Promoting Understanding, Not Fear, Is key to Accessibility Awareness

In the world of disability awareness campaigns, the end don't always justify the means.

The latest disability faux pas arrived in the form of a fundraising…Read more

Facebook's New Way to 'See' Photos for the Blind, Visually Impaired

Facebook offers its users a window into the worlds of their friends, families, and colleagues. However, for visually impaired and blind users, that window is frequently…Read more

Flight Sends Grounded AODA Expectations Soaring

My expectations about AODA and its real-life implementation may have been grounded in a frustrating reality lately, but a recent travel experience has set my optimism…Read more

J-Say Starts to Bridge Speech and Text Gap for Visually Impaired Computer Control

There are certain pieces of software that are just fascinating to me. A computer that speaks through text-to-speech applications provides worlds of access; a computer that…Read more

Application Shows Promise in 'Lending' a Set of Eyes to Visually Impaired Users

I can do all manner of things independently – attend school, participate in clubs and extra-curriculars, work, go to Starbucks, and any number of run-of-the-mill tasks one…Read more

Prioritizing One Group Over Another is Bad Accessibility

I seldom appreciate the thought of someone else making decisions on my behalf. But this is particularly concerning when these decisions relate to accommodations of my…Read more

Experiencing the Web as a Near Totally Blind User - First-Hand Accessibility Part I

I've talked in detail about specific accessibility improvements that affect me directly as a blind computer user. In a new series that I'm starting this week I want to…Read more