As Disabled Access day approaches, I would sure love to bring attention to our changing facilities.
Unfortunately, most of us know that ‘our’ changing facilities for our kids or loved ones with disabilities means the baby changing table most (but not all) facilities provide.
the same table we use to change our infants on in public restrooms are the same most of us have to use to change our older children who can't use a toilet independently.
I can attest, but some of us even have to resort to changing our children or even cathing them on the floor of that public restroom, or going back to the trunk of our car to do so.
I have signed many petitions, wrote plenty of suggestions and reviews, and shared many of posts on Facebook for all who aren't personally affected by this, to gain awareness.
The more voices behind the movement, hopefully the louder we are heard! I do hope there will be one day in the future where I can have a higher weight limit, stable, proper changing facility for my son when I have to get him in and out of his wheelchair for catheterization.
I hope we can have lower sinks, for those like my Oliver, who use a wheelchair and cannot wash his own hands unless I take him out and lift him up to reach.
I hope to find all doors wheelchair accessible with the automatic buttons to push to open.
I hope for so much, to include so many and make them feel comfortable in a place where we require so much privacy.
But until then, I hope to back my voice for things like this through blogs and have it backed by other voices to be heard and support seen by you all!
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