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Being visually impaired in the age of technology
A busy city street full of vehicles and taxisAs a child with deteriorating sight, Michael Schuman was told to choose a career that didn’t require sight. He didn’t. He became a foreign correspondent and uses various forms of assistive technology to aid him in his travels and in his career. From zooming in on a taxi meter to using an iPad to read on long flights, technology allows Michael, and many with similar disabilities, access to tasks that could otherwise be nearly impossible.

Read through his article to learn more about his career and how he uses technology. 

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How Technology is Besting My Blindness

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