Category Archives: captioning

What Do You People Want?

  In a recent column, noted Canadian author and blogger Dave Hingsburger wrote about being asked “the impossible question”.  He’d been in what he called a heated conversation with a man who thought he understood disability accessibility (the man did … Continue reading 

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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 

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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 

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