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  1. Sep 2020
    1. Conversations about feelings are usually expressed with gestures and proximity, which is difficult while accessing a computer.

      I do see how this would be difficult. It's almost like they feel blocked because they are not truly able to ever express anything by doing it themselves.

    2. Communicating with people by using assistive technology is complicated, but a casual environment offers opportunities.

      I believe it really does offer opportunities. For example the disabled person has the chance to speak then to not speak at all.

    3. Our technology is like a universal translator, driven by switches, eye gaze, and jerking screen touches.

      I think it is amazing that technology has this much power in order for people with disabilities to communicate.

    4. Nonverbal communication is complicated, even for "nonverbal" people.

      How do they get through this themselves?