Accessible Places to Live
Choosing a place to live is complicated for families caring for someone who is disabled. Considerations include public transportation, accessible schools with a good reputation of helping disabled students, as well as how convenient and accessible are local business, especially service related such as barbers, salons, restaurants and places for entertainment. Living in a community means more than having a place to stay, it also means being able to fully participate in all the amenities alongside non-disabled peers.
Accessible Places to Recreate
Taking time to explore, relax and enjoy your surroundings for families affected by chronic illness is as important, if not more so, than for anyone else. Choosing a place to visit requires additional research for people who use mobility aids and their families. From an afternoon at the park to a week’s holiday in another community or resort, being able to fully enjoy the experience depends accessibility and on how prepared staff are for people with mobility impairments.
Wheelchair lift and ramp manufacturer including portable ramps and pool lifts
Accessible RV manufacturer
“10 of the most wheelchair accessible beaches in the world”
Supplier of resources for physical activity, recreation, education and special needs
Special needs life preserver manufacturer
Accessibility equipment retailer including pool lifts
Article with list of swim equipment for people with special needs
Information on the Federal Parks Access Pass program that gives people who have a permanent disability free access to Federal Recreational sites.
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