What Does Inclusive Design Mean?

Why is accessibilty seen as an after-thought, or at worst an expense to help a handful of disadvantaged people? Have you ever tried using a website or app on your smartphone whilst riding a bus when the sun is streaming through the window? You probably have. How did that work out for you? … …theContinue reading “What Does Inclusive Design Mean?”

StopGap: The Community Ramp Project

Physical barriers in our built environment prevent many of us from enjoying some of the amazing buildings and spaces that our cities and communities have to offer. Our first project that we have embarked upon is called The Community Ramp Project. With material donations from community hardware stores and volunteer labour from inspired community membersContinue reading “StopGap: The Community Ramp Project”

How this portable wooden ramp is changing wheelchair accessibility – The Globe and Mail

You don’t really know the meaning of accessibility unless you use a wheelchair or hang out with someone who does. I only started to understand one fall evening while wandering the streets of downtown Montreal with my friend André, in search of a bar or restaurant where he could get his wheelchair through the door.Continue reading “How this portable wooden ramp is changing wheelchair accessibility – The Globe and Mail”