Tag Archives: accessibility

Audio Description ROCKS: Cinemark Theatres Merriam

Location: 5500 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS 66202 Cost: It depends on the time of day, show you’re seeing, etc. Web site:   https://www.cinemark.com/theatre-259 Recently, we splurged and went to Cinemark Theatres in Merriam to see Incredibles 2.  We bought treats and … Continue reading

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A Disney Dream–Part Two

This past fall, we headed out to Halloween on the High Seas aboard the Disney Dream.  It was an absolutely magical experience that was surprisingly accessible for all of us.  For this trip, we had a VI child, Peanut, and … Continue reading

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Urban Air

Location:  14401 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66223 Cost:  Pricey.  The amount you pay relates to the options you choose.  In my instance, I had a 5-yo, 8-yo, and an adult; I paid for two hours bounce time for the … Continue reading

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Self-Service Kiosks in Healthcare Settings

This is something I’ve wondered about myself, as I’ve found more and more touch screens in doctors’ offices and pharmacies we visit.  If you’re a B/VI person who’s encountered these machines, please respond to the request for information below. From … Continue reading

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Study recruitment: accessibility of online courses

From the mailbag: Accessibility of Online Courses Georgia Tech is conducting a research study on the usability and accessibility of college level courses that are taught online. At the present time, we are focusing on accessibility of these types of … Continue reading

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Accessibility Contest

From the mailbag: We welcome you to submit your best work on improving accessibility of the Web, Mobiles, and Wearables for people with and without disabilities to the International Web for All Conference (W4A’15), conveniently co-located with WWW’15 and MobiSys’15. … Continue reading

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Blind Voter Hotline

Our national elections are only a few days away.  Please be sure to take the time to go out and make your voice heard!  If we don’t vote, politicians think we’re not important–and they won’t listen to us in our … Continue reading

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