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On 8th December 2014 Louise posted in Featured

DisabledGo Study – Evidence of Inaccessible British High Streets

A new DisabledGo study published on December 7th 2014 highlights the inaccessibility of the British High Street to disabled people – the research underlines the importance of the MyAccessibleEU project that Mapping for Change are currently working on with our EU partners to improve  the availability of on-line accessibility information.   The DisabledGo research, which spanned across 30,000 shops and restaurants nationwide, found that less than a third of departments have accessible changing rooms, two thirds of retail staff have no training in how to help disabled customers and 40% of restaurants have no accessible toilet.  The news comes as Britain’s 12 million disabled people begin their Christmas shopping and head out to celebrate the festive season with their work colleagues and friends.  Find details of the DisableGo research in their following press release:

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