safeandsilent (blog)

My external blog safeandsilent includes a number of blog posts related to my experience as a deaf academic, deafness, and use of technology purported to assist, adapt, or help. Be advised that it is not academic writing and uses my “activist voice”.

Author: Kathryn Woodcock

Dr. Kathryn Woodcock is Professor at Toronto Metropolitan University, teaching, researching, and consulting in the area of human factors engineering / ergonomics particularly applied to amusement rides and attractions (, and to broader occupational and public safety issues of performance, error, investigation and inspection, and to disability and accessibility.