The Twelve Labors of Accessibility

Heracles standing in front of the Hydra of Lerna with sword drawn, Second Labor of Heracles

The one type of question I'm most asked is what my role as an accessibility professional requires. I usually stick to a technical answer knowing it's what most people want to hear. My daily tasks and responsibilities. My current position consists of consulting with designers, developers, and testers on issues, researching approaches and solutions, creating… Continue reading The Twelve Labors of Accessibility

Suck It Up, Buttercup: Pain, Illness and the Workplace

I am 38 years-old and I still palm my tampons to hide them when I go to the bathroom at work. When I go to the restroom I mentally start humming the Mission Impossible theme in my head and go through a whole ordeal of getting the tampon from my bag into hand get to the bathroom… Continue reading Suck It Up, Buttercup: Pain, Illness and the Workplace