A A A Accessibility A A A A

Blog

Advocating for those living with accessibility needs. Sharing experiences, raising awareness and understanding of how assistive accessible technology enhances and enables those in need.


Applewatch week without Challenge

Applewatch week without Challenge
  First notable observation was how quickly my iPhone battery ran down 'Did I really not use my phone as much before?'  It is crazy to think that an Apple Watch can reduce the usage of an iPhone, but on a very important positive far better for my eyes. I definitely feel a degree of reassurance with my applewatch on, which was more accentuated by not wearing it, I constantly looked at my wrist as it wasn't there I took to looking at my iPhone afraid I’d miss the things I completely rely on my watch for.   I hated not getting notifications via prominent haptics. As a result I was constantly revisiting my phone to check for notifications, and once my phone was open I checked everything which was both time consuming and wearing on my eyes and pretty unproductive! The next negative, the most obvious one for somebody...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
2174 Hits

New Year's Eve 2015 - Happy New Year & Thank you

New Year's Eve 2015 - Happy New Year & Thank you
I'm going out tonight, it's New Years Eve and I, like most want to be out and to welcome the new year with my friends. Being out on one of the busiest nights of the year is quite a challenge, it's dark and it's crowded, two of the worse nightmares for anybody with Usher Syndrome and I can only do it because I have the most amazing friends who know my challenges, know my weaknesses and my vulnerabilities.   They also know how to make me feel indifferent and we have a great time. I am fortunate to live in a small town where I know quite a lot of people and even more people know me.  What is nice about this is not only my friends but people who have seen me around with my guide dog Unis or in the media know who I am but more importantly...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
2451 Hits