Hope for Disabilities

Fulfilling unmet needs in the disability community

Public Buildings and Accessibility

Posted by Ask Emily on November 20, 2013 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

When you are making plans to go to a new building for the first time, whether it is for an appointment of some kind, or for a social event or activity, whose responsibility should it be to know ahead of time if the building is accessible for assistive devices like wheelchairs, walkers, canes, etc? How have you handled it, if you have gone to a new place for the first time expecting and assuming that it is accessible and you get there to find out that it is not? Do you put in a complaint abo...

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Assistance Animals and Airlines

Posted by Ask Emily on November 14, 2013 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Aloha everyone, this is Ask Emily.  I wanted to share this story that I found recently online.  This is a very touching story about a service animal and acceptance by others.  Please copy and paste the link information below into your web browser, to read the full story.  Mahalo