How Restaurants Can Be More Accessible For Disabled People

If you are disabled then you can probably agree that leaving your house and going anywhere can be very stressful because of inaccessibility. Many places claim they are accessible when there not and it's almost pointless to call and ask if they are accessible because almost always will they say yes even if the only … Continue reading How Restaurants Can Be More Accessible For Disabled People

Guest Post: How Are Powerchairs Different From Manual Ones?

Today’s guest post was written by Karly and she talks about how powerchairs differ from a manual one.  Karly’s powerchair changed her life and I could not have written it better since I don’t use one and hopefully will never have to. Check it out!  If you’ve been reading Sarah’s blog for a while, you know that … Continue reading Guest Post: How Are Powerchairs Different From Manual Ones?

How disability friendly is your home?

Accessibility does not end at ramps and if you don't know someone with a physical disability you may be thinking "my home is pretty accessible." Your home may be less accessible than you realize because unless you live with someone who is physically disabled you may not fully understand some of the accommodations they may … Continue reading How disability friendly is your home?

Overcoming daily challenges

  Things can get hard with a disability, especially with many of the challenges we face. So how do we overcome these challenges? Well, we don't overcome these challenges, you just find ways to adapt and make life easier. If you are a non-disabled person you may not realize how difficult some everyday tasks can … Continue reading Overcoming daily challenges

Why people who aren’t disabled shouldn’t use the handicapped bathroom

It can be very frustrating when I am out in public and I can't get in the bathroom because it is being occupied by someone who is not disabled. Here is why you should not use the accessible bathroom if you are not disabled. It's usually the only one with enough space for a wheelchair … Continue reading Why people who aren’t disabled shouldn’t use the handicapped bathroom