I’ve been focusing a lot about accessibility lately, but it wasn’t always this way, or lets say, I wasn’t too vocal about it. When I started out over a decade ago, only very few people from my inner real life circle knew that I had a visual impairment. I never was ashamed of it, nor did I deliberately hide it, but since many of my clients were remote, I never brought up the issue, until keep on reading… »
most resources dealing with visual impairment mostly target blind people, yet there is still a huge number of people who have still have some remaining eyesight. Unfortunately, this group of people is either often overlooked, or lumped in the same category with blind people. keep on reading… »
“how do you do this?” – that is a question I get asked often, whenever new people I meet get confronted with the fact that I’m a designer having a visual impairment. As short as the question is, the answer is not that simple. There are quite a few factors at play, apart from me sticking my nose to the screen.
first things first, let me briefly explain about my eyesight. Many people see either blind or normally sighted, ignoring everything in between. keep on reading… »