Hi! We're Athlone Access Awareness
Our Goals and Objectives:
We promote inclusion, access to the built environment, create awareness and advocate for people with disabilities.
Enabling people with limited mobility to live, shop and travel safely in their local community
To highlight issues relating to lack of accessible buses, trains and taxis
To promote the need for wheelchair accessible parking
Access for All to public buildings, shops etc. and all public areas
Mindful of all others: we all need equal consideration from those who commission, design, construct and manage buildings and environments.
Our membership is made up of people with disabilities, older persons, Reps. from disability organisations, Local Authority reps. and the general public.
To assist the general public become aware of the daily difficulties encountered by a person with limited mobility living in an inaccessible environment.
Ensure all people have equal access and egress to and from all public places.
Offer advice based on Irish Wheelchair Association Best Practice Guidelines for door widths, turning space for power chairs etc.
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Registered Charity Number (RCN) 20156718
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