#BlindMumsCan

It’s true that mums who can’t see, or see very little, have to do things differently to our sighted mum friends. Some things might take us a bit longer and it might require more effort, but we generally find a way. I find that when people learn that I’m legally blind, they’re often more surprised... Continue Reading →

Calling Uber Drivers

I should let you know that things have changed a bit since my last post on A Blinding Light. I have neglected my little blog a bit lately. You see, I’ve been busy coordinating a move. Yes, we’re on an adventure again, this time, it’s New York! It seems there’s quite a bit involved when... Continue Reading →

Accessibility, Part 1 – what is accessibility?

Questions of Accessibility I’m optimistic that most people agree that improving accessibility is a positive and worthwhile endeavour, one that they are in favour of pursuing. But while any conversations and actions to improve accessibility are positive and welcome, I’m not convinced they are always, entirely effective. In order to create a truly accessible service,... Continue Reading →

Happy Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2019

What is GAAD? Today marks the eighth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to raise awareness of the importance of digital inclusion. We need to get people talking, thinking and learning about the need for accessibility on the web, mobile devices and software for people with disabilities. GAAD promotes accessibly awareness... Continue Reading →

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