My husband is not restricted by his wheelchair – it’s the lack of access that’s the problem

There is nothing new about inaccessibility. The other day Emma White saw a car parked across the base of a wheelchair ramp, an ATM bolted in front of disabled toilets preventing the doors from opening properly, and in the west we still have old-school, wheelchair-hostile, Z-class trams clattering through our streets.  I lose count of the times each day I think “that would be hard for him”.

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion

Author:
Emma White

Source:
The Guardian

Date published:
Mon 10th Jun, 2019