Enhancing accessibility: how to begin
‘What people with disabilities can do is that we can help you do things a bit differently but in the end a bit more quickly.’ Mary Schnackenberg
In this interview, consumer and disability advocate Mary Schnackenberg discusses:
- Why including diverse people is essential when starting your accessibility journey.
- How disabled people can help you do things more efficiently.
- What to you should consider when starting your accessibility journey.
- Thinking about your audience who are you are trying to talk to.
- The problem with paper and why it’s inaccessible.
Mary Schnackenberg has represented and advocated for the disability community, particularly blind/vision impaired people, in many roles. Mary Schnackenberg is also a member of the Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality and Safety Commission's consumer advisory group and consumer network.