I’ve been attending CSUN this week, the International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference. It’s the 17th or so time that I’ve attended the conference. It’s Friday and I’ve been here since Tuesday. I may finally understand how to do a conference in a way that works for me–as an introvert and as a womanContinue reading I am
I was so moved by The Girl Effect (video). I wish everyone would watch it. Here’s a transcript for those unable to view it. Note there is no speech during the video only music. The following words display briefly on the screen one or a few at a time. Where the words interact to createContinue reading The Girl Effect
61 years ago today the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (link to full text). The Human Rights Action Center produced the following beautiful video to summarize the rights. Since the video does not have an audio component, the content is not accessible to some peopleContinue reading The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
A few weeks ago, Dan Cederholm, Tantek Çelik, Jeremy Keith, Ethan Marcotte, Eric Meyer, Nicole Sullivan, Jeffrey Zeldman, and I gathered at Happy Cog Studios to talk about HTML5. We’ve dubbed ourselves the “HTML5 Super Friends” and have written a statement that endorses the direction HTML5 is heading as well the Super Friends Guide toContinue reading HTML5 Super Friends
From KUOW 949 Seattle, I’m Jeannie Yandel. If you’ve ever used a large-handled can opener or a door with a lever instead of a knob, you’ve benefited from universal design. Universal Design is a relatively new approach to creating products and buildings. The goal is to make everything usable and effective for everyone. That meansContinue reading Interview transcript
I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Jeannie Yandel from Puget Sound Public Radio (KUOW) in a segment called, “Web Accessibility for Everyone.” They have provided a few audio options to listen to the interview and I’m working to get a transcript published. Check it out!
W3C Web Standard Defines Accessibility for Next Generation Web. Congratulations to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group, the Web Accessibility Initiative, and the W3C!!
I received this through the DO-IT discussion list. Please consider a donation to help help Nick cover $3000 in moving expenses. If you’ve never heard of Nick Dupree, a quick search on the web will bring up some interesting facts. Nick is a 26 year-old health care activist, writer, and former student from Spring HillContinue reading Please donate to help Nick move to New York
Testing for text Originally uploaded by anneke boudreau The book…in process. This is a screen shot taken with my phone then emailed to flickr. I wanted to see what they would do with the text. First, I edited the title of the photo on my phone from random text (imgnnn) to “Testing” then I createdContinue reading flickr experiment
My copy of “too late to die young” has several bent pages with underlined passages. Here are a couple of my favorites. “We need to confront the life-killing stereotype that says we’re all about suffering. We need to bear witness to our pleasures.” About a trip to Cuba, “It’s the old socialist formula, ‘From eachContinue reading Favorite Harriet McBryde Johnson quotes