It’s Time for Accessible Legislation: Let’s Make 2020 the Year we Advance Human Rights

It’s Time for Accessible Legislation: Let’s Make 2020 the Year we Advance Human Rights

On United Nations Human Rights Day today, John Mulka, Blind & Low Vision NZ Chief Executive, says the time for access legislation is now. “It seems that it’s not until we’re in the shoes of people wondering how they might tackle a flight of stairs – or...
Blind Injustice on the Job Hunt

Blind Injustice on the Job Hunt

Casey Hyde is a disability advocate who believes in social justice. In this article, she talks about her experience being interviewed for jobs with a Guide Dog in tow. As a fellow Guide Dog Handler myself I can relate to what she’s saying. Try adding a...
Universal Design Conference

Universal Design Conference

I’ve just come back from attending the Universal Design conference in Auckland on 6-7 September. It was an amazing opportunity to attend presentations and workshops around innovative practice in universal design locally and internationally, and learn how we can...
Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day with Be. Accessible and Microsoft!

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day with Be. Accessible and Microsoft!

To celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day today, we made a film with Microsoft and their other global partners, a short film and it’s premiering right now! Empower every person and reimagine #accessibility this #GAAD. Check it out here or schedule your #GAAD...