TOLEDO (WTOL) - The Ability Center of Greater Toledo just announced its plan to try and make Toledo the most disability friendly community in the country.
For this to happen, the Ability Center will be relying on you, the people who live in the area and other community organizations that have pledged their support.
Residents are asked to use an online portal to give feedback on accessibility across the area.
Representatives from the Metroparks have already worked with the center in the past and have seen results with an accessible playground. Now, they are hoping to explore other opportunities to get people of all abilities out and using the parks.
“Every time we do something in the area we learn something more about accessibility. I think we learn even more, so the more voices, the more people, the better. The more people we hear from, the better Toledo will be and I think that’s what Disability Dialogue will be," said Scott Carpenter of the Metroparks.
The Metroparks are just one example. Representatives from the city and the mayor’s office are also interested in the cause.
The center wants to cover topics from transportation to education and employment.
This is not just for people in Toledo, the campaign is for Lucas County and all the surrounding areas.