I was both shocked and amused by the comments of a couple women a few years ago. I was zooming down the sidewalk on a sunny summer afternoon. I was wearing my wrap-around sunglasses. I was with my mobility assistance dog.
Thoughts on Physical vs. Web Accessibility
I received an email from a friend who is attending a11yMTL, a conference about web accessibility. Mimi is a graphic designer, who happens to be a wheelchair user. As she knows I grew up in Montréal and have accessibility of both physical structures and the web at heart, she shared with me some of her thoughts. I asked her if I could publish her email here because these are powerful consideration.
Baen Books Offers Free eBooks For People With Disabilities
Sometimes the best ideas are somewhat let down by their implementation. This is what I think happened to me with a fantastic programme Baen Books is running: Baen Books offers free eBooks to disabled veterans and people with disabilities.
I Offer To Build An Accessible Website For The Nevada Blind Children Foundation
It appears my previous post about the Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation being "Flash only" made a lot of noise, and upset people. I had been planning to write a follow-up post. A recent post on Darrel Shandrow’s blog prompts me to write this follow-up faster than planned!
Lack of Accessibility Symptomatic of Something Else?
Someone pointed me to the Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation’s Website this morning, with a single question: "What do you make of this?". So I went to the site. And the words failed me. I couldn’t quite believe what I saw. The entire site is one big Flash object. You don’t get much LESS accessible than that.