I’ve been disabled from the age of three. So I really welcomed the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) when it was enacted 20 years ago, and thought it would improve the quality of life for people with disabilities. But...
As disabled and elderly users of mobility scooters, lets band together to insist that companies who claim to have our best interests at heart don’t rip us off! A fair price for mobility scooter servicing is between £60 and £90 including travel cost and basic repairs.
Originally my daughter wanted to go to Paris. She’s thirteen – an age when she’s most interested in shopping and nice cafes. She’s also severely disabled by cerebral palsy and a wheelchair user, so going on our Easter break was going to take some planning.
As a wheelchair user for five years now, the most convenient thing that makes going out and about easier is the increasing number of accessible loos. However, there are some truths that need to be told - 7 rather inconvenient ones, in fact.