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Ageing; A Hindrance To Commuting

We are getting older
Problem: Public Transport System

The reality is even worse than what it seems, so here a few solutions to battle this issue.

Solution Number 1: The senior citizens face a lot of trouble in boarding and getting off the bus, the conductors or drivers are expected to guide them.

Solution Number 2: They can be guided on how to walk and hold inside the bus, so that the senior citizens are prevented from hurting themselves.

Solution Number 3: The bus must stop close to the curb.

Solution Number 4: The transport system must react to the demographic changes and be adapted to the senior citizen’s needs.

Solution Number 5: There should be proper initiatives from governing bodies regarding projects for older persons to understand their needs, wishes, fears and normal handicaps/ disabilities. Read more »

We are not disabled anymore, it’s time to go outdoors.

We support ReachAble, Do you?
ReachAble is known for its unique disabled friendly tour programs from its inception. From a Reachable perspective, these programs are capable enough to convey a message to the public that, there are people existing and it’s time to change our attitude towards disability and the disabled. Read more »

Seeing is believing! Act now to be a part of an inclusive nation

Support ReachAble

Inclusion starts from home, in building an inclusive society. It’s important to advocate populations with respect to its diversity and their needs. Read more »

The universal design

Table tennis
The universal design is the process wherein, designing products so that they are flexible enough that they can be directly used (without requiring any assistive technologies or they are compatible with the assistive technologies) by people with the widest range of abilities and circumstances as is commercially practical given current materials, technologies, and knowledge. Read more »

Is this is the standard of Indianizing footpaths?

Footpath
Do you think this photo represents some rural town somewhere? Then you are mistaken at its worst. And this is not that somewhere but, the coronary artery of Bengaluru, the Brigade road. Read more »

Santa cause touring the town!


As a part of the ReachAble inclusion initiative, a Santa on wheel chair representing the differently able society of India against discrimination is traveling through various prime roads of Bangalore, spreading the message of disability awareness and importance of inclusive society. Persons with a disability in developing countries often face discrimination and stigma. They are more often excluded from many mainstream public services including basic mobility. Using “Santa clause on wheelchair” as a prop (with no reindeers to pull but supporting people behind to push forward) spreading the message of importance of having an “inclusive society “ with universal design strategies helping even the growing senior citizen population, children, ladies and even those pushing the prams with babies on the road Read more »