What’s your first memory of getting a new wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV)? The excitement and anticipation of delivery day? Having a car that is adapted for your needs? Having the latest make and model? The way your new car drives or that brand new car smell?. Like most things in life the novelty wears off.Continue reading “Looking After A Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV)”
Category Archives: Accessibility
Everyone should be included no matter the age!
When you think of the word Inclusion what does it mean to you? Inclusion is defined as the state of being included or being made a part of something. When a book covers many different ideas and subjects, it is an example of the inclusion of many ideas. When multiple people are all invited toContinue reading “Everyone should be included no matter the age!”
A Christmas like no other!
Disclaimer: This is an article written for GM Coachwork, all words & experiences are the writers own. It’s that time of year again, I can’t believe we are weeks away from Christmas, it’s like I’ve blinked and all of a sudden it’s December – Time for me to go into hibernation! Even at 42, IContinue reading “A Christmas like no other!”
13 years to long!
Disclaimer: This is an article written for GM Coachwork, all words & experiences are the writers own. 60.9 miles (1 hour 12 minutes) that’s the distance between mother and daughter. It’s not oceans away or flights apart. But it is far enough away that my little go-kart (powered wheelchair) wouldn’t make it on it’s own.Continue reading “13 years to long!”
AccessAble – An Accessibility Guide
AccessAble App/Website – an accessibility guide that could change your life! Going out is as simple as picking a place, grabbing your keys, purse/Wallet maybe a jacketed if it’s chilly. Oh how I/many would love to say yes this is totally what happens. Being disabled you become a master planner. Research can be key toContinue reading “AccessAble – An Accessibility Guide”
My journey, my new WAV!
Blue badge at the ready ‘In the words of William Wallace ‘FREEDOM’ Ever been so excited about something you can’t help but think you might burst – I was like a kid in a sweet shop the day my shiny new WAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle) was delivered. Normally I am a very patient person whenContinue reading “My journey, my new WAV!”
Highways England: Access Guides for Motorway Services
Disclaimer: This post is a paid partnership with AccessAble & National Highways. As always, my comments are honest and entirely my own. Accessibility, Diversity, Inclusion. Every now and then I need to pinch myself – finding my voice and a real passion, for not just sharing my world living as a disabled person, but beingContinue reading “Highways England: Access Guides for Motorway Services”
Calling on all Local Authorities.
Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blogger’s own. “Life changing” Would these two words automatically pop to mind when thinking or talking about a toilets? My guess is probably not and why would they – the ‘call of nature’ is a natural bodily function that happens multiple times aContinue reading “Calling on all Local Authorities.”