Accessibility, Like a Rare Coin, Can Be Priceless – Age and Ability


Accessibility, Like a Rare Coin, Can Be Priceless

November 30, 2016 | Written by: Tom Babinszki

Categorized: Compliance | DevOps | Inclusive Design

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Tom Babinszki and his guide dog, Baldwin.

I have two passions in life – collecting coins and accessibility.

Being blind since birth, I have an appreciation for the value of both.

As a child growing up in Hungary, I always had a fascination for different cultures and languages. After my mother gave me a treasure box filled with coins, I had a desire to explore the world and its riches. But, being blind there are hurdles to such adventures and I have always searched for the best ways of finding my way around both the physical and online worlds.

This is why accessibility continues to be such an important aspect of technology. It reduces barriers to the information everyone needs for school, work, and life.

Celebrating the annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities this Saturday, December 3 reaffirms for me that access [...]

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