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And we haven’t yet touched on situational disabilities. A situational disability is one in which a person who would otherwise be able to interact with your ebook is in a position in which they can’t, or find themselves facing the same limitations. For example:

  • someone trying to read on a cell phone will gain an appreciation for the difficulty of reading small sections of prose at a time, as someone with low vision experiences when reading using zooming software;

  • someone attempting to read on their deck on a bright summ...


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Yes! Most of us have encountered situational reading problems. And AT can help general able-bodied users. How many people know they can enable the TTS on their phone to read them a newspaper article while they're cooking dinner?