Ron McCallum:
How technology allowed me to read

TEDxSydney · 15:44 · Filmed Jul 2013
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Months after he was born, in 1948, Ron McCallum became blind. In this charming, moving talk, he shows how he reads — and celebrates the progression of clever tools and adaptive computer technologies that make it possible. With their help, and the help of volunteers, he's become a lawyer, an academic, and, most of all, a voracious reader. Welcome to the blind reading revolution.

Labor lawyer and activist
Blind almost since birth, Ron McCallum is one of Australia's most respected legal scholars, and an activist on behalf of disabled people around the globe. Full bio
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxSydney, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.

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