Accessibility Can’t Just be Lip Service; Words Must Have Weight

They’re nice words -- but you may hear an echo if you say them because too often they ring hollow in our society.

Today is the…Read more

Putting Accessible Images in Focus

It’s tempting. I get it. Posting a photo to your social media, it would just be so easy to upload and click -- with the obligatory sarcastic comment or attempt at wit…Read more

Remote Control: Helping Employees Feel Included, No Matter Where they Are

From a practical point of view, offering workers the ability to work remotely (or from home) can solve a lot of problems. For people with disabilities, it…Read more

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