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Progress, but not for people with disability

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When disability activist Asher Wolf received an email days prior to the 2019 Progress Conference asking what her accessibility needs would be, alarm bells started to ring. 

Usually, the best way to do inclusion and access is that it’s already there,” Wolf told Pro Bono News. 

“So you don’t ask people if they need a ramp, the ramp is there. You don’t ask people if they need a lift, because the lift and the access to the lift is there already.” 

Upon entering the packed Melbourne Town Hall, where the conference was held last week, she realised there was no crowd control. 

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Source:
Maggie Coggan, 2019, Probono Australia (https://probonoaustralia.com.au/)

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