Now that the summer sun is peeking out of the clouds and Memorial Day is around the corner, it’s time to plan a weekend getaway! If you’re looking for an accessible place to stay over the holiday, Airbnb is now offering new features to meet your needs. Earlier this spring, the company introduced 21 new […]
Posts with the Accessible Travel tag
Traveling with Disability: Plan, Prepare … and Have Fun!
People with disabilities can enjoy nearly all the same pleasurable fruits of life as those without disability, though it may take a little more planning and preparation. That’s true of many leisurely pursuits, including traveling – whether it’s across the globe, to another state or even within your own city. This is especially the case […]
Monday Tech Tip: Access Earth
Justin Amber, Equipment Loan Specialist at Easterseals Crossroads shows us Access Earth which is a community sourced app that helps individuals determine if somewhere they are traveling such as restaurant, hotel, and tourist attraction are accessible. Check it out here: Click here for more information on Access Earth.
Cool tools that help a teacher teach life skills to special needs students.
Shari Petersime has been a junior/high school life skills teacher for kids with special needs for many years. She has been teaching for a total of 38 years and currently teaches the life skills class at North Eastern Wayne High School in Fountain City, IN. She teaches the kids in this class how to cook, […]
Accessibility in the air
With just about as many disabilities as there are people in this world, traveling by air can be tricky. From difficult to navigate check-in systems to narrow aisles and seats, disabled passengers have more to think about than the average traveler. The Department of Transportation is looking for public input on revisions to the Air […]