Dave Lupton, better known as Crippen or Sox, is a famous disabled cartoonist in the UK. He has been commissioned by television companies, such as the BBC and Channel 4, but also by numerous mainstream newspapers, such as the Guardian and the Yorkshire Evening Post.
Since Crippen is on a wheelchair for many years, he is much attached to disability and disability-related issues. In his blog...
Travelling can be a better experience for wheelchair users with the support of a mobile phone app that displays where and what the accessible locations are. The following list provides a description of websites and mobile phone apps which display and categorize accessible spots around the world.
Momentarily, the website and app AXS map is available in English only. Nevertheless,...
Humans of New York is a project born in 2010 by the photographer Brandon Stanton. His main purpose is to tell stories – snapshots of individuals' lives – no matter their characteristics: there are stories of women, men, elderly people, kids, foreign or locals, disabled or abled-bodied individuals, heterosexual or homosexual, etc. etc.
Probably this is a way to highlight that every story is...
In a country of 45 million people, it is estimated that 3.5 million people in Tanzania live with a disability. People with disabilities are often among the poorest and most marginalized in society. Disability can have a significant impact upon the quality of a child's education. The WHO estimates that, in 51 countries, only 51% of boys and 42% of girls with disabilities will complete their...
I would like to share with you an article from the Russian forum invatravel.ru devoted to a trip to Salzburg, Gosau, Hallstatt, Bad Ischl, Vorderstoder, and Linz (Austria). This article was translated from Russian to English with the permission of the author and traveller Svetlana Nigmatullina.
Perhaps every traveler has his/her own Austria. For some, Austria is "woven" from...
Authors of summary: Teresa Brinkel and Christine Fekete (Swiss Paraplegic Research)
In comparison with the general population, people with spinal cord injury (SCI) consume...
I would like to share with you an article written by a wheelchair traveler sharing his travel experience to Port Aventura Park, Aquatic Park and Tarragona. This article was originally published on the Russian forum invatravel.ru and is translated from Russian to English with the permission of the author.
Port Aventura is the 6th largest theme park in Europe....