August 29, 2004

Olympic-Sized Inaccessibility

The BBC's Matthew Davis reports from the Olympic Games in "Challenges for disabled in Athens."

Even before you read the story image using a manual wheelchair where all the sidewalks had a sideslope to the street like that - certainly difficult for an amputee or hemiplegic not to mention with crutches, walker, or a cane.

Further reading from Dave Reynold's Inclusion Daily Express:

May 27, 2004 (second story): "Greek Cabbies Asked To Be More Accommodating"
http://www.inclusiondaily.com/archives/04/05/27.htm
May 28, 2004 (second story): "Athens Preps For Olympics And Paralympics"
http://www.inclusiondaily.com/archives/04/05/28.htm

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