Street Corner

On the Street

For years, while waiting to cross a street, I avoided blocking the top of the curbcut because, I don’t know, someone might need it. I now know that ambulatory people abhor a vacuum, and if I don’t position myself squarely…
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Starve a Vampire. Donate Blood.

(Just kidding, we don’t mean you.) My place of work seems to have an awful lot of blood drives. Where I hail from, you go to the Red Cross (which is capitalizing on the current vampire craze with the cute…
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Millions of books get digitized for the disabled

Via WHEELIE cATHOLIC: For those who are blind, dyslexic or have diseases like multiple sclerosis and have difficulty turning book pages, reading the latest best seller just got easier. Brewster Kahle, a digital librarian and founder of a virtual library…
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Denise Through the Looking Glass

Denise is a new reader and temporary wheelchair user who writes about her recent experience attending a college graduation ceremony. She was surprised at some of the accessibility issues she encountered, and is asking how to make accessibility happen. You…
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Williamsburg Trip: Disability Moment #3

William & Mary worked hard to accommodate disabled guests at the actual Commencement ceremonies. The ceremonies were held in William & Mary Hall, in what is normally the basketball arena. This facility, which seats 8,600 to 11,300 people, depending on…
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