Lee Wilson Disability Access Consultant Melbourne Victoria Australia

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia  ·  Disability Access Consultant, advocate for dignified equitable access into and throughout the built environment, supporter of human and animal rights.
Lee Wilson Disability Access Consultant Melbourne Victoria Australia
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Maintaining facilities for people with disability is crucial, and a key system can provide access while protecting these facilities from misuse.

Maintaining facilities for people with disability is crucial, and a key system can provide access while protecting these facilities from misuse.

Australian Building Codes Board Survey: Performance Solutions in Access | Access Peer Reviews of Alternative Solutions

Australian Building Codes Board Survey: Performance Solutions in Access

Passenger lift destination control systems are already appearing in buildings, but we need to consider universal design and the needs of people with disability in their design.  Don Norman, an academic, author, and advocate for human-centred design, suggested there are barriers to the adoption and use of destination control systems (DCS). This was discussed in his book The Design of Everyday Things, where he commented on the design of conventional lifts, first installed in buildings in the…

With destination control systems for lift likely to become the norm eventually, what do we need to do to ensure they are accessible?

New technology means big improvements to passenger lift destination control systems, and these improvements can help speed up travel times, improve efficiency and provide benefit for some people with disabilities.  Destination control systems (DCS) – or destination-oriented lift systems – are not a new concept. In fact, they have been around for decades, but their use is now increasing as technology advances. This technology is actually an Australian invention first developed in Sydney in…

New technology means big improvements to passenger lift destination control systems which can improve efficiency and benefit some people with disabilities.

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Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Relief

The Mountaineer Institute for Self-Reliance recommends some skills and knowledge to acquire to prepare for winter conditions. Recommendations for building a kit to keep you prepared for most winter/car disaster situations are also covered.

We need to make every single thing accessible to every single person with a disability That’s what Stevie Wonder said at the 2016 Grammy Awards ceremony before announcing the winner. The next…

and advocate Stevie Wonder sent a great message from the Grammy stage.

Universal design has been described by the late Ron Mace, one of the founders of the universal design movement as “the design of products and environments to be usable by all people, to the g…

Even though I love to travel, and the thought of getting on a plane to start a new travel adventure really excites me, I kind of hate the reality of flying — and all the stressful travel inconveniences that come along with it.

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Open Captions: The Last Frontier in Accessibility

Ringley: Surveying: DDA - Terms of Engagment

Ringley: Surveying: DDA - Terms of Engagment