Suddenly, you find yourself trapped in paradise.
This is what many physically challenged people find when they arrive at vacation destinations. That's why they are encouraged to check every detail prior to their departure. That involves weeks of making phone calls, sending letters, checking Web sites. However, the extra work usually results in a much happier holiday for the many people with restricted physical abilities who love to travel the globe. And it's a number that keeps growing each year. According to a study released in the spring, 55 per cent of physically challenged people make an average of four trips a year.
Vivian Macdonald, "The physically challenged are forced to make extra efforts," Toronto Star, November 14, 2002
He said the ''physically challenged athletes'' will train at Santa Monica City College beginning next month and compete on Aug. 11, the final day of regular track and field competition. Those placing first, second and third will be given specially designed medals.
"Olympics plan special events for disabled," The Globe and Mail, March 24, 1984