The Ongoing Issue of Inaccessible Travel

The Ongoing Issue of Inaccessible Travel

In this episode, the conversation delves into the persistent issue of inaccessible travel for disabled individuals, shedding light on specific incidents where carelessness and negligence have led to significant disruptions and damage. The hosts express their frustration and disappointment with the slow progress in improving accessibility within the travel industry. They also discuss the imposter syndrome often experienced by disabled individuals and emphasize the need for greater awareness and understanding.

The conversation briefly touches on Uber’s new initiative, Uber Caregiver, which aims to provide assistance and support for various tasks, including healthcare-related needs. This initiative is seen as a positive step toward addressing some accessibility challenges.

Chapters
00:00 The Ongoing Issue of Inaccessible Travel
02:25 The Impact of Carelessness and Negligence
05:11 The Need for Awareness and Understanding
08:27 Uber Caregiver: Empowering Disabled Individuals

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Access Tech Live is a weekly TV show that explores the world of technology and accessibility. Hosted by Steven Scott and Marc Aflalo, two experts in the field of assistive technology, the show features panel guests and features discussing how tech affects people with all kinds of disabilities. Whether it’s specialist gear or commercial devices, Access Tech Live will bring you the latest news, reviews, and interviews on how technology can enhance the lives of people with disabilities. Tune in every Thursday from noon to 1 pm ET on AMI-tv or stream online at accesstechlive.com to learn more about the intersection of technology and accessibility. Access Tech Live is the show that informs and educates you on all thing’s tech and accessibility. Don’t miss it!

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