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Fiona Jarvis

CEO , Blue Badge Style

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Style & disability should not be mutually exclusive

If you're disabled people assume your sense of style is no longer important e.g. disability equipment designers & manufacturers think we like 'grey' and purely functional design. They also assume we have no money to pay for premium products.

Smart, trendy places assume we don't want too visit so don't pay attention to disabled access & facilities. If they have them they are rarely shown on their websites

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    Oct 7 2013: I have Style & a disability and I know where you are come from.
    I currently need no mobility aid, but I did need a cane for a time, and the medical aid equipment was downright ugly.
    I ended up getting a stylish adjustable Trekking-pole; the only other stylish option was to get a poorly functioning antique cane.
    So thank you for Blue Badge Style, it looks like a great company.

    I know many who decorate their mobility aid (cane, walker, wheelchair), but to me they have a folk art look and personally that is not my style.

    When it comes to a lot of smart, trendy places they assume all their customers live in NY or LA and have a models build. So saying they pay no attention to the disabled is no surprise.

    P.S. Fiona, I have MS also, since 2002. (Ampyra has tamed my MonSter, I highly suggest giving it a try)
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      Oct 7 2013: Thanks Don

      Glad you agree. Keep watching Blue badge Style's website we're hoping to expand to the US so we can start harrassing hospitality venues there!!

      Did you see the sticks/crutches on our site? They're the best of a bad bunch

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