Over the years, regular visitors to My Way Access will know that I have contacted and highlighted the accessibility problems at The International Northwest 200 (NW200) for spectators with disabilities in Portstewart. Through my many phone calls and emails over the years, they have seldom been acknowledged and when they have, at a cursory level. […]
Today My Way Access visited Omagh Courthouse to test the accessibility. I wanted to see how to the jurisdictional service could manage to access their premises if someone in a wheelchair or has a disability needed to use their services. I could not get pass the reception area, as the lift was out of commission. […]
Apple has submitted a proposal for a series of emoji, including a guide dog, prostheses, an ear with hearing aid and people in different types of wheelchairs. One in seven people around the world has some form of disability, whether that be a physical disability involving vision, hearing, or loss of physical motor skills, or […]
Now covering all of Ireland, Mobiloo is a vehicle for change, bringing inclusion and freedom to those who require Changing Places facilities. Mobiloo allows people with disabilities, their families and carers the opportunity to attend and most importantly enjoy events and venues they may previously been excluded from. Mobiloo – A Vehicle For Change Now […]
I understand there was good discussions at Celtic FC AGM about catering for supporters with disabilities. A shareholder with a disability addressed the meeting and explained problems he experiences at Celtic Park. He got a round of applause and the Board committed to doing all they can to alleviate these problems. They also stated they are committed […]
The Department for Infrastructure (NI)‘s plan is reviewed biannually and updates on Action Measures are included in the Equality Unit’s progress reports to the Departmental Board. You can download the Disability Action Plan 2017 here.
Shopmobility Omagh are hosting a Shopmobility Day on 21st June 2017 and are celebrating it by holding a “Ramble by the River”. Members and carers from the remaining 12 Shopmobility schemes are coming to Omagh to celebrate with us and we were wondering if any of the Access Forum would like to attend (approx time 10am – 6pm) […]
Greencastle man and University of Ulster student Daniel Tuohey is under-taking a study to find out how accessible the towns and cities in Northern Ireland are for people with disabilities. Please take part in the survey if you have a disabilities before Thursday 4th May and share with your friends. Your voice and plan tomorrow’s […]
A BIG thank you to everyone for helping us reach 2000 Likes on My Way Access. I have made a wee video to show new comers what www.mywayaccess.com. We need you to share your knowledge for a better tomorrow.
Please see attached information on a fundraising appeal I set up in my son’s name. We are local in the Omagh area and would be delighted if you could help. I hope to hand over the cheques in June when we are next attending clinic, I have set a target of £10,000, how amazing would it […]