Archive for Disability

Accessibility in online gathering spaces like Gather and Kumospace

I’m seeing reactions that I think are worth signal-boosting regarding conventions held in virtual spaces like Gather (aka GatherTown) and Kumospace. The core of the issue is that although those kinds of spaces may be really useful and accessible for some people, they’re really inaccessible and hard to use for a lot of other people. […]

Guidelines for writing image descriptions

Social media posts these days often include image descriptions, which is great. But some image descriptions focus so much on describing every detail of the image that they obscure the main point of the image. So below are a couple of links to useful guidelines about how to write a good image description, both of […]