Earlier this week, I posted an article on this blog called “The Invisible Blind Man” that described the miserable accessibility experience my blind friend and I had at the Women in Secularism conference in Washington, DC. After posting the story, I generally received praise for the article but one blind friend of mine called me… Read more about Am I A Militant?
According to Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nothing_About_Us_Without_Us) the term “nothing about us without us”, an ancient term dating back to the Roman era, is “used to communicate the idea that no policy should be decided by any representative without the full and direct participation of members the group(s) affected by that policy.” The same tells us that this… Read more about Rant Against Disablism: Nothing About Us Without Us!
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