Some of the"Gang of 19" activists sleep in front of an RTD bus during their protest in Denver in July 1978 On July 5, 1978, 19 disabled activists positioned themselves in downtown Denver’s busy intersection of Broadway and Colfax. For two days, they used their wheelchairs to surround several Regional Transportation District (RTD) buses and… Continue reading Come so far (Got so far to go): 32 Years of The Americans With Disabilities Act.
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
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