VIDEO: All Signs Point to Change
The International Symbol of Access is suppose to indicate barrier-free areas for all disabled people. However, the symbol itself seems to be the biggest obstacle for many of us.
How can disability be better represented to broaden what accessibility truly means?
Our Storyteller Hope Hoffman digs into why the wheelchair symbol does not include us all.
NY in motion symbol language:
Comment from SANYS board president on the history of the word handicapped:
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