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New Disabled Symbol

15 Jul 2013I found this article ' target='_blank'>' target='_blank'>' target='_blank'>' target='_blank'>http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/25/4365554/new-york-city-planning-to-use-a-more-progressive-handicapped-symbol' target='_blank'>http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/25/4365554/new-york-city-planning-to-use-a-more-progressive-handicapped-symbol TARGET=new>' target='_blank'>' target='_blank'>' target='_blank'>' target='_blank'>http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/25/4365554/new-york-city-planning-to-use-a-more-progressive-handicapped-symbol' target='_blank'>http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/25/4365554/new-york-city-planning-to-use-a-more-progressive-handicapped-symbol that discusses a new disabled logo/symbol.

For all of my life I have only know the one and only ‘statue’ symbol which has no character to it at all. I have often gone and sat in parking spaces where the symbol is and mimicked the stance. I never sit in that position normally and keeping my arms up is hard work (I have no arm rests on my chair).

This new symbol/logo I can identify with as it is an action I use to push my chair. I think the new symbol/logo has character and is ‘fun/active’.

I would love this new symbol/logo to be put into place of the previous symbol/logo. I also wonder if we can have more than 1 symbol/logo in the collection. Along with this ‘sporty’ symbol/logo, we could have a ‘contemplative’ symbol/logo and a ‘cheering’ symbol/logo, etc.

I also found the article’s comments interesting.

What are your thoughts on this new symbol/logo?



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