Accessible Social

Alexa Heinrich
Helping digital marketers create a more inclusive online experience through social media content.
Created 25 Jan 2021
  • #17: November 2021
    02 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    This is going to be a long newsletter issue but stick with me. I think it’s worth it. Have you ever read The Giver by Lois Lowry? I feel like it was required reading for many kids in primary school. T...
  • #16: October 2021
    05 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    Let’s have a bit of a chat about being an ally. By the dictionary definition, an ally is, “one who is associated with another as a helper, a person or group that provides assistance and support in an ...
  • #15: September 2021
    07 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Two weeks ago, I started anti-anxiety meds. This is the first time in my life that I’ve taken any sort of medication to help me manage my mental health issues. I’ve been pretty open about the entire p...
  • #14: August 2021
    03 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
    I very recently had a conversation with a gentleman on LinkedIn who couldn’t understand why the deaf community was pushing so hard for captions to be added to Clubhouse. He said, “The whole platform i...
  • #13: July 2021
    05 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    One of the most common questions I get when people want to talk to me about accessibility is how I became an advocate. Most of the time I feel like people are expecting some Marvel-like origin story w...
  • #12: June 2021
    07 Jun 2021 • 3 min read
    I recently had a conversation with a good friend of mine about allyship and knowing your place when it comes to advocacy. Despite how passionate I am about educating others about digital accessibility...
  • #11: Making it up as I go
    03 May 2021 • 3 min read
    I have returned to fill your inbox with chaotic goodness. Taking April off from my normal content creation didn’t quite go as planned (Twitter owns my ass), but it still gave me room to think about ev...
  • #10: April is for rest
    29 Mar 2021 • 2 min read
    I feel like a lot of people will resonate with this statement, but holy shit am I tired. It’s not really tired in the sense that I need more sleep, but tired like my brain has been in overdrive for to...
  • #9: Destroy the monoliths
    22 Mar 2021 • 2 min read
    Today’s opening letter is less about accessibility specifically and more about inclusion as a whole. It’s about remembering that there is diversity within diversity. It’s about identifying monoliths a...
  • #8: It was a good week
    15 Mar 2021 • 2 min read
    Time is a very strange thing. I fully expected last week to feel horrible, especially considering it was the one-year anniversary of COVID-19 being declared a pandemic. But it actually didn’t feel too...
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