Morning of A Successful Communicator

Celebrating Blogging Against Disablism Day Disablism Stops At Home Siobhan (Sha-vonn) is 17 years old. She lives with her parents, Joseph (me) and Linda, in Santa Monica, California, USA. She attends Santa Monica High School, swims in the pool there nearly every day, and goes to occupational and physical therapy a few times a week. […]

CSUN 2010: Accessibility of Twitter

I’m scheduled to do a presentation with Dennis Lebree, the developer of at the: 25th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference March 22-27, 2010 Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel San Diego, CA See CSUN Center on Disabilities for registration info. Hope to see you all there! I’m also doing a presentation about managing […]

For Fun And For Free

I am writing this on behalf of Accessible Twitter and Dennis Lembree. In The Beginning I was consulting at Cornell University in 1991 when I saw the first Web pages on a NeXT computer. The first pages were rather accessible but there wasn’t any assistive technology on the NeXT computer at that time. JAWS for DOS […]

News at 10: Hell Freezes Over!

In Siobhan, the Soundbeam, and Disablism I wrote of our continually failed quest (since 2003) to include our daughter, Siobhan, in the same wonderful music program as all the other kids in the Santa Monica/Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD). Siobhan has some severe disabilities, but she’s fully capable of pushing a big red switch. The switch […]