Me, Trying to Explain OCD to my Husband…

Me, Trying to Explain OCD to my Husband…

:: Me, trying to explain my not-so-bad-all-things-considered* OCD to my loving husband after I burst into tears tonight over a lampshade. It’s not that I actually care about whether the lampshades are straight. I don’t even like that lamp. That’s a...
Accessibility is for Everybody (Part 3)

Accessibility is for Everybody (Part 3)

:: When you make your talk accessible, disabled people will know that this talk is one that anticipated their presence, that wanted their presence. Header Image Alt-Text: A photograph of a one-by-eight yellow lego piece held by a thumb and forefinger. The background...
This is What Accessibility Looks Like (Part 2)

This is What Accessibility Looks Like (Part 2)

:: My argument is essentially this: accommodation is not accessibility, and it is not nearly as good. Image Alt-Text: A photograph of a large brown moth on a large green leaf. The moth’s wing has seven large dots on it that look like eyes. This moth, like many...
Accessibility v. Accommodation (part 1)

Accessibility v. Accommodation (part 1)

:: If a space is accessible, that space is always, 100% of the time, welcoming to people with disabilities. People with disabilities do not have to ask for anything. They do not have to prove they have disabilities.  Header Image Alt-Text: This image is a comment...
What is HAPPENING around here?

What is HAPPENING around here?

You might have noticed some changes to the website. I’m really happy with some of them, so I thought I’d highlight them in a post. (1) Total new look. New header image! (The site now possesses a header image.) New colors. (The site now possess colors.) New...