US passport fees to increase in April, to offset cost of ‘providing the consular service’ U.S. travelers who will need a new passport in 2018 can potentially save themselves a few dollars if they avoid waiting until the last minute to apply. According to the U.S. Department of State, passport “execution fees” will increase from $25 to $35 starting April 2, 2018. The fee change will bump the total …Read More
Therapy for Pain, seems like a contradiction, but pushing through the pain really ends up helping your pain issues. WHO KNEW? I certainly didn’t! When I first arrived at Therapy it all looks so intimidating, but once the therapist begins to work with you, you begin to see what all this equipment is all about. I’m willing to do anything to stop the pain. When I returned from Russia, …Read More
Read this article on Facebook, thought it was interesting, so I’m sharing it with my readers. Tommy Hilfiger designs adaptive clothing line for children with disabilities Tommy Hilfiger has released a range of adaptive clothing for children. Photo: Tommy.com Tommy Hilfiger has released a line of clothing for disabled children. The designer has partnered with US disabled children nonprofit Runway of Dreams to develop adaptive versions of his established children’s line, …Read More
Most ships have accessible staterooms available in different categories which are designed for guests with mobility disabilities and other disabilities that require the use of the accessible features of the staterooms. Upon reserving an accessible stateroom, guests are require to acknowledge in writing the need for an accessible stateroom by completing a Guest Special Needs Form. Stateroom door width: at least 32″ Automatic stateroom doors on Radiance class ships Bathroom …Read More
The Abilities Expo, has come to Chicagoland Area, and I’m on my way to it now. Will have lots of information, a pictures later today and tomorrow.
This was our first Accessible group cruise. A good time was had by all, some individuals learned that traveling with disability was possible while others learned that even as their conditions deteriorate there is still a way for them to cruise. Our only regret was we weren’t able to stay longer. Each person’s disability was different and yet each persons issues were addressed. Comments were that individuals felt as if they were at home, because …Read More