The iPad was meant to revolutionize accessibility. What happened?

augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) technology prompted this response: “It’s essential to differentiate between what technology can and cannot do,” Savarese wrote. “Imagining that technology alone can liberate us is a bit shortsighted and, in some ways, disabling. Technology is best used not as a cure-all but as a tool that we can use to support our own liberation toward full humanity.” Savarese emphasized that liberation and communication require more than any one device: “All too often we become fixated on individual tools rather than on the broader contexts of community, culture, and change that are necessary to foster freedom of speech and thought among all people, including those who are autistic or otherwise disabled.”

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