Apple’s mobile products are opening up new opportunities for people who are customarily denied at least some of the chances many of us take for granted.
Researchers are using Apple’s mobile products to run electronic speech generation apps; testing these beside sign language and use of images to comminicate.
It wasn’t so long ago visually-impaired folk were completely locked-out of the technology revolution: now, armed with [an Apple] smartphone they have many more options than before.
There is no better reason to not do something
There is no better reason to try
There is no better reason to fight
Against tyranny and strife
Removal is often the goal
Removal is often the challenge
Removal is often not enough
To completely fix what hangs in the balance
But it can bring about great change
But it can bring light
But it can bring great joys
In the darkness of the night
And so I live with friction
And so I live with what is hard
And so I live with what I love
But I stay upon my guard