Living with any sort of mobility issue is already frustrating enough. Even with all of the technological and accessible advancements of today, those with mobility issues still have to constantly manoeuvre around a world that wasn’t built for them. This is why accessibility in the home is so important. Catering where you live to your needs provides a necessary safe space where everything is easily manoeuvred and accessed without having to sacrifice your comfort. Jenna Reed-Côté, a twenty-something with Spina Bifida, is the perfect example of how your home can become your oasis when you have the ability to use it. “When you deal with adversity and health challenges, you have to overcome so many barriers outside of your home,” she says. “You kind of hope that your home is going to be that one place where you don’t feel uncomfortable, unsafe, and unable to be yourself.” Read the full article here.
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