Celebrating 25 Years of the Americans With Disabilities Act With Apple

On July 26th the Americans with Disabilities Act will celebrate 25 years of reducing discriminatory barriers faced by us with disabilities. Joining in the celebration, Apple has released a special section on the iTunes App store, listing the top apps employed by individuals with various disabilities, like visual, hearing, mobility, and cognitive impairments. To access this list of apps on your iPhone or iPad, follow these steps:

  • Open up the App Store on your iOS device, or ask Siri to “Open the App Store.”
  • Make sure you are in the Featured tab, by selecting the Featured tab located at the bottom left corner of the screen.
  • Starting at the top left of the iOS device, swipe to the right until you here Accessibility: Celebrating 25 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

For a faster way to do this, click here.

To learn more about the Americans with Disabilities Act, here is a great podcast series from iTunes.