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Most of us don't give much thought to going to the toilet. We go when we need to go.
But for a small minority of people, the act of urinating or defecating can be a major source of anxiety – especially when public restrooms are the only facilities available.
Paruresis (shy bladder) and parcopresis (shy bowel) are little known mental health conditions, yet they can significantly compromise a person's quality of life.
Emotional support animals can endanger the public and make life harder for people like me who rely on service dogs
Untrained emotional support dogs don’t just attack people. They attack highly trained service dogs, as well, sometimes ending their working lives.
Designing for motor impairments requires as much consideration as other disabilities but doesn’t really have a single approach that guarantees accessibility. Far from being a niche concern, visitors with some form of motor impairment likely make up a significant percentage of app users.
The Paralympic Games will never be a panacea for the social issues facing a host city and nation. But can they be a beginning to enabling social, cultural and environmental change?
Rio is an old city, with dense areas such as the Rocinha favela. Making it accessible is no small ask.
Study shows how Airbnb hosts discriminate against guests with disabilities as sharing economy remains in ADA gray area
AirBnB listings are not required by AirBnB to comply with discrimination laws and the experience of many guests show that hosts have many prejudices and embody stereotypes of disability.
We are very close to launching the Travel For All Directory. See what is included in the tourism listings, especially the extensive accessibility information.
Relaxed performance – an approach to performance that challenges what have developed as strict expectations and codes for audience and performer engagement and behaviour – is making theatre and other types of live performance like fashion shows and musical events more accessible.
As a tourism operator you know that you can't ever be all things to all people. You also want your marketing to reach everyone in your target market – which includes many people with accessibility needs.