The Disability Dongle

Discusses technical solutionism indulged in by ablist people who seek to "solve" disability through (goofy) technologies.



My favorite part is the discussion of the cane used by blind and low-vision people:

"Blind and low-vision people have been using white canes for such a long time because they’re reliable, reasonably cost-effective tools that meet their needs."

I work at a tech school and there are so many people who think we need to innovate beyond this simple solution.


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@robertwgehl it's always funny to me, when tech people don't recognise technology, and assume it's somehow part of nature

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