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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 »

8 Benefits of an Inclusive Organization

1. Higher Job Satisfaction

WheelchairWhen you feel valued for your work and contributions, you’re going to be more satisfied with your job. Appreciation is an incredible motivator and doesn’t always mean giving away more money–it can be as simple as recognizing the individual for their hard work and dedication. Many companies do this well for their star executives, but what about for their star administrative assistants or technical gurus? Read more »

Responding to Disability: A Question of Attitude

This questionnaire is designed to stimulate thinking and dialogue. It is not intended to test knowledge of disability or attitudes toward people with disabilities. As people increasingly find themselves in situations involving people who are disabled they need to make quick decisions on how to respond. This questionnaire provides an opportunity to think about situations involving people with disabilities, to respond, and then to consider the various responses more carefully.

Q. After explaining a complex point, you turn to your coworkers and say, "Do you see what I mean?" As soon as the words are out of your mouth, you wonder if it was inappropriate to use that phrase since one of the people you are talking to is blind. At this point you should: Read more »

Responding to Disability: A Question of Attitude

This questionnaire is designed to stimulate thinking and dialogue. It is not intended to test knowledge of disability or attitudes toward people with disabilities. As people increasingly find themselves in situations involving people who are disabled they need to make quick decisions on how to respond. This questionnaire provides an opportunity to think about situations involving people with disabilities, to respond, and then to consider the various responses more carefully.

Q. Which of the following disabilities prevent a person from getting a driver's license?
a) deafness Read more »

Responding to Disability: A Question of Attitude

This questionnaire is designed to stimulate thinking and dialogue. It is not intended to test knowledge of disability or attitudes toward people with disabilities. As people increasingly find themselves in situations involving people who are disabled they need to make quick decisions on how to respond. This questionnaire provides an opportunity to think about situations involving people with disabilities, to respond, and then to consider the various responses more carefully.

Q. You are talking to a woman with a severe speech impairment. You have asked the woman to repeat herself in order to understand what she is saying. The person has repeated one phrase five times and you still don't understand it. You should: Read more »