Logos and Other Media

Disability advocacy symbol showing the handicapped symbol, 
      Braille, signing hands, and a brain superimposed over an open door. 
      Image text reads: Disability Advocacy... Keeping Doors Open

Disability Logos

Although the handicapped symbol (a stick figure in a wheelchair) is the most common symbol for disability, we at DASA feel that it does not convey the diverse nature of disability. Thus, we created our own as shown on this page. Beyond just representing physical disabilities, the inclusion of Braille, signing hands, and a brain helps illustrate the diverse reality of disability: cognitive, emotional, visual, aural, etc.

Moreover, to support the use of more diverse symbols for disability, we offer this image to the web community to use as they see fit. Two versions are available: