September 20, 2006

Techno–enabled

In the ‘Sociel Model’ of disability, people do not ‘own’ a disability – it is not part of them. They ‘own’ an impairment but the disability is a result of a mismatch between the ‘society’ in which they are trying to operate.

Disabilities are overcome when the person with the impairment and the ‘society’ work together to make it happen.

Now in our techno- enhanved world, acees to the information infrastructure is essential for everybody to operate properly. If the infrastrucure is not available, we are all disabled.

More specifically, we need an email system that works….


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