Demand Our Access

Over the last couple of weeks I have been developing a podcast and website that I hope will educate others with disabilities on their legal rights and help them understand how to enforce them. The website for this new project is Demand Our Access. The first episode of the podcast was yesterday at two PM… Continue reading Demand Our Access

Corporate Donations Prevent Advocacy

Corporate influence over nonprofits through donations is something that is rarely discussed. This is especially true when we consider the influence corporate donations to nonprofits has on advocacy efforts of those nonprofits. While this reality is true for almost every nonprofit, I will use the example of blindness organizations to highlight this point. I’m using… Continue reading Corporate Donations Prevent Advocacy

You are Accommodating Your Discrimination, not Me

The most important mantra from the disability community is nothing about us without us. Yet, our civil rights have largely been established by people without disabilities, who have forced their lack of respect for us and their inability to see us as their equals (whether they realize it or not) as the primary motivations for… Continue reading You are Accommodating Your Discrimination, not Me

Reviewing the Mantis

The Mantis is a braille display produced by the American Printing House for the Blind (APH). For those who don’t know, a Braille display, in its simplest form, shows users the text displayed on a computer or mobile device in braille. In my view, the Mantis is the best braille display for a professional.