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    Accessibility improvements

    A big part of organizing holidays or events is to find a venue that is accessible to all. Many places show that they are fully accessible but in reality this is not always the case. For example: a theater shows on their website that they have an accessible bathroom, but the toilet is too low. Or the doors are not wide enough to fit a wheelchair. 

    Restaurants do not always have step free access. Disabled hotel rooms often have no maneuvering space on each side of the bed. Light switches and power outlets are not at the right height. Wardrobes hanging at a height suitable for a ‘non’-disabled person, but not for someone seated. Basically: improvements for accessible venues can be endless.

    Auditing venues allows public places to proudly highlight the fact that they meet accessible criteria in key areas required for wheelchair access. 

    Museums & tourist attractions

    Accessibility issues also affect Museums and Tourist Attractions where access may be difficult due to the historical nature of a site. Adaptations can be made at many sites that do not affect structures or damage the attraction. Many historical sites and museums have created tours for disabled people without disturbing the [...]

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