On a Friday in 2006, I lectured at an undergraduate class in Occupational Therapy at University of Florida. One of the questions I received from a student and, coincidentally later in the day from a professor wondered if Braille would go obsolete now that we have all of these cool electronic reading systems. As the class and… Read more about Actors Inside 2012 Edition
Why do organizations that claim to advocate for people with vision impairment choose to take action against companies that do a good job with accessibility while giving a free pass to many that do nothing for our community? Yesterday, I was talking to my friend and Serotek CEO, Mike Calvo. He enthusiastically told me about… Read more about The Hands That Feed
Over the past few years, I have become increasingly interested in the science and skepticism movement. For those unfamiliar with these positions, we try to promote real scientific inquiry and shine light on bogus, pseudo-science. I believe this world view is essential for people with disabilities for a number of reasons, most especially, it is… Read more about Science, Skepticism and Disability
I am X-Celerator. I am an 80 pound yellow labrador guide dog. I work for a human named Chris Hofstader. He is a nice man, he gives me treats, feeds me my meals and we enjoy adventures walking around together. The one problem I have with Chris is that I don’t understand him very well… Read more about Talking to Humans
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