Why haven’t I been blogging lately? I’ve been asking myself this question for weeks now, so I thought I’d offer a little life update, and answer this question, if not for you, then for myself.
Today, I’m so happy to welcome Beth to the blog to chat about her career as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired [TVI]. She had a prolific, 33-year career, but what I’m very excited and grateful for is that Beth wasn’t just a TVI… she was my TVI!
If once is an accident, twice is a coincidence, and three times is a pattern, what do we say after the 15,000th time? It’s high time many airline companies answer that question, especially in regards to the countless wheelchairs and mobility scooters that have been broken, damaged, lost or stolen on their watch.
Growing up around the Thanksgiving dinner table, when asked what I was thankful for this year, my disability was never on the list.
My high school history teacher said there would come a time that I’d need to understand politics. And although I know bits and pieces of governmental bodies and systems, I can’t participate in dinner table discussions or understand news articles in a way I always hoped to. I want to learn more.
It’s here at last, the final instalment in the series, The A-E-I-O-U’s of Accessibility! It’s bittersweet reaching this point, but more than a sadness at seeing this series come to an end, I’m excited to see where we take it going forward in our lives.
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but seeing with new eyes.” — Marcel Proust
Welcome to a new mini-series on the blog, The A-E-I-O-U’s of Accessibility. I’ve started this series because I want to delve into a few of the fundamental ways the able-bodied community can begin to help build an equal and accessible world for people of all abilities.