Each morning, before diving into the mess on my desk, I usually cruise my blog roll – an odd mix of marketing, technology and disability related posts. All three spheres were reeling with the sad news of Steve Jobs’ death this morning. The unanimous sentiment from the bloggers with disabilities, “Thank you for making my life better.”
Just yesterday at Advancing Opportunities, we had a classroom full of teachers taking our App Attack workshop. With iPads in front of them, they were discovering the device’s accessibility features and practicing with apps that make life and learning more accessible for people with all types of disabilities.
Every measure of independence gained with an Apple product is a tribute to his visionary genius. We will be celebrating his life for a long, long time to come.