Web Access Club
Web Access Club
Sep 26, 2022
Picking up unfamiliar tools
Play • 22 min

We can read about disabilities, and study inclusive design as much as we like. But that’s all just theory. One way to internalise and empathise how people with disabilities use technology, is by trying to use the assistive tech ourselves. 

In this episode, I’m going to share my experience playing around with assistive technologies; from using only a keyboard to navigate, to colour filters, to screen readers.


  • 00:00 - Intro
  • 02:44 - Keyboard
  • 05:50 - Different visual support
  • 11:07 - Screen reader
  • 18:29 - Assistive tech I’ve yet to try
  • 19:56 - Reflections
  • 21:46 - Outro

Videos of how to use Mac's built in assistive tech mentioned

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