Some "Friendly" Advice About Accessibility and Inclusion

Just over a year ago, I wrote about the importance of having…Read more

Accessibility Awareness is Great, But Action Makes it Matter

Awareness is great, but without action it does little. Today marks the seventh Global Accessibility Awareness Day. And while…Read more

Laying the Groundwork for Accessible Employment - But You Can Get a Head Start

“Collectively, we started to change the face of disability employment in the province of Ontario.”

I’m not one given to…Read more

Our Roots Extend Beyond the Forest City

At Digital Echidna, we want to use our knowledge and expertise to make a difference. As you’ve often heard my colleagues here say, the open-source…Read more

Getting a Move On With Accessible Spaces

Our recent move has highlighted for me the benefits of accessible spaces, and the added benefits of thinking accessible, that make a new space a welcoming one.…Read more

Are You Creating Unintentional Barriers to Accessible Employment?

I’m currently on the train, en route to Toronto to participate in a meeting of the…Read more

Snowstorm Lessons: Clearing a Path to Success

We got a bit of snow in London today. Nothing blizzard-like, mind you, but more than enough to make it tough to get around. Walking to work, I navigated my way through…Read more

What Can You Do, Not How Can You Fit -- the True Focus of Accessibility

Accessibility isn’t about making people fit into one world, but rather working together to ensure that all barriers are reduced enabling everyone to…Read more

Accessible Hiring: Right Idea; Historically Wrong Approach

Today marks the end of Disability Employment Awareness Month. And as much as Digital Echidna as a company and I, individually, are strongly involved in accessibility…Read more

AODA - It's Time to Act

So Ontario's supposed to be fully accessible by 2025. I mean, that's the point of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, right? An inclusive society where…Read more

AODA - Less Confusion, More Community

Twelve years in and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act still serves to confuse and confound many people. Where do I start? Will I be fined? Will I do the…Read more