A new App,
Speaking about the need for the App Disability Blogger, Lucy Wood said, “The word ‘Day Trip’ has always made me anxious and when I go out it can feel like a military operation. It’s vital to do loads of research in advance; I don’t feel I can
For Disabled People, finding the practical stuff is vital – can I get in, can I use the toilet! Very few venues have this much detail online, this is why the
The App provides Detailed Access Guides to 10,000s of places across the UK and Ireland. These Guides aren’t personal reviews, but step by step descriptions of what accessibility is like at a particular place – they are 100% facts, figures and photographs. Crucially each Guide is created having been visited by an
Speaking about the App Anna Nelson, Executive Director of
Growing up as a carer I spent hours ringing up and asking about accessibility, nothing was spontaneous and we were nearly always disappointed when we arrived. This App is a practical solution to that very real problem”.
The need for the App has been further highlighted by the Accessibility and You Survey. Of 845 respondents 99% said they wanted to know about accessibility before visiting a new place and 98% searched for accessibility information in advance. Of those who found information only 14% got the information they needed and 80% said the information they found was inaccurate
The App is available free for IoS and Android; users can create a profile, save
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AccessAble – What We Do
AccessAble – Our History
experiences as a wheelchair user and
By 2018 DisabledGo was used by over 1.5 million people each year to plan a visit or trip out. Thousands of people continued to shape the service getting involved in DisabledGo’s engagement events and social media channels.
In June 2018 we began to build our new website and IOS and Android Apps. These l
845 people responded to the ‘Accessibility and You’ survey. This is one of the largest and most comprehensive accessibility surveys in recent years. The survey was carried out in the summer of 2018 and took on average 20 minutes to complete. You can see the full results here https://www.accessable.co.uk/articles/new-survey-highlights-major-accessibility-gap-for-