Disabled People's Access to High Street 'Shocking', Audit Finds

Access for disabled people on the High Street in Britain is “shocking”, according to a government audit of more than 30,000 shops and restaurants. Thousands of venues had failed to adapt their premises, with a fifth of shops excluding wheelchair users, a survey found. There are 12 million people in Britain with disabilities, with an […]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Today was set up by the United Nations under the title UN Enable to recognize and promote the causes of persons living with a disability. Did you know that 1 billion people, approximately 15% of the world’s population, have some form of disability? 2014 theme is “Sustainable Development: The Promise of Technology”. This year the […]

My Way Access to Speak at Equal Opportunity For All Event in Ennis, Co. Clare

Wednesday 19th November, Treacys West County Hotel, Ennis Event Schedule 7–7:30pm      Registration / Refreshments 7:30pm           Welcome by Eddie O’Toole, Operations Director, Bluebird Care 7:35pm           Introduction by Bobby Kerr, Broadcaster / Entrepreneur 7:40pm          ‘My Journey with Spina Bifida: Me and My Backbone’ Interview with Siobhán Mungovan, Author             Video: My Way Access 7:50pm          Panel […]

Bodyworx For My Way Access To Gym

Recent years my health took a turn for the worst and I spent prolonged periods of time in the hospital. Since then, it has been a slow, but steady road to recovery. After approximately 4 years of ill health and recovering, I decided it was time to build up my physical strength so that I […]

Access To An Equal Wage

Lord Freud, the Welfare Minister in the UK Government, is facing calls for his resignation for suggesting privately at the Conservative Conference that disabled people were not worth ‘the full wage’ and wanted to introduce a £2 minimum wage band for disabled people. In 2012 he is quoted as saying, “People who are poorer should be […]

Bad Parking in Disabled Spaces

One of my most difficult obstacles as a disabled person, drivers parking their vehicles in places, which make life more complicated for access and parking in Blue Badge parking bays. The Blue Badge scheme is an important service for people with severe mobility problems that enables badge holders to park close to where they need […]