(Jose Oquendo)
List 30 March

Top 10 resources for disabled travellers

Try these great resources to help make travelling with a wheelchair less of a challenge

1. Access Africa

Safaris for People with Limited Mobility (Bradt, 2009) by Gordon Rattray

2. Barrier-Free Travel

A Nuts and Bolts Guide for Wheelers and Slow Walkers (Demos, 2009) by Candy Harrington; see barrierfreetravel.net

3. Easy Access Europe

 

(Avalon Travel Publishing, 2006) by Rick Steves

4. There and Back

 

A travel guide for disabled people (Radar, 2006); see www.radar.org.uk

5. www.able-travel.com

 

This site aims to make adventure travel easier for people with disabilities

6. www.globalaccessnews.com

A site on which disabled travellers can share their experiences

7. www.youreable.com

 

Forums, news, features, jobs and more

8. www.apparelyzed.com

Peer support for those with spinal cord injury

9. www.flying-with-disability.org

 

Information and advice for disabled people who travel by air

10. www.backuptrust.org.uk

A charity running a range of services for people with spinal cord injury, as well as their friends and family.

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