Resources

There are many travel resources to assist people with disabilities. Resources range from taking your first steps on the world of traveling such as making a what to bring list while you are abroad to booking wheelchair accessible Youth Hostels all over the world! This page will grow with time, so check back from time to time.

Spinal Cord Injury BC http://sci-bc.ca/travel/ Great travel tips – includes videos on boarding a plane.

Welcome to the Disabled Travelers Guide where nothing is impossible http://www.disabledtravelersguide.com/ A stroke survivor now in a manual wheelchair her and her husband have traveled All Over The World!

 http://www.responsibletravel.com/holidays/disabled-travel  United Kingdom Eco-friendly and culturally responsible tours and accommodations all over the world, all disabled friendly.

Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality Logo http://sath.org/index.php A non-profit organization dedicated on educating the public on Accessible Travel.

Canadian Transportation Agency http://www.cta.gc.ca/eng/accessible-transportation Government of Canada – Removing undue obstacles to the mobility of persons with disabilities from federally regulated transportation services (air, rail, marine and introprovincial buses).

Canadian Air Transport Security Authority / Administration canadienne de la sûreté du transport aérien http://www.catsa-acsta.gc.ca/ Government of Canada – What kind of medical equipment can you bring on the plane?

 http://www.tsa.gov/traveler-information/travelers-disabilities-and-medical-conditions United States of America – Helps to answer questions for people with disabilities and medical conditions with traveling.

  http://ec.europa.eu/justice/discrimination/disabilities/award/index_en.htm European Commission – Access City Award and European Disability Strategy 2010 – 2020.

CATS – The Canadian Assisted Travel Society and Spinal Cord Injury BC

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