The day I learned I was deaf

Family photo of the author at age 7

About 25 percent of adults in the United States have some sort of disability, and I’m one of them. Most of us use some sort of digital technology, and most of us encounter difficulty using that technology. When I say “most of us,” I mean most everybody, not just people who have cognitive, physical or sensory challenges.

In addition to having a disability, I’m also a student of digital accessibility, which I like…