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This response stems from an excellent discussion taking place in the Accessibility Group with Linked In. I thought this was worth sharing as the general public through no fault of their own thinks of the wheelchair as soon as the word DISABILITY is mentioned.

“Bill and Axel this is a great discussion you are having. I could not agree as both a Physiotherapist and an Ergonomic/Accessible Design expert. When I run workshops and public talks about disability the first slide I put up asks the question; when you think of a disability what comes to mind first? 90 some odd percent in the room are very honest (and have little or no exposure to people with disabilities they think) say “wheelchair”. We then spend the rest of the talks discussing all of the other disabilities that exist and what this means in terms of accessing all aspects of life and…

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  1. Thank you for your interest lmjrsfsu and for reblogging! Jane Sleeth OPC

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