COUNTY - A Suncoast group wants to give the
disabled a better way to get on the beach.
All is a non profit in Sarasota that wants to go a step
handicap parking spaces Recently, Sarasota County
floating wheelchairs at five of its beaches, meant to
physically disabled a way to get into the water.
Danielson says there's got to be something more and she's
got an idea.
She's physically disabled and says the parking
the ramps at Lido Beach are great, but the sand is as
far as she
can go without anyone's help. "We want to be able to
to the beach, into the water," says Danielson.
executive director of Beaches For All says beach
with the larger wheels can be cumbersome and
so she's hoping through her non-profit,
raise enough money to build a complex on
a Suncoast beach
provides a way for the physically disabled to get to the gulf on their
it's at, it will be the only one
in the U.S., so it's going to be a
feather in the cap of the community
that we set
this up in," says Danielson.