Tag Archives: CIL

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

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“You’re Welcome”

Those two words had the ability to simultaneously annoy and confuse me this morning. I got off the bus and was waiting to cross the street when a man pops into my field of vision, grabs my arm and yanks … Continue reading

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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

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Absurd Moment: Universal Access

Some people get a little confused when they encounter a person with a disability, their stress levels go up as they try to figure out how to accommodate someone.  I had this happen just the other day and I was … Continue reading

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Find What Works for You

“Find what works for you” is my motto for working with people regarding assistive technology (AT). Personally, I’m biased when it comes to technology, I’m Apple fan through and through, mostly because it works for me. Whether it’s the iPhone, … Continue reading

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Planning for Accessibility

In my mind accessibility is something that should be second nature, especially for meetings and organizations that are tying to appeal to the largest possible audience. Alas, architectural barriers prevent this “second nature” approach from being fully realized. A great … Continue reading

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Digging beneath the Surface

I’ll start this post out with a confession: I’m an Apple addict.  I love that company and the products they churn out. That being said, I’m also a technology junkie. I love to play with new gadgets and gizmos (regardless … Continue reading

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