Blogging About Accessibility & Disability - Online or Not
Accessibility is important. I have experience with web accessibility, with physical structures accessibility, and have a disability myself. This gives me a unique perspective to discuss these issues.
Recent Blog Posts
People use negative language about disabilities without realising they do it. I was watching a musician's interview on YouTube and he made a comment about wheelchairs as a jest. Only it's not really funny.Continue reading the complete What's Wrong About Going On Stage In A Wheelchair? post
9 May is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. "The purpose of the day is to get people talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) accessibility and users with different disabilities". Today I'll talk a little bit about access to tertiary education.Continue reading the complete Digital Access to Tertiary Education - GAAD Day post
Toni died in a nursing home last week. Toni was like a grand-father to me. He dealt with several disabilities, left over from a stroke he had in the 1980's. His frail elderly wife was taking care of him, but it just became too much. She could not care for him anymore in their home, no help was available for them, he had to go to a nursing home.Continue reading the complete Our Homes, Not Nursing Homes post