What Apple’s education announcement means for accessibility

At many levels, special education classrooms do not function in a way that’s conducive to Apple’s vision for learning at this time, writes Steven Aquino. In the moderate-to-severe early childhood (Pre-K) classrooms I worked in for close to a decade, the structure was such that most, if not all, activities were augmented by a heavy dose of adult support. Furthermore, most of our students were pulled out of class at certain times for additional services such as speech services and physical/occupational therapy sessions. In short, there were no lectures or essay prompts anywhere. This is where accessibility comes in.

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