I’ve been looking at screen readers today. It’s just one experience that I haven’t really investigated.
“Screen readers are software programs that allow blind or visually impaired users to read the text that is displayed on the computer screen with a speech synthesizer or braille display.” ref
Over two million people in the UK live with sight loss. That’s around one person in 30, yet businesses I’ve worked in don’t usually understand their needs.
As UX practitioners, we are uniquely positioned to take new perspectives of our designs and of our users.
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