Tag Archives: Barriers

What’s in a Name?

Terminology means a lot. Especially in Congress. The Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights has been renamed to just: the “Subcommittee on the Constitution.” I find this troubling there was a rationalization for the change in name; … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Noticing Accessibility

I am a huge fan of movies and my tastes range from family friendly to horror. I am also a huge fan of accessibility. Naturally these two passions overlap from time to time and I am thoroughly pleased when I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Theories and Accessibility

Over the weekend I saw the Theory of Everything and really enjoyed it. I also noticed that kept paying attention to things that my friends who have seen it may have overlooked. At one point, Stephen Hawking is eating dinner a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Patronizing

“Can you handle that?” “Do you know where you are going?” “Are you sure you don’t want help?” “You’re doing great!” To the untrained eye these may seem like innocent questions and statements. However, to a person with a disability … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment