Transforming the access experience of Disabled People

Transforming the access experience of disabled people   Clive Durdle MSc BA (Econ) FCIH 29 November 2007 Mobility?   Able July 2007 p51 has an article about powered wheelchairs that notes:   “most still resemble traditional manual wheelchairs to some extent; hardly surprising since all have their origin in American wheelchair manufacturer Everest and Jenning’s… Continue reading Transforming the access experience of Disabled People

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Mapping Accessibility

This is a thread from geogable. I am exploring the following - apologies for its length, and would welcome any help anyone may be able to suggest!   I should be reasonably good at cartography but have somehow avoided the hands on stuff although I do have A levels in Geography and Maths and a… Continue reading Mapping Accessibility

Scientists open doors with the power of the mind

#mce_temp_url# * Michael Fitzpatrick * The Guardian, Thursday 22 January 2009 * Article history A mock-up of a home controlled by the power of thought has been successfully piloted by a hospital in Italy, promising new levels of independence for the severely disabled. Scientists showed that people could open doors or operate lights, a telephone,… Continue reading Scientists open doors with the power of the mind