Accommodations: being different

A case for universal design: accommodations and being singled out, by S.E. Smith. Accessibility is useful for everyone, not just people with disabilities (eg wheelchair ramps can also be used by parents with strollers, cyclists etc). Having to request accommodations can leave people feeling isolated and different due to fundamental aspects of their identity- the choice to blend in or stand out is not their own.

(Categorised under Disability and Politics, because Australia doesn’t robustly enforce its policies about Disability Discrimination).

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