Adjustable Wetroom Wheelchair

Please fill in the 2 minute survey on whether this product would suit you as a wheelchair user or assistant. Adjustable Wetroom Wheelchair Survey. After sustaining a work-related injury almost 15 years ago, I was left paralysed from the chest down. Having been an avid sporting enthusiast prior to my accident, I have been able to continue […]

SuperValu Quiet Hour Returns To Omagh Tuesday 14th May

Last month SuperValu Omagh launched Autism Hour in Omagh. John Wallace did a fantastic job organising the correct lighting, music and quite zone for people with autism to sit. He even had tea, coffee, biscuits and scones. This initiative was developed by My Way Access, Omagh Chamber of Commerce and Leonard Cheshire in Northern Ireland after […]

Disability Election Pledge - Time To Vote

Election Day is tomorrow. My Way Access, along with Omagh Chamber of Commerce and Leonard Cheshire in Northern Ireland, sent out an Election Disability Pledge to all candidates. Dear Candidate During a recent event with the Equality Commissioner in Omagh it was proposed that My Way Access, Omagh Chamber of Commerce and Leonard Cheshire would […]

Lyra McKee

I am still wiping away the tears and begging for it not to be true. My friend Lyra McKee was murdered in the streets of Derry on Thursday night. She was reporting on the riots in the city, when she was shot. Lyra and I go back 5 years. She first came to my attention […]

SuperValu Begins Autism Hour In Omagh

I am delighted to announce that SuperValu Omagh are to kick off Autism Hour this Monday 8th April between 6pm and 7pm. This initiative will be supported by My Way Access, Omagh Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Leonard Cheshire Northern Ireland. We want more businesses to support Autism Hour in the weeks and months ahead. To […]

Autism Hour In Omagh - We Need You!

What is an Autism Hour? For autistic people, the world can seem full of too much information – and too little understanding. There are 700,000 autistic people in the UK. Along with their families, that’s over 3 million customers waiting to be welcomed into your business. Over 99% of people have heard of autism, but only […]

Thursday Truths: Disability Awareness Needs To Be Proactive

On Tuesday 26th February, there was Disability Awareness in the South West morning at Strule Arts Centre in Omagh. This event was organized by My Way Access and Omagh Access Forum’s Chairperson Dermot Devlin and Omagh Chamber of Commerce’s Bronagh Gormley. The event began by speaks from: Joanne McDonald from Mencap NI Bronagh Gormley from […]

Websites Need To Be More Accessible For Disabled People

Beyoncé got an unwelcome New Year’s present in January: a lawsuit from a blind woman who says her website is inaccessible because it’s presented as a “purely visual interface” that makes it impossible for blind and low-vision people to use. According to the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), these kinds of barriers to access are a violation […]