P2P Disability

The disabled community comes together to fill gaps in systemic support

Implications - Though ADA has ensured North American society improves accessibility and mindfulness for the disabled community, there is still progress to be made. This community is making that progress themselves by coming together through digital means to provide easy-access support. This approach is not dissimilar to that of other marginalized groups -- i.e, the rise of diversity in online influencers as a reaction to the Media Gap -- demonstrating the application of Instant Entrepreurship within social issues.
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Wheelchair-Sharing Networks - WHILL's WeDrive Service Connects People in Need of Personal Mobility
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This Year and Mild 297 Clicks Pub: Apr 11, 17
Wheelchair-Sharing Networks
WHILL's WeDrive Service Connects People in Need of Personal Mobility
WeDrive, a new sharing economy website created by WHILL, takes that modern, internet-based system into a more niche area. WHILL makes high-tech wheelchairs, and the company is using WeDrive to... [More]
Disability-Friendly Ridesharing Services - Thailand's uberASSIST is for People With Disabilities
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New and Mild 20 Clicks Pub: Oct 23, 17
Disability-Friendly Ridesharing Services
Thailand's uberASSIST is for People With Disabilities
Uber and other ridesharing services have become ubiquitous in most cities around the world, and with Thailand’s uberASSIST, those services stand to become equally as ubiquitous for people of... [More]
Accessible Accommodation Sites - Accomable Helps You Find Disability-Friendly Accommodations
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Untested 100 Clicks Pub: Jul 28, 16
Accessible Accommodation Sites
Accomable Helps You Find Disability-Friendly Accommodations
Unlike other accommodations-finding travel sites, this accessible accommodation site helps travelers who need mobility assistance find places to stay that are disability-friendly. Accomable is an... [More]
Crowdsourced Wheelchair Accessibility Maps - Google Maps Now Tells Users About Accessibility
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This Year and Untested 49 Clicks Pub: Dec 23, 16
Crowdsourced Wheelchair Accessibility Maps
Google Maps Now Tells Users About Accessibility
Google Maps is one of the most popular apps for both navigating and getting information on various local businesses, so the new wheelchair accessibility feature is an acknowledgement of the wide... [More]
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