Composing Music with a Single Switch

Jul 2, 2018

I recently had the opportunity to work with the brilliant Song Maker app from Google Creative Lab, Yotam Mann, and Use All Five.  “Song Maker is a simple way for anyone to make and share a song.” Originally released as part of Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM), Song Maker’s minimal interface enables more students to participate in the creation […]

Accessible Maps on the Web

May 21, 2018

My passion for accessible technology was ignited sixteen years ago at the University of North Carolina when I was a Computer Science undergraduate.  I worked on a small team software project with a graduate student, Jason Morris, who was blind and needed access to maps of the ancient world for his research in the Classics […]

Presentation for the New York City Bar Association: A Recap

May 1, 2018

I presented to the Disability Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association on April 19th, 2018. The Disability Law Committee was interested in gaining an understanding of common issues that people with disabilities encounter with technology. The State of New York is busy with Americans with Disabilities Act Title III Lawsuits, “having almost […]

Thomas Logan presents at A11yNYC in July of 2017

Accessibility NYC Meeting Recap: Accessibility and Virtual Reality

Jul 13, 2017

Accessibility NYC hosted a Meetup on July 11, 2017 at thoughtbot, titled Accessibility and Virtual Reality. Our CEO, Thomas Logan, presented a variety of demonstrations of various virtual and augmented reality technologies. Links to the projects used in the presentation as well as additional resources are hosted on CodePen. Here are hyperlinked timestamps for each […]

Sue Martin

An Interview with Sue Martin, Author of “In Dog We Trust”

Jun 7, 2016

Sue Martin’s first book, Out of the Whirlpool, is a deeply honest and moving account of the rebuilding of her life after a suicide attempt in her youth ended in traumatic blindness. Since that day, she has greeted the world with her trademark determination and humor, accepting the challenges placed before her as she adjusted to being blind. In […]