Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Practical, honest and positive advice for attending a surgical hospital appointment. Written by a sight loss patient with type-1 diabetes (T1D).
Are disabled web publishers hidden behind their content?
Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Making our online content accessible to a broad audience is something a lot of us strive to achieve. But how many of us consider who created the content we consume daily and what their publishing journey was?
When your “good eye” goes bad
Estimated reading time: 3 minutes How I’ve been using the accessibility features on my Apple devices to adapt to further changes in my vision.
My sight loss journey
Estimated reading time: 7 minutes After five major eye surgeries for a detached retina I’ve written a new reflective blog post describing my experiences to date. I’ve illustrated my vision loss for each medical procedure and current condition to potentially help others going through similar medical journeys.
Virtual elf benefits
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes I had a great time attending our virtual festive office party this week. A kind team of University colleagues designed a creative agenda, stuffed full of genuine LOL moments for us all. Inclusive event Traditionally we’d all have a wee quiz and fancy meal in an Edinburgh restaurant. For 2020, our virtual equivalent had some… Continue reading Virtual elf benefits
Struggling with vision loss
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Within the last month the vision in my right eye has significantly diminished. This personal blog post details what the impact has been on my daily life and how recent web accessibility work has helped me cope a little better. Subtitling legacy content Since 2014 we’ve always made a concerted effort within my team to… Continue reading Struggling with vision loss
reCAPTCHA accessibility solution
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes What the problem is Whilst updating accessibility statements for key websites in our portfolio, I came across a new error courtesy of a free Google service named reCAPCHA. reCAPTCHA is a free service that protects your website from spam and abuse. reCAPTCHA uses an advanced risk analysis engine and adaptive challenges to keep automated software… Continue reading reCAPTCHA accessibility solution