Pushing the Boundaries of Inclusive Travel, Design and Living
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Want To Do Something Different and Learn about an Exciting New City from the Culinary Experts? hether you take your new…
For the 8th consecutive year, NOVA Employment (a not-for-profit disability employment agency funded by the Australian Government) is running the…
So, to the media outlets who want to do a positive story about a person with a wheelchair, creating a remarkable new enterprise, or simply winning the Nobel prize, please remember to be BOUND by what is the morally and factually correct way to describe an entire group of individuals who are trying to overcome pity, fear, and discrimination. Continuing to use these type of words and descriptions are not helping.
The Disability Film Challenge is a 48 Hour short film competition that has been established in association with prestigious organizations such as the Media Access Awards and the HollyShorts Film Festival. It is a competition in which entrants are allotted two days to complete production of their entry into the competition.
Purchase a “Party Ticket” and it will enable you to “Travel through Bal Harbour Shops, cocktails and fabulous fare, indulge in live interactive entertainment and bid on the stores’ amazing auction items. Dance and be dazzled with a Concert by Celebrity Music Performer Pit Bull.
It is indeed a rare thing to see a model who does diversity in a way we may not be used to experiencing in the fashion and editorial genres. It is time, that “diversity” includes those who have varying physical differences…not only those of color, ethnicity and size. This shoot takes this concept on in such a palatably stunning and fresh way with photographer Anneli Nygards. The shoot was produced by the stock image site PhotoAbility.net, to increase the number of these types of images available to the tourism industry, publications, and companies who wish to market to all.
So what is the uproar all about? The article accompanying the photoshoot is an interview with the 18-year-old, and she is clearly more in charge of her decisions than many give her credit, yet, should she be accountable for not understanding how so many in the wheelchair using community feel about her using this “prop” for a gimmick?
“My Gimpy Life” Star Teal Sherer Shares her Struggle, Joy and Triumph in First Interview since Birth of her Baby
Teal Sherer: My Gimpy Life + 2 , Husband and baby now starring!
This type of inclusive disability imagery is an absolute must for all businesses and facilities. To market themselves as “disability friendly” will not only create a positive environment but also generate new and much-needed revenues through the clients they would normally miss.