disability rights

As someone who has built his career around providing accessible travel experiences I'm glad to see the industry recognising accessible travel and I have no doubt it will become a more prominent in the coming years. However, I have spotted a potential issue as these articles don't really explain what accessible travel or tourism really is.
The language lover in me was very upset at the idea of a positive word being turned upside down, at least in the eyes of many benefit claimants. Sadly, as a person who has been disabled since birth, this is not the first time I've seen positive, or harmless, words used to mean something negative
It's actually quite depressing how little the world cares about accessibility and accessible toilets. There are so many campaigners doing all that they can to encourage and promote Changing Places and Space To Change facilities.
I saw a post on Twitter today that really angered me.  One of our Gold medal winning Paralympians, Sophie Christiansen OBE, had been stranded on a train because Great Western had not ensured there was a ramp for her when she arrived at Paddington Station.
Every time Halton borough council buys a service, from housing support to specialist treatments, it aims to include one social
One idea I would like the inquiry and any professional person reading this to bear in mind: we could talk about impacts on the economy, on business, on the NHS, on welfare, on employment, on public trust, on legal precedent, but before any decision is made any impact on people need to take priority.
If you hate the special needs price tag as much as I do, please shout about it. Please make businesses aware that this is unacceptable. Please be part of making the change that we all need. Be bold. And be loud! Use people power. Use social media. Shout from the rooftops of Twitter and Facebook.
Some of you will have read about the horrifying attack that took place at a disabled care home last week in Japan, and some of you will not. If you haven't, you're not a bad or uninformed person; you're the proof that this story did not receive adequate attention particularly from the Government.
So if we accept that emojis are now part of our everyday language and are here to stay, then the need for more diverse emojis is the natural progression of a language that is continuously evolving.
Once you are home, after your difficult day, I hope you are able to relax on the sofa with your loved ones. When you do, please spare a thought for this family who, as a result of your difficult day, have had this 'luxury' restricted.