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Pandemic experiences, “Are you disabled?” and the history of screen readers

Back in July, Sabina Ionescu published a lot of different responses from people in the WordPress community to questions about the impact of the pandemic on them. I missed it then, but it’s still relevant and worth reading.

Some other things I’ve enjoyed but haven’t slipped into a post yet:

Joanne Limburg discusses the agonizing and awful, inadequate disability/disabled questions that come with job applications, government forms, etc.:

Do you consider yourself to be a disabled person?

Yes: ☐ No: ☐Prefer not to say: ☐

The history of screen readers is incredible! Sheon Han tells their hidden story and how “blind programmers have been creating the tools their community needs” β€” for decades.