An interesting article on the Huffington Post website recently explores the question of whether the use of the word ‘disabled’ hides a conscious failure by the world as a whole to include people of all abilities. Tarita Karsanji Davenock, an accessible travel specialist, gives the example of a picnic bench which, through lack of consideration during its design, prevents a large chunk of the population from using it – is it the person who is disabled, or has the manufacturer ‘disabled’ the universal use of the bench? Tarita’s musings are abstract and take in half a million years of human history, but they’re well worth a read.

You can read the article here – Is The World Disabled?