How a wave of new tech products are making life easier for people with disabilities

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Source:  , USA TODAYPublished 5:00 a.m. ET Sept. 10, 2018 | Updated 5:53 p.m. ET Sept. 11, 2018


Retiree Douglas Wakefield is a tech enthusiast.

The 76-year-old begins a typical day by donning his Apple Watch and listening to its synthesized voice deliver the weather. Over coffee, the Arlington, Virginia, resident catches up on overnight news on his iPhone X and consumes books read out loud on topics like coding – his goal is to write apps for the iPhone.

Blind since birth, Wakefield has been taking advantage of features on the most popular tech devices and platforms that have made them more useful to people with disabilities.

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