Are you Disabled?

Lately I’ve been wondering about whether I am disabled and wondering how anyone knows if anyone else is disabled. My wondering has always been there, but the full-on pondering started when a couple of people recently questioned my ability to understand and represent...
Making te reo Māori accessible

Making te reo Māori accessible

One of the most amazing things about Aotearoa is the variety and richness of culture we have here. You can see our biculturalism becoming ever more visible as more and more New Zealand websites use a mixture of both English and te reo Māori content. Many government...
Clearing Our Way Guide

Clearing Our Way Guide

  Copyright Blind Low Vision NZ hopes that by sharing this resource, the built and digital environment will become more accessible for people who are blind, deafblind or have low vision. When referring to, or sharing this resource, please use the following...
The Problem with Hands

The Problem with Hands

The other day I was chatting with a colleague who is left-handed, and with my recent broken wrist, we shared some war stories of poor interface design.  We discussed how being left-handed or one-handed (even temporarily) brings with it some major digital...
When Assistive Tech isn’t that Accessible

When Assistive Tech isn’t that Accessible

After breaking my wrist a few weeks ago, struggling to type one handed and using iOS dictate on my phone, this week I decided to take speech input a step further. I started on a journey to learn to use Dragon speech input software, properly. What I’ve learned is that...