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Travel Agency Specializing in Individuals with Limited Mobility

Developed by James Glasbergen, a man with quadriplegia, World on Wheelz is a travel agency partnered with Frederick Travel to provide accessible travel trips for all people who face mobility challenges. The website explains that World on Wheelz prides itself on having a higher standard of “accessibility” than any other agency on the market. World on Wheelz’s target demographic consists of individuals with extremely limited mobility, such any individual with a cervical level spinal cord injury. Travel arrangements can be made anywhere around the world, independently or as a group with a tour guide.

World on Wheelz

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"We cannot afford to let the issue of disabilities be simply an afterthought. We have a unique opportunity now, as industry pours billions of dollars into upgrading the communications infrastructure, to make sure that people with disabilities are not left behind. Now is the time. Accessibility of services and products for all Americans has got to be a design feature, not an add-on."

Chairman Kennard, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Statement on Video Description, 11/18/99