Envisioning a More Accessible World
June 24, 2023
I read an article earlier this month about a father who has Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and how his children never knew him before MS. It struck home with me. I don’t ever remember my father when he wasn’t in a wheelchair. The father in this article talked about how his children were very aware of the importance of accessibility and how proud he was that his young boys were always looking out for accessible ramps, and handicap parking spots. In the 70s and 80s nothing was accessible. We muddled through as did millions of other families who lifted wheelchairs over steps or worse gave up and loved ones just stayed at home. Today, things are different. However, there is still so much more work to do.
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