Category Archives: American sign language

If You Can’t Afford To Do It

I’ve heard it so many times I want to scream.  “I’m sorry, we just can’t afford to …”  This is where we fill in the blank with: put in a ramp provide captions provide a sign language interpreter make the … Continue reading 

Also posted in ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act, captioning, disability accessibility, expanding your market, good business, good customer service

Inclusion Sermon

(Recently I was asked by a local synagogue to give a Friday night sermon on the inclusion of people who have disabilities in the synagogue and in Jewish life.  This is the text:) The Torah portion this week tells of … Continue reading 

Also posted in assistive listening devices, blind, captioning, deaf, disability, disability accessibility, easy and affordable accommodations, hard of hearing, inclusive practices, low vision, mobility disability, real time captioning, reasonable accommodations

Disability Tunnel Vision

I’ve discovered a new condition I call disability tunnel vision.  It can happen when a person, business or organization tries to make facilities and programs more accessible and inclusive. I’ve found that when most people start thinking about accessibility they … Continue reading 

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