A Wheel and Away

Disability Talk

  • Scouts, adventure and accessibility

    Yesterday, my son Stan boarded a plane to South Korea as one of the young people chosen to represent Devon at the 25th World Scout Jamboree. It is going to be an incredible adventure, with the opportunity to meet more than 40,000 other Scouts from all over the world and have some fantastic experiences on…

  • I’m sorry, no more wheelchairs today

    Imagine visiting an attraction and being told that you are not allowed to enter because of your ethnicity, as they will only allow ten people with your heritage in per day.  Or because of your sexuality unless you want to go in without your family and friends. How long would it be before the media outcry…

  • Bristol airport’s new disabled friendly initiative

    Yesterday Bristol airport launched a new initiative to help people with all kinds of disabilities navigate the airport with ease and dignity.

    The scheme aims to assist people with disabilities which are perhaps less visible or obvious than others to request the additional help they may need at the airport. ¬†This may be giving them more…