Using acceptable terminology to talk about disability is not merely about being ‘politically correct’ – it is about removing barriers, changing assumptions and creating an inclusive environment that welcomes all. Above all we are engaging into positive reinforcement and developing and environment where every person feels at ease and composed. General Inclusive Terminology Some tips … Continue reading Disability – Appropriate wordings & terminologies
Category: Disability Awareness
Insights – World Down Syndrome Day 2023
21.03.2023 World Down Syndrome Day Valid change occurs where there's the will to Inculcate fairness with each and every parties are adequately represented. Disability be it Downsyndrome or other different disabilities, has never been a hassle if adequate legal and infrastructural provisions are made with multiple possibilities. Down Syndrome is a genetic occurrence caused by … Continue reading Insights – World Down Syndrome Day 2023
Kenya Airways – Accessibility Review for Persons with Disabilities
Air travel can be a hassle for people with visible and invisible disabilities. The protocols and documentation in regard to travel may be of many hindrances and a source of stress for travelers with disabilities when going through multiple airport checks and counters. Airline Accessible to all Airlines are constantly on the move. Following Covid-19, … Continue reading Kenya Airways – Accessibility Review for Persons with Disabilities
MetroExpress – a bid to be more accessible and inclusive ?
The Metro Express Ltd is a light rail public transport system in Mauritius. It has been in operation for over the last couple of years. As one of the newest institutions which falls under the state, the public expects it to meet certain pre set standards. One of which remains its accessibility and how far … Continue reading MetroExpress – a bid to be more accessible and inclusive ?
Flight Cancellations / Delays? Impact on travelers with disabilities.
The airline industry has been evolving and adapting to various conjuncture and market demands. Persons with disabilities are the world's largest majority. One billion people, or 15% of the world's population, experience some form of disability. Where services from the airline industry have been improving to meet the needs and demands of travelers, there exists … Continue reading Flight Cancellations / Delays? Impact on travelers with disabilities.
Disability and Poverty? The continuous mismatch.
Disability is a physical or mental condition that limits a person's movements, senses, or activities. In spite of limitations and obstacles, different persons with different disabilities seek a more independent and factual living. 17th October is designated International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty … Continue reading Disability and Poverty? The continuous mismatch.