Everyone’s meeting online – via Zoom, Teams, Skype and FaceTime – the world has never been more connected. But how can you ensure that virtual meetings and video calls are accessible to blind and visually impaired people? AccessAble Champion Emma Purcell gives us her top tips on blind friendly video calls.
I Can’t See is a poem Emma wrote at school when she was 13 years old and still adjusting to her eye condition Acute Retinal Necrosis. Read on to view a copy of the poem and hear Emma read it aloud on YouTube.
Fifteen years ago, Emma was diagnosed with Acute Retinal Necrosis. She explains what it’s like to live with this frustrating, complex and rare eye condition.