Accommodations: Individualized Responses to Structural Design Problems

The accommodationsAccommodation is fundamentally about not changing the person but changing the environment around the person.Normal Sucks: Author Jonathan Mooney on How Schools Fail Kids with Learning Differences Yet on a programmatic for natural human variation should be mutual. @laurenancona Yet on a programmatic basis, disability policy and other social programs remain enmeshed, even at theirContinue reading Accommodations: Individualized Responses to Structural Design Problems”

FAQ: What does our umbrella logo mean?

It started with my electric wheelchair. The accessory kit for the wheelchair included an umbrella holder. I like shade. I spend a lot of time outside in my chair, and an umbrella is very helpful to sensory regulation. When shopping for an umbrella to go with the chair, I came upon this rainbow one andContinue reading “FAQ: What does our umbrella logo mean?”

Disability Dongles: Designing for the Individual, Not the Collective

“I feel like solutions to inaccessibility are often rooted in whiteness, because anyone who doesn’t think about it would think it’s cool but the reality is that they’ve created accessibility for the individual, not the collective and reinforces the class hierarchyThe belief in the existence and relevance of social hierarchies must be suspended.The Beauty ofContinue reading Disability Dongles: Designing for the Individual, Not the Collective”

Inclusion Through Options: There is no one size fits all when it comes to accessibility.

While you can read an in-detail breakdown of all accessibility settings in the game, what The Last of Us 2 creators did extremely well was not succumbing to the idea of ‘accessibility modes’. “‘We want to be able to dig into the menus, fine-tune things, adjust things, really get into the nitty-gritty of what theseContinue reading “Inclusion Through Options: There is no one size fits all when it comes to accessibility.”

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