Accesibility Reviews, Reblogs

What Non-Disabled People Get Wrong About Accessibility

What Non-Disabled People Get Wrong About Accessibility-must read !!

yetanotherlefty

I’ve been working on this for a couple of months but it can be for Blogging Against Disablism Day 2017

I’m disabled. So are both my partners. And most of my siblings. And 85+% of my friends.
This is partly because there are a LOT of disabled people in the world, with most estimates at somewhere between 15% and 25% of people being disabled in some way. It’s also because of the way that abled (or non-disabled) people Just Don’t Get It in a million tiny huge ways that add up and can make being their friends or partners noticeably more difficult or more tiring than being friends or partners with other disabled people.

It’s not their lack of disability itself that is the problem so much as that we all live in a very disablist (ableist / anti-disabled-people / disabling) society and we’re all unlearning a load of bullshit…

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Accesibility Reviews

The Way We View Disability Accessibility Is Flawed.

Ever since I started doing accessibility reviews I have become very aware of how inaccessible the most livable city in the world is for some people with disabilities. Everywhere that I go I am always looking out to see if the place is accessible and I must say I find myself getting disappointed many of… Continue reading The Way We View Disability Accessibility Is Flawed.

Zimbabwe Disability

#ZimCitiesForAll

#ZimCitiesForAll is a campaign by fellow disability activist and friend Edmore Masendeke. The purpose of the campaign is to not only raise awareness of disability issues but to also draw attention to how Zimbabwean cities can become inclusive and accessible for every citizen especially those with disabilities. This is a campaign that is very close… Continue reading #ZimCitiesForAll