Would someone with physical disabilities have difficulties living in this city?

Yes., unfortunately - Jul 2019


Yes, few buildings/streets have access for disabled persons. - Jan 2019


Yes, few buildings / streets have access for disabled persons. - Nov 2016


Not many allowances for handicapped, unfortunately. - Apr 2016


Yes. It is very difficult to go for a walk in one's neighborhood with a stroller, so I can't imagine having to get around in a wheelchair. The streets and sidewalks are awful, they all have huge gutters to accommodate the rainwater, and this makes crossing streets really tough. - Jan 2016


Yes, the sidewalks are not good and walking around the city is not easy; it's often dangerous due to reckless drivers and motos. - Jan 2016


I would say yes. - Aug 2015


Absolutely it is difficult. - Aug 2015


Yes, the sidewalks are not properly maintained and many are cracked, broken and have gapping holes. - Aug 2014


It is not a very disability-friendly city. - Jul 2013


It would be difficult to walk most anywhere. There are no ramps and there are often large holes in the sidewalks. - Apr 2013


The country is not equipped for people with disabilities. - Apr 2013


Accommodations with easy access are not common. - Jan 2013


Many, though probably not impossible. - Jun 2012


Anyone with mobility issues would have extreme issues getting around this city and country. Sidewalks are crumbling and littered with trash and debris, many buildings do not have elevators, and attitude towards people with disabilities can verge on the sub-human level. - Mar 2012


Very difficult. Sidewalk and road conditions are poor with lots of potholes. - Feb 2012


all of them I have yet to see a ramp here - Feb 2012


Depends, ramps are almost non-existent - Oct 2011


It would be very difficult. The U.S. Embassy barely has ADA acceptable facilities. Sidewalks (where there are sidewalks) are in horrible condition. There are elevators but given the electricity situation in this country, I try to avoid them. - Jun 2011


Sidewalks are not even and easily walkable. - May 2011


a lot - Nov 2010


You do NOT want to go to the Dominican Republic if you have physical disabilities. - Aug 2010


Many, the walks and streets are awful. Biking is terrible. - May 2009


A person with physical disabilities would need to take cabs everywhere or drive, and they'd need a strong assistant (and strong Dominican men abound) to carry them up stairs. - Nov 2008


Many of us without physical disabilities have problems getting around in this city! Or, if you don't have any now, be careful not to get any here from walking in the streets. Walking can be hazardous with unmarked holes in the pavement. I've known this to happen to several people that have been laid up because of falling while walking on the street/ sidewalk. - Oct 2008


Grave difficulties, based on lack of ramps and other necessary accomodations. - Jun 2008


Many. A person without a disabilies almost breaks his leggs daily. - Feb 2008


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