This article, originally published by MOBILE in their spring 2003 edition of In Gear, offers excellent tips for writing effective advocacy letters.
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Good Access Guide is the online guide to life, leisure and mobility in the United Kingdom. The UK's leading directory of services for disabled people, seniors, and anyone whose life is made easier by better access to goods, services and amenities. The directory includes a Disability Awareness Training guide
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