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Intellectual disability

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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 »

Universal design- The seven principles

Principle 1: Equitable Use
The design is useful and marketable to people with diverse abilities.

Guidelines:
1a. Provide the same means of use for all users: identical whenever possible; equivalent when not.
1b. Avoid segregating or stigmatizing any users.
1c. Provisions for privacy, security, and safety should be equally available to all users. Read more »

Why is enabling access important?

Social
To ensure equality of access and to enable more people to participate in travel.

Business
To encourage more people to use our services and therefore keep us in business.

Legal
To meet the requirements of the law. Read more »

Myths And Realities about People with Disabilities

1.Myth:
Equal opportunity means that everyone should be treated the same – so students with disabilities are not entitled to support services.

Reality:
Equal opportunity means all people should be treated in a way that enables them to achieve their potential. Provision of support services assists students with such tasks as reading and processing information, conducting library research, preparing assignments, photocopying and performing manual procedures.

2.Myth: Read more »

Wheelchair safety and etiquette

If you don’t already know someone who uses a wheelchair, chances are that at some stage during your life, you will meet and possibly have to assist someone who does. But what should or shouldn’t you do when meeting someone in a wheelchair? what are the safe ways to man-oeuvre a wheelchair in different situations? Read more »