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Playing the Online Dating Game, in a Wheelchair
"I kept my answer simple and told him that yes, I do use a wheelchair, but I was much more interested in the back story of the iguana. Unfortunately, he wasn’t interested at all, messaging back only to say: “Sorry. The wheelchair’s a deal-breaker for me.”"
By Emily Ladau
For The New York Times
50 Best Disability Friendly Colleges and Universites
" The services usually consist of programs that encourage accessibility, advocacy and opportunity for the academic success of all students needing assistance. Many services provided by these schools are done so free of charge and are offered through the generous work of volunteers. "
ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL WeBSITES
This website is still growing but is a great resource for several cities in the US. Find accessible attractions, itineraries, caregivers, transportation, tour companies and medical equipment rentals.
John Morris is a 28-year-old triple amputee and wheelchair user who blogs about his experiences traveling all over the world. His website has great resources for international travel, including how to charge your power chair, the best travel insurance for you and lists of accessible hotels.
AbleThrive has what you need to find information on the safety rating for different destinations, ground travel, things to do, hotels and even cruises. You can even filter the search results by your level of mobility.