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

When it Comes to Web Standards and Accessibility, Being Blue is a Great Thing

If you’ve noticed your social feeds are turning blue, it’s got nothing to do with the November blahs and everything about supporting blue beanie day!…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

Making Space at the Table Key to an Accessible Ontario

Accessibility is a part of a larger commitment to diversity -- one that, as a society, can allow us to grow, adapt, and thrive based upon a foundation of inclusion. Today…Read more

By Air, Ground or Sea: Key to Accessible Travel is Knowledge

The adage “expect the best and prepare for the worst” is a truism in accessibility, particularly in a hypothetically jurisdictionally-confused, stress-fraught…Read more

Diverse Views Can Strengthen Accessible Solutions

However objective and empathic a designer or developer is, his or her own life experiences and needs will always determine what he or she designs and develops. While…Read more

A 360-Degree Approach for an Accessible Path to Success

It's easy to pay attention to the big challenges that are right in front of our face, but to get a true view of the issue, you need to apply a 360-degree approach to…Read more