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Is your business accessible?

by Rob Williams August 5, 2010
A couple of weeks ago, I sprained my ankle. While this did put a major dent in my weekend activities, I still managed to go out to eat and do a little shopping.  I’m glad I decided to go out, because it really helped me find a new appreciation for businesses who go out of their way to make themselves more accessible.   I started to take mental notes as I hobbled to and from various store locations about how they could improve their businesses to be more disabled person friendly, and I thought I would share some of my thoughts with all of you business owners.   If you are a disabled person, please chime in with other suggestions for things you would like to see business owners do to make their businesses more friendly for you. 1) Make aisle ways much more wide to accommodate those in wheelchairs or crutches so that navigating between tables and chairs is as easy as possible.  You might even ask someone who has crutches to go through your business to find tr... [More]


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