheelchairs

March 2017 Highlights

March was another exciting month at Free Wheelchair Mission. Highlights include:

  • The arrival of 3,640 wheelchairs at their destination countries.
  • The “Mission to 1 Million” continues–the total number of units shipped to date currently stands at 981,314.
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From The Field