Are you one of the many active seniors or baby boomers who have some disabilities and wants to travel? Do you have special needs, use a wheelchair and are looking for accessible travel options? Let’s face it, there are over 50 million people in the United States with disabilities and over 180 million worldwide with evidence suggesting that people with disabilities face many barriers in accessing the health and services they need.
How would you like to be better informed and have less stress with travel preparations? Wouldn’t it be nice to have a checklist of pertinent questions to ask when you are booking a hotel room, taking a cruise, or flight, then this is written just for you? The author Tracey Ingram is a Clinical Audiologist and Occupational therapist compiled an educational series for people traveling who require accessibility options.
Some of the topics discussed in the first volume include; tips for individuals with low vision, critical information for patients diagnosed with diagnosed with diabetes and arthritis, strategies for the hearing impaired, wheelchair accessible solutions, how to travel with mobility aids, traveling with oxygen, and so much more.
Every volume of the series will focus on specific disabilities with solutions to help overcome some of the barriers encountered when traveling. Each series will have a resource section with access to disability travel forums, which will give the reader pertinent insight about travelers with disabilities. In this series you’ll discover:
- Hearing aid users can now enjoy increased clarity with speech
- Low vision travelers experience increased visual acuity
- Discover how to enhance your lip-reading and listening skills
- Slow walkers and wheelchair travelers learn strategies to reduce fatigue
- How to never run low on oxygen when traveling
- Swap and rent accessible homes worldwide and skip the hotels
- Learn what to ask when making reservations to reduce disappointment
- Arthritis sufferers discover how to increase range of motion and reduce stiffness
- Diabetics learn strategies to monitor glucose levels traveling across time zones