Well, it’s that time of year already, that magical, mystical time that we call CSUN. CSUN is the 31st Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference. It’s a place where learning is shared, ideas are conceived, people throughout the Continue reading Anyone care what sessions I’ll be attending at #CSUN16? That’s OK, I’ll tell you anyway.
My mouth dropped open in disbelief when a friend, Grace, told me about an app designed to help the blind stop rocking back and forth, something that many blind people do. There’s lots of reasons for the rocking that I Continue reading iFidget, an app to help blind people stop rocking, good idea or bad?
Now that Markus has turned 16, he’s wanting to find a job, after all, what 16-year-old can’t use some extra money? :). Back in my day, this was an exciting time and there was never a shortage of things a Continue reading Glad I’m not 16 and looking for my first job
Earlier this morning, I heard of iReg, an app that allows one to make audio recordings on the Apple Watch. In this brief episode, I provide a brief overview of the app. Darren Duff, @Darren_Duff on Twitter, has done a Continue reading Demonstrating iReg, an app that allows recording on the Apple Watch
This is a rather technical article, but if you’ve ever wondered why screen readers sometimes read one type of information, such as a label on a form field and sometimes another, such as a description, this may help explain. The Continue reading How the W3C Text Alternative Computation Works – SSB BART Group
As a member of the accessibility community, I have the pleasure of getting to work with a wide variety of folks, all of whom approach accessibility with a somewhat different mindset. There are those, for example, who feel that accessibility Continue reading Thank you, MNsure, for giving me one more reason to hate ARIA
If you’re not familiar with Marco Zehe, you definitely should be. Marco, @MarcoInEnglish on Twitter, has done an incredible amount to ensure that Mozilla products and services are accessible. In whatever free time he has left over from that, he Continue reading The web accessibility basics – Marco’s Accessibility Blog
In this brief recording, I test an app, Mobile Podcaster which allows one to record a podcast episode directly on an iOS device, specify a description and publish. Since the app hasn’t been updated since 2013, I’m not sure if Continue reading Testing the Mobile Podcaster app
One for the Money by Janet Evanovich My rating: 5 of 5 stars Light-hearted and extremely humorous, this book about a female bounty hunter who is successful more by luck than skill had me chuckling right from page one. I’m Continue reading Review: One for the Money
The OptiGrill is an amazing kitchen gadget that, with its audible alerts, is very accessible. This demo is repodcasted courtesy of Accessible Devices. http://media.blubrry.com/stevecast/p/steve.sawczyn.com/media/OptiGrill-Demo.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS