Strategy

I’m deaf, and have found that transportation services have a long way to go to be more accessible. Here’s how I navigate travelling.

Sarah Katz is a freelance writer who covers the intersection between disability and mental health, relationships, entertainment, and public services. As a deaf traveller, she finds herself “routinely excluded” from services that nondisabled travellers have access to. Katz has developed a few strategies to navigate travel, like purchasing tickets ahead […]
I’m deaf, and have found that transportation services have a long way to go to be more accessible. Here’s how I navigate travelling.
News

An amputee says he had to crawl across the floor after airport security confiscated the batteries he needed for his portable scooter

Stearn Hodge, a 68-year-old from Kelowna, British Columbia, claims Calgary International Airport TSA and a representative from United Airlines confiscated lithium batteries he needed to power his portable scooter in 2017. Hodge and his wife were flying to Tulsa to celebrate their 43rd wedding anniversary when the incident happened. Hodge […]
An amputee says he had to crawl across the floor after airport security confiscated the batteries he needed for his portable scooter