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Disability symbol of person in wheelchair. Symbol has other icons as part of the chair that represent other disabilities.

Is it time to change the disability symbol?

The stick figure in a wheelchair has become one of the most widely-used and instantly recognised disability access symbols in the world – but is it time for a new one? The debate begins…. Stereotypes are us Why go to the expense and bother of changing something that has been working perfectly well on almost...
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Guest Blog – ‘Are you alright dear?’

‘Are you alright dear?’ One wheelchair user’s experience of customer service As a wheelchair-user, running my own successful company and with a hectic daily schedule, my frustration with the way I’m often treated when I independently do my weekly shopping has compelled me to write about disability awareness in the world of high street retail....
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Black man in wheelchair

Guest Blogger – Are disabled people Superhuman??

In a recent blog post I talked about how the topic of disability was being talked about within media. Today, I want to start to look at how the topic is being handled within society. I have recently done a few different interviews with other people who also have Spina Bifida and I asked all...
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