In the situation where people around the world have been fighting with the Coronavirus, people feel insecure. So, they have to find something to insure their life. It might be easy for all of you to do the insurance but not for people with disabilities. I have been hearing about Coronavirus insurance denied people with disabilities to do the insurance for a while but didn’t have a chance to deal with.Read More »
I have tried many times to meet with the management team of this branch, as well as handing my business card two years ago. Yet it never comes to actualize. However, one day I stopped by accidentally and figured out to meet with him firsthand. Finally, I succeeded. Due to my estimation, the parking lot of this branch should approximately be around 400 lots.Read More »
The Imperial World Sam-rong shopping mall is adjacent to Sam-rong station, BTS Green Line, having a skywalk connected to the building. Though, connection point is inaccessible due to 3 stair steps. Last year before the rail opening, we already made a field survey and reported some accessibility problems to governmental agency and all related parties. (Link: https://www.accessibilityisfreedom.org/en/meeting-with-dep-of-pwds-regarding-accessible-facilities-on-bts-green-line/) On the meeting day, the mall’s representative appeared to the event, acknowledging and promising to address the problem promptly. One year later, we recently made a field survey again and miserably found that the problem still existed like before. What this mall will be …Read More »
“We would like to see the new government giving priority truly to the rights and equality” Interview with ThaiPBS on Thailand Election Day (Link: https://www.facebook.com/AccessibilityIsFreedom/posts/2309355729087059) 24 March 2019Read More »
T4A in co-operation with the PWDs associations is suing the Bangkok City Hall for 1,436 ML THB for failed to complete the installation of elevators and accessible facilities at the BTS.
9 May 2018 A group of PWDs activist, Transportation For All (T4A), is gathering with other groups of PWDs networks to proceed prosecuting Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) for failure to completely install all BTS elevators and infrastructure. This inability to comply is against the order from the Supreme Court which had issued the mandate previously. The group also claimed that the incidence has terribly costed the estimated damage of 1,436 million Baht.Read More »
Discrimination or injustice on persons with disabilities shall be prohibited (Empowerment of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2007).
Section 15: “Determination of policies, rules, regulations, measures, projects or practices of the governmental agencies, private entities or individuals that cause discrimination or injustice on persons with disabilities shall be prohibited.”Read More »
All this time, since I broke a safety glass at the BTS station, so many friends, brothers and sisters have shown their concern about my hands. I’m truly thankful for your love and care. However, I want to tell you that, “It’s alright that my hands got hurt, what hurts more was my heart …” I really mean it. Do you wonder why my heart is still hurting?Read More »
Download To download the original Thai document click on the picture below.Read More »
PWDs dual class action suits filed, challenging the New York City subway system’s Illegal discrimination against wheelchair users and others
New York City subway there’re still 350 stations in-accessible left totally 80% stations are unusable by people who can’t traverse stairs. And 25 stations got the elevators but recently remain as ‘out of service’Read More »
The secret walk wayFrom the bad news, inspired me to do this video. Everyone got choices on their own wished, but not for PWDs. We got no right to get access to the basic facilities easily, and we have no even right to be ..fear ..of anything. Check out the ‘Face on, the secret walk way… (Video with English closed caption)’Read More »