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Wheelchair guide to London

Wheelchair guide to London

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Published by London Central Y.M.C.A. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementproduced by London Central Y.M.C.A. in association with the Rotary Club of London and the Manpower Services Commission.
ContributionsLondon Central YMCA., Rotary Club of London., Great Britain. Manpower Services Commission.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14525723M

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  Assistance at the AirportWhen a passenger with a disability requests assistance from an airline to move through the airport, the airline is required to promptly provide the requested assistance. This assistance may be guide assistance for an individual who is blind or wheelchair assistance for an individual with a mobility impairment. To receive such . Access in London is a well established, well researched and well presented guide, published in , , , AND NOW Nearly all of the information is collected by visit, and reflects the experiences of disabled people who want to get around.

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