Tag Archives: accessibility

Accessibility at polling places on Election Day

We all know that we have the right to vote and to let our voices be heard on issues that are important. People with disabilities have the same rights as anyone else. Polling places must be accessible to everyone. Whether a … Continue reading

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College of Charleston ranked No. 6 in most accessible colleges and universities

When you think of the College of Charleston, you may not view it as one of the most accessible colleges in the country. It’s set in the heart of downtown Charleston, SC, which is known for its historic charm of … Continue reading

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Improving transportation in Charleston

As the Charleston, S.C. community continues to grow with tourism, residents and businesses, so does the need to increase its infrastructure to handle the influx of people. Transportation alternatives are being discussed through the I-26 Alternatives Analysis to improve maneuverability … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Travel

Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a daunting task for people with disabilities. But, that shouldn’t stop you from exploring the world. A number of resources are available to make traveling a more enjoyable experience. I came across … Continue reading

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It’s a bird…It’s a plane…It’s a flying wheelchair

Wouldn’t it be neat if wheelchairs could fly? That’s what I’ve been daydreaming about since making the trip to Houston, Texas last week.  I learned a lot about traveling with a motorized wheelchair. It wasn’t my first time on a … Continue reading

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Welcome to Charleston, South Carolina

As a native Charlestonian, it’s exciting to hear of travels by tourists to my home town. It iseven more enjoyable to hear about Ashley’s visit to this historic city. Ashley uses a wheelchair and writes a blog called Wheelchair Traveling. … Continue reading

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Radio Broadcast is an Outlet for Disability Awareness

It’s not often the disability community gets to share their success stories to a broad audience. A few folks from the disAbility Resource Center (dRC) in North Charleston, including myself, had the opportunity to be interviewed by Aisha Thurston on … Continue reading

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