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New HTML5 sectioning elements expose structure to ATs

In his book, A Software Engineer Learns HTML5, JavaScript & jQuery, Dane Cameron calls the new HTML5 semantic elements “one of the least interesting features of HTML5″. 863 more words


No hipster bus for me, I guess!

When it comes to stuff that’s considered “old” or “used” or “second-hand”, especially when it comes to public vehicles or buildings, I already expect to run into accessibility issues. 450 more words



My trip to Kumaon ended a little painfully. I slid down a slope and twisted my ankle. It was annoying, I was really enjoying myself and I didn’t want this problem. 871 more words


iPad Challenge of April 22: Accessibility Tools (Voice Over and Keyboard features)


VoiceOver is a feature that is mainly useful for the visually impaired. Here is the little blurb from the Apple site:

VoiceOver is a gesture-based screen reader that lets you enjoy the fun and simplicity of iOS even if you can’t see the screen.

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Accessibility and the General Election

For the last 18 months, I have been the disability and access rep. for my college at university. Over this time I have come in contact with a wide range of awesome people, many of whom face difficulties completing everyday tasks which the majority of people take for granted. 562 more words


Boston, Part Three

A brief addition to yesterday’s post:

In the basement of the Museum of Science there is a very helpful area which can be used to diagnose Aspies. 1,346 more words

Training with Nala

My monthly post is live today on Homeschool Mosaics​. After losing my father just a week and a half before, Nala, my new guide dog, appeared at my door to brighten my world with her sweet personality. 48 more words