Accessibility Playlist

Eight songs that will get you in the right mood to be accessible. Especially when your employer has put your whole office on WFH.

Out of focus person lying on their back with a sneaker on a boombox
Out of focus person lying on their back with a sneaker on a boombox
Photo by Eric Nopanen on Unsplash

“I Guess that’s Why They Call it the Blues “ by Elton John

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“Closer I am to Fine” by Indigo Girls

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“Unwritten” by Natasha Beddingfield

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“Don’t Give Up” by Peter Gabriel

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“Roar” by Katy Perry

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Stakeholders may deliver the not so subtle message that “people with disabilities aren’t worth the trouble”

The message “oh yes we are” needs to be consistent and it needs to be loud. Katy Perry loud.

“The Times They Are a-Changin” by Bob Dylan

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We are the Champions — Queen

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Imagine by John Lennon

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Blogger, disability advocate, nerd. Bringing the fire on ableism. A11y Architect @ VMware. Wheelchair user w/ a deaf daughter. CS, Law, and Business background

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