Teaching Accessibility: How the tech industry is getting its act together

Trying to do anything online can be an exercise in frustration for some disabled people. Crowded web design, constant flashing things, sites that clearly aren’t optimized to be magnified, screenreader-unfriendly backbones, autoplay music and video, and more. Many of these things, it’s worth noting, are also problems for people who are not disabled — universal […]

Why Do You Fight Accessibility?

When issues of accessibility are raised — in physical environments, online, in the design of homes, restaurants, public spaces, websites, books, classrooms — the response is often defensive. Justifications for inaccessibility spill out of endlessly running mouths, there’s always a good reason (or seven), there’s a sense of needing to swat down any request, of […]