Update After an Absence

On New Year's Day 2015 the character of the Rolling Rains site changed due to a diagnosis of two new tumors for Scott Rains.


With these brain tumors I will continue to post but less frequently and with a more biographical or less travelogue tone.

Recent Entries

Thoughts on Evaluating Countries for Mobility-Impaired American Travelers
Thoughts on Evaluating Countries for Mobility-Impaired American TravelersScott Rains, srains@oco.net When Americans with disabilities ask about a place "Is it accessible?"…
Update After an Absence
On New Year's Day 2015 the character of the Rolling Rains site changed due to a diagnosis of two new…
Scandic's accessibility training wins two awards for best interactive training
Scandic's accessibility training has won first prize for best interactive training at the Swedish Learning Awards 2014 and also took…
Post-Summit Report: Destinations for All 2014
The first World Summit Destinations for All took place at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal from October 19-22, 2014.…
US Veterans with Disabilities Toolkit
WASHINGTON, D.C., November 11, 2014--Today the Equal Rights Center (ERC)--a national non-profit civil rights organization--released a new toolkit to help veterans with disabilities…
ThisAbility for Peace
Philosophy behind "THISability for Peace"It's been a long time that I've been fostering the idea of launching an international group…
IASG: Inter-Agency Support Group for the CRPD meets to chart way forward
On 14-15 October, the UN Inter-Agency Support Group (IASG) for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities met…
Lynn Atkinson-Boutette: Peru & Galapagos by Wheelchair
Off-roading in the jungle by wheelchairLynn Atkinson Boutette indulges her love of the wild in the Galapagos and Peru's Amazon…