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Smart phone or no smart phone? Pros and cons of the technology from blind and visually impaired users.
A woman wearing dark glasses holds an iPhone out to the cameraDo you use a smart phone to assist in your daily life? Or are you reluctant to make the switch to an iPhone or other smart phone, remaining with the older models of cell phones?

In this article, four peer advisors from Vision Aware discuss their reasons for using, or not using a smart phone. Some share their experiences on how this technology helps them in daily life, highlighting apps for mobility and voice over assistance that aid with independence. Others discuss why they haven’t adopted a smart phone and don’t intend to. 

If you’re on the fence about getting an iPhone or other type of smart phone, the thoughts in the article might help to clarify some of your questions.

What do you think about using a smart phone to help with independence? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

Insights about Using an iPhone: Pros and Cons for Blind and Visually Impaired Users

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