Atlantic Ocean

The above photo was taken on the Atlantic seaboard. The street sign indicated ocean access and wheelchair accessibility. A wheelchair ramp wrapped around a gift shop and ended in the sand approximately 200 yards from the water.

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

This photo is from Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. When we asked if there was a wheelchair accessible trail to this popular geothermic area of the park, we were told that there was a trail that park employees used to access the site which was shorter but steeper than the regular visitor pathway – not recommended for wheelchairs. My husband […]

This month’s ‘Ramp to Nowhere’

This is a photo of the U.S. Post Office in Klamath Falls, Oregon. When I and my son, who is in a wheelchair, attempted to access the building, we discovered that while the ramp started out with a gradual ascent the slope became increasingly steep at the top where it intersected with the stoop. At the stoop, we discovered that […]

Rehoboth Beach, Atlantic Ocean

The above photo was taken just south of Rehoboth Beach on the Atlantic seaboard. The street sign indicated ocean access and wheelchair accessibility. A wheelchair ramp wrapped around a gift shop and ended in the sand approximately 200 yards from the water. If you’ve visited a landmark, stayed at a hotel/motel, ate at a restaurant or encountered any situation that didn’t meet the […]