While not a dating website, you could call Networker on Wheels a matchmaking site. By clicking play you will hear the founder himself explain Networker on Wheels’ backstory and how he sees the website becoming a global resource for the disability community. Along the way you receive an inside look at Jerry’s own attention grabbing personal journey.
Unlike Mike, Jerry became disabled. Truly a testament to what Mike’s father Denis said in G.I.M.P. Show Podcast episode 28 about people “only being temporarily able.” Jerry discusses the transition from able-bodied life to life with a disability and how those experiences motivated him to start Networker on Wheels. Anyone undergoing a similar transition will find comfort and hope from Jerry’s words. So if you know anyone who fits said demographic do the person a favor, share today’s G.I.M.P. Show Podcast episode.
At day’s end Jerry wants people with disabilities to know they can thrive as productive society members. Networker on Wheels looks to change how people see disabilities. Check out networkeronwheels.com for more. The website maintains features to maximize web design accessibility, a topic covered here before at Handicap This by guest blogger Nathan Winne.
Anyway to get back to people with disabilities excelling as productive society members, Jerry highlights the importance to knowing one’s rights. He recommends heading over to ada.gov to read the laws, and become your best advocate. First though hit play and listen to G.I.M.P. Show Podcast episode 29!