Advocacy, Disability, Independence, Independent Mobility, Personal Responsibility

A wheelchair user’s guide to consent | CBC News

Gabrielle Peters, a wheelchair user in Vancouver, reminds people to ask before touching or pushing their chair.
— Read on www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/a-wheelchair-user-s-guide-to-consent-1.4982862

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assistive technology, blindness, Independence, Personal Responsibility

Teen could change lives with new Smart Cane

“Just a stick” that keeps me from bumping into things? I don’t think so, it is actually a White Cane that allows me to avoid obstacles and provides me the freedom to access and explore my world, talking GPS apps provide the rest.

Teen could change lives with new Smart Cane
— Read on www.680news.com/video/2018/08/22/teen-could-change-lives-with-new-smart-cane/

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Advocacy, blindness, Independent Mobility, Victoria BC

Fundraiser by canadian federation of the blind : LIFE-THREATENING BIKE LANE DESIGN

canadian federation of the blind needs your help today! LIFE-THREATENING BIKE LANE DESIGN – Visually-impaired Victorians need design change to life-threatening bike lanes Support our BC Human Rights case to insist that the City change its ill-conceived, life-threatening design of floating bus stops, such as along Pandora Street, that require transit users to cross a separated bike lane…
— Read on www.gofundme.com/cfb-bike-lanes

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