So, what's one of the first things most folks want and need to do when they deplane at the airport? I'd be surprised if you didn't say "Find the restroom!" My guide dog, Germaine, agrees. And now that airports have a legal obligation to providing relief areas for service dogs, the question is "Where is it?" Airports have devised various approaches from web site information,… Continue Reading Four-legged Flyers Like this App!
My morning dawned bright when I (reluctantly) looked for directions to my dentist. I was dreading this visit. You cannot imagine my delight when not only did I find their web site accessible, but I found they had an online patient medical history form. My delight was complete when I was able to fill out and submit the form totally without assistance! This may not… Continue Reading Access Provides Health Privacy
To support the efforts of #a11ychat, we've asked each one of our regular (or will be regular, as we move forward with monthly chats) hosts/ moderators to write a blog post after each chat. The post can be a direct response to the conversation, a wrap-up, or a post about the chat topic. Our first chat was held on May 14th, hosted by Glenda… Continue Reading Accessibility Testing as Alchemy
As a person with no light perception, I dislike having to take my guide dog out when it's dark except in familiar surroundings. So when I've travelled in the past, I have had to spend time on large weather sites teasing out the times for sunrise and sunset for my travel destination. While this worked, it was inconvenient and yet another thing to do before… Continue Reading IOS App Offers Increased Safety