The Ministry of Social Development and Ministry of Health announcement of a non-disabled person, in the form of career official Justine Cornwall, to head the establishment unit of the new Ministry for Disabled People has been roundly criticised by a …

Media Release – Collective of Concerned Disability Leaders: Disability community gravely concerned by appointment of nondisabled person as interim head of new Ministry for Disabled People Read more »

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Podcast Transcript: Mosen At Large episode 159, the unacceptable price blind audiophiles pay for audio description, 20 years since George Harrison died, and our Chromebook series concludes Read more »

Kia ora Mosen At Largers. Thanks to all your contributions, it’s another thought-provoking episode this week and there is still time to get your comments in for inclusion. I’m continuing to receive feedback on whether you support the idea of …

Coming up this week on Mosen At Large, more thoughts on visual descriptions at meetings, should tech companies decline to approve inaccessible apps in their stores, and the final in our Chromebook series Read more »

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Podcast Transcript: Mosen At Large episode 154, new tech from Apple and Google, what games can a blind person play with their sighted kids, and a review of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G Read more »

I have been producing podcasts since late 2004, not long after podcasting became a thing. As a blind person with a background in radio, I gravitated to the medium. In late 2019, I started the Mosen At Large podcast as …

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Introduction I don’t know where the time has gone, but later this year it will be 17 years since I began podcasting. In that time I’ve used, discarded and upgraded a lot of gear, and many services have come and …

Announcing The Blind Podmaker. By blind podcasters, for blind podcasters Read more »

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. Is that one on a Tuis billboard yet? We increasingly understand that words matter and can re-enforce or alter perceptions. Thankfully, most people find it distasteful at …

Ableist language from a Government minister on our public broadcaster. Disabled New Zealanders deserve better Read more »

We are so fortunate that during this global COVID-19 pandemic, Zoom has been adopted as the tool of choice for keeping us connected. If a less accessible alternative had been chosen, blind people would have found this time even more …

My Zoom book, “Meet Me Accessibly”, to be withdrawn on 30 September Read more »