"Readily-Achievable" Barrier Removal: ("Why ADA Compliance is Not Enough" - part 2 of 4)
We're always glad whenever we see Government shun the "heavy-handed" tactics that have become far too common in recent years. However, while this policy certainly eases the immediate burden for businesses, and will gradually improve things for people with disabilities, it doesn't help disabled folks feel confident OR safe right now, because they know or soon learn that barrier removal at some places may NOT be "readily achievable" ... or that some business owners (or their landlords) just don't care about trying to accommodate people who don't fit the "norm." For many people with disabilities, a simple shopping trip can be a fearful and potentially dangerous adventure unless they alreadyknow that their intended destination is going to be sufficiently accessible ... for them! Without the information that Disabled Americans need to navigate to wherever they want to go, America's grand promise of "equal opportunity" is an empty promise ... for them!
BarrierFreeChoices helps fulfill America's promise by providing the information that disabled consumers (and their families) need to level the playing field for all Americans.