Category: Accessibility

  • The price of ‘functioning’

    The price of ‘functioning’

    To most people I would appear to be a well ‘functioning’ human being – I work, have a home, am studying a post graduate degree and I’m a parent. I appear to have my shit together but often, under the surface, this couldn’t be further from the truth. I love to be busy and I […]

  • Schools Bill MP letter / email template

    Schools Bill MP letter / email template

    I have created this template for people to use in whatever way you think will be helpful, including sharing with your local MP. Don’t know your MP? Find them here. Dear _____ I have some major concerns over the proposed Schools Bill, as the bill shall: 1. Make it more difficult for home educators to […]

  • The Schools Bill – making education harder for Disabled children

    The Schools Bill – making education harder for Disabled children

    The proposed Schools Bill (UK) has so many red flags! If it becomes law it will affect every parent / carers rights long term. Under the new bill, if you decide to home educate, you will need to obtain consent from the school your child is registered at. You may then get local authority staff […]

  • Alt text and screen readers

    Alt text and screen readers

    Lots of Autistic and / or Disabled people use screen readers to translate and process text and images on screens. Many of these readers can translate emojis, but some older ones cannot. There can also be issues with reading intent from emojis if they are not labelled (as intent can also be something us Autistics […]