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Getting More People With Disabilities Developing Technology Is Good for Everyone


Getting More People With Disabilities Developing Technology Is Good for Everyone

Many blind people use touch-screen smartphones every day. The secret is that smartphones have a screen reader that allows blind people to use their apps via a mix of gestures, taps, vibrations, and audio feedback.

More needs to be done to make technology accessible and inclusive.

It's not just a matter of fairness and inclusion. Accessible technology is generally better for everyone. An app or website that causes problems for a screen reader is likely to be more difficult than an accessible app or website for anyone to use because it will take more time or effort.

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