Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Updating New York’s Accessibility Signage and Logos

One of the largest concerns is that existing signage and language emphasizes the disability itself, rather than the person. The current universal symbol for a person with a disability represents an individual with a wheelchair, which will be updated on all new signage to portray a more active image (view here). Additionally, the word “handicapped” will be removed from signs, or any other communication, now using only the word “accessible.”

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http://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/governor-cuomo-signs-legislation-updating-new-yorks-accessibility-signage-and-logos/