Patients are noticing a new image around our clinics. The accessible icon!
The accessible icon is collaboration among people with disabilities and their allies toward a more accessible world. The icon stands for rights, policies and overall better conditions for people with disabilities. The Accessible Icon Project began in Cambridge, Massachusetts as an art project intended to begin conversation about the way society views disability, and has since become a global movement. The original icon shows the wheelchair as part of the person, whereas the new version shows the wheelchair as a tool. The icon is active rather than passive. The symbol represents moving forward.