Melbourne Zoo – Accessibility Review

DATE of VISIT: June 2018 VENUE: Elliot Avenue, Parkville, Victoria, Australia CONTACT: https://www.zoo.org.au/melbourne PURPOSE: Melbourne Zoo is part of the Zoos Victoria group. According to  Zoos Victoria’s website their vision is : ‘As a world leading zoo-based conservation organisation, we will fight extinction to secure a future rich in wildlife.’     I had a read more...

When Car Driving Can No Longer Be

Most of us fortunate to be part of the affluent Western world take the act of driving a vehicle for granted. The independence brought by being in the drivers seat is generally unspoken and blanketed by the layers of the very real and conscious logistics related stuff: purpose, traffic conditions, time limits, car repairs, kids read more...

Breast Experiences

Seems that rolling in a wheel chair gives you immunity to neither breast cancer nor to the mammogram- the proven life saving breast cancer detection method. None of us look forward to a mammogram but all of us should be grateful for the availability of such a life saving regular check up. Breast Screen Australia read more...

Home Modifications Complete, Part 2 – The Roll In Shower

We really can have an accessible bathroom without forsaking our taste. THE DECISION As I have alluded to before in my post To Wheel, Or Not To Wheel many people who have Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD) experience genuine fear as a not so medical symptom. Fear and anxious anticipation as you try in vain read more...