An Alphabet of Accessibility
“What letter are you? An Alphabet of Accessibility” is based on an article that I wrote for The Pastry Box called An Alphabet of Accessibility. It also integrates parts of another article I wrote for A List Apart, Reframing Accessibility for the Web.
Special Thanks To:
- Robin Christopherson, AbilityNet.
- Austin Seraphin
- Derek Featherstone, Simply Accessible
- Dylan Wilbanks
The bulk of the photos, when not provided directly by a volunteer, came from my collection on Unsplash.
The card deck:
Works Cited / Works Consulted
- Nearly 1 in 5 People Have a Disability in the U.S., Census Bureau Reports - Report Released to Coincide with 22nd Anniversary of the ADA
- 10 Signs You May Be Sleep Deprived - How Stuff Works. Tom Scheve.
- A Primer to Vestibular Disorders - The A11Y Project. 15 May 2013.
- Ableism - Wikipedia.
- Accessibility - World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
- Amblyopia - Wikipedia.
- Astigmatism - Wikipedia.
- Broken Finger - NHS Choices. Last reviewed 3 July 2016.
- Cancer Stat Facts: Cancer of Any Site - National Cancer Institute.
- Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures 2016-2017 (PDF) - American Cancer Society.
- Chemo Brain - American Cancer Society.
- Color Blindness - Wikipedia.
- Cystic Fibrosis - Wikipedia.
- De Quervain syndrome - Wikipedia. (Synonym: Gamer’s Thumb.)
- Directional Dyslexia - The Reading Well.
- Disabled Enough Uncanny Magazine kickstarter. Elsa Sjunneson-Henry, 22 August 2017.
- Disability in the media - Wikipedia.
- Dyslexia - Wikipedia.
- Effects of MS - Healthline.
- Eye Health Statistics - The American Academy of Ophthalmology.
- Eye Problems in Premature Babies - WebMD.
- HCB University: Accessibility 101: The Straw Test
- How does Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Affect Vision? VisionAware. Lylas G. Mogk, MD.
- I Belong Where the People Are: Disability and The Shape of Water Tor. Elsa Sjunneson-Henry, 16 January 2018.
- If you can’t tell your left from your right, you’re not stupid - Houston Chronicle, Belle Elving. 27 July 2008.
- Introduction to Web Accessibility - Web Accessibility Initiative. Last updated 7 February 2018.
- Invisible Disabilities and the Basic Income Basic Income Earth Network. Karen Christine Patrick, 6 September, 2015.
- Is being Deaf a disability? American Sign Language University.
- Lightships Did Cause Hearing Loss! - US Coast Guard Lightship Sailors Association International, Inc. Rick Bennett.
- Linda Muppet Wiki.
- Macular Degeneration - Wikipedia.
- Media Room - The Vision Council.
- Multiple Sclerosis - Cleveland Clinic. Carrie M. Hersh, DO and Robert J. Fox, MD. June 2014.
- My First Week with the iPhone - Austin Seraphin’s blog. 12 June 2010.
- Tipsy vs. Tired - Mythbusters (2010 season): Arrow Machine Gun, Wikipedia.
- Nearly 1 in 5 People Have a Disability in the US, Census Bureau Reports - United States Census Bureau. 25 July 2012.
- People accept that I’m gay, but not that I’m disabled - The Guardian. As told to Joan McFadden.
- “People with Disabilities are the Largest Minority Group in the US”, Invisible Disabilities Association. 27 August, 2011. Philly.com
- Photosensitive Epilepsy - WebMD.
- Post-concussion syndrome - Wikipedia.
- Radioactive Iodine - Thyroid Cancer Survivor’s Association, Inc.
- Raynaud’s disease Mayo Clinic.
- Respect Your Audience with Readable Content - meet content. Gregory Cohen, 16 September 2013.
- Too Young to Have a Stroke? Think Again New York Times. Jane E Brody.
- Transitioning from College to Work - Learning Disabilities Association of America.
- Web Accessibility - Wikipedia.
- Why are disabled people valuable for society? on Quora. (Warning: *massive* levels of ableist bullshit included on page.)
- Why mobile design means accessible design - Creative Bloq. Robin Christopherson, 18 December 2014.