Answering the question “Are you accessible?”

Hint: Surprise ! The correct answer to “are you accessible” is never, ever supposed to be simply “yes”

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Inaccessible Museum of Ice Cream FAQ page proudly proclaiming its *wheelchair* accessibility
Inaccessible Museum of Ice Cream FAQ page proudly proclaiming its *wheelchair* accessibility
Even people without disabilities can’t even see the pink on pink “Tickets + Admissions” above the white floating nav bar, because floating nav bars are REALLY hard to make accessible.

Which means the Museum of Ice Cream has reduced its disability discrimination and exclusionary behavior down to only somewhere between 12 and 17.7 % of the US population.

Yes is NEVER a valid answer for “are you accessible?”

“We built this building to be ADA compliant” doesn’t freaking matter.

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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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