Tactile marks on currencies

I have been very interested in tactile markings on currency, in part because it seems like this is a thing the US will never have. What I didn’t realize though is just how many different systems and variations exist throughout the world. Fortunately for me, my good friend Tom, aka The Blind Coin Collector, wrote a fantastic … Read more

Testing integration with the Fediverse

Recently, WordPress introduced a feature to enable blogs hosted on WordPress.com to be directly integrated with the fediverse. This is particularly exciting to me as I think the Fediverse has the potential to really bring people together in ways that “traditional” social media is not able to accomplish. Now if you’re reading this and wondering, … Read more

An introduction to Accessibility Advocacy: an Interview With Steve Sawczyn

I’m truly honored to appear in AccessWorld, Summer 2023 edition. Also, n extra thank-you to Steve Kelley for taking an interest in helping to tell my story. https://www.afb.org/aw/24/6/18363 About The American Foundation for the Blind The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) is a non-profit organization that has been working tirelessly since 1921 to create … Read more

If I had to give up one word that I use regularly, I think that word would be, “disability”

WordPress has these daily writing prompts and while I often just ignore them, this one caught my attention. If i had to give up a word that I use frequently, I think that word would be “disability”. Disability is a word that is really hard for me to avoid, especially given my work and given … Read more