When I Walk by Jason DaSilva

When I Walk, a new documentary of filmmaker Jason DaSilva’s journey with MS. Combining humor, a love story and Jason’s steely determination to live life to the fullest, When I Walk is guaranteed to move you:

Jason has also created AXS Map, an app to rate the accessibility of places to help make the world a more inclusive place. XS Map aims to ease the burden of social exclusion by providing people with disabilities the freedom to be spontaneous about where they eat, shop, work, and play. AXS Map aims to combine many different voices and points of view on one shared network, both creating a workable resource for and reinforcing a community of people who care about access and inclusion. You can download it here:

Lift approved for Artarmon station

Exciting news! A lift has been approved for Artarmon station and the upgrade is estimated to be complete by 2016. Artarmon station sees 50,000+ commuters each week, but the lack of accessibility means wheelchair users like my friend Jordana Goodman have to take a taxi or drive 40 minutes in their wheelchair to Chatswood station or St Leonards to catch the train. This is a great day for accessibility and we thank the local community, Willoughby deputy mayor Stuart Coppock and Transport Minister and Willoughby state Liberal MP Gladys Berejiklian for their support.

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