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
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
Like many, I had so many questions about the Apple Watch: what would its accessibility be like? Could we actually use all the watch’s features? And most important to me anyway, what’d it sound like? David Woodbridge has been tirelessly Continue reading Looking for accessibility resources on the Apple Watch? David Woodbridge has you covered
if you have recently tried to listen to any of my audio posts, you may have had trouble finding the links to play or download the audio. Apparently I broke something when implementing a new theme, however, I was able Continue reading Audio posts now fixed
As I gear up to begin writing new content on my blog, I’ve been looking at accessible tools that I might use to make the entire writing/editing/publishing process just a bit easier. Back when I was primarily a Mac user, Continue reading Wow, can I really post via MS Word?