• Apple Highlights How iPhone Allows Blind Veteran and Surfboarder Scott Leason to Live Independently

    3 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple today shared a story about how the iPhone's accessibility features enable blind veteran and surfboarder Scott Leason to live independently.
    Scott Leason surfboards at Mission Beach
    A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Leason was blinded in 1993 after seven years of service. After years of adapting to his new normal, he received an iPhone 5 in 2012, along with training from Sarah T. Majidzadeh, assistant chief of blind rehabilitation at the Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center in Long Beach, California.
    Leason is one of many individuals who are blind or have low vision who rely on the iPhone's...
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  • Apple celebrates VoiceOver success with story of blind veteran surfer

    Apple celebrates VoiceOver success with story of blind veteran surfer

    3 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Apple has today said that its accessibility feature VoiceOver is helping more blind people to read than any competing system.
    More people in the blind community now use VoiceOver than any other mobile screen-reading software combined.
    As an illustration of the power of the technology to assisted blind and partially-sighted customers, Apple tells the story of Scott Leason, a blind veteran who regularly surfs off San Diego's Mission Beach...
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