Our Site Works — Stramp
'STRAMP' is the symbol we have chosen to introduce analysis and
commentary which links the disability community to the larger community.
everywhere. They are powerful symbols for what happens when we remove
barriers to the presence, participation and contribution of everyone.
Stramps were developed to enable individuals who use wheel chairs
to move comfortably in areas where there are stairs. Stramps are
a combination of stairs and ramps.
combination created something more powerful and useful than just
Who uses Stramps?
People who skateboard and rollerblade; parents pushing strollers;
individuals who prefer to stroll rather than climb; cyclists; children
racing and of course people who use wheelchairs (some hopping up
the stairs, others gliding on the ramp) and scooters. In other words
just about everyone.
Dialogue wants to explore what comes next when we leave our home
base and engage in the grand challenge of uncovering, strengthening
and nurturing the potential of our neighbourhoods and communities and
their members i.e. citizens.
We believe the
disability community has much to contribute to this dialogue.
Society needs our wisdom!
believe we have much to learn from those outside the disability
community already engaged in these societal challenges.
We need their
like the perfect symbol for the structure of our Dialogue. Stramping
removes barriers to the presence, participation and contribution of everyone.
A welcoming image affirming, together
we are better.
How Our Site Works.