Airline Accessibility Keeps Us Grounded

In Features, Roving Rose, Travel by Rosemary MusachioLeave a Comment

With 75% of the 50 million Americans with disabilities flying each year, air carriers should offer the best services to this lucrative consumer group. The Department of Transportation (DOT) established the Air Carrier Access Rules as a result of Congress passing the Air Carrier Access Act in 1980. These regulations …

Telecommuting On the Rise

In Features, Roving Rose, Travel by Rosemary MusachioLeave a Comment

Telecommuting has become a cost-effective, convenient, and safe alternative to the typical 9-to-5-office job. This employment option allows employees to work from home and dispatch their work via email, telephone, fax, or courier. Telecommuting is becoming the golden access key to the working world, especially in the special needs community. …

The Happiest Place

In Reaching A Higher Level, Travel by Gregory BanksLeave a Comment

It’s funny how some things from your past can fade into oblivion, while others become shadows that dog your footsteps for the rest of your life; or how things begin to take on more significance in retrospect than they ever did at the time they occurred. My last visit to …

Pakkie’s Journey

In Around the World with Jules, Travel by Judy HoitLeave a Comment

I am a woman with a disability. Years ago, before the polio vaccine, I contracted the polio virus which would leave me with limited use of my arms and legs. My life has been pretty ordinary and normal, school, marriage, children, divorce, and a work life. That was until 1997 …

Speak Up!

In Around the World with Jules, Travel by Julie StonestreetLeave a Comment

It’s that time of year. Family reunions for the holidays. While some people dread the idea of flying, others would rather go to the dentist for a root canal than have to deal with the airport”s security. The tragedy on September 11, 2001 has changed so many aspects of our …

Cruising The Pacific

In Around the World with Jules, Travel by Julie StonestreetLeave a Comment

In 1993, at age 21, I decided to travel on a cruise around the Pacific with a friend. At the time, I was fairly mobile, so the only things I was concerned about during the trip were the stairs on board between the levels and the rockiness of the ship. …

The District

In Travel by Jeff McAllisterLeave a Comment

Besides being the capital of the United States, Washington D.C. (or as the locals refer to it “The District”) is also home to some particularly wonderful museums. Most of these museums are relatively accessible, however one stands out as a shining example of what good accessibility can be. That is …

Play Ball!

In Reviews, Travel by Nathasha AlvarezLeave a Comment

ProPlayer Stadium is located near the border line between Dade County and Broward County of South Florida. It is the home of the Miami Dolphins and the Florida Marlins. It is now my sports home as well. Four of us, all in wheelchairs went to see the Florida Marlins play …

Flying Questions Answered

In Around the World with Jules, Travel by Julie StonestreetLeave a Comment

Jules takes the time while recovering from an injury to answer flying questions. Fabulous article! Very informative and I can’t wait to read more in future aricles, it’s the type of info that you can’t get anywhere normally.Excellent idea! I’ll probably contact you personally one day when I get brave …