March 20, 2019

The American Council of the Blind Joins with Google to Conduct Assistive Technology Survey

The American Council of the Blind and Google are conducting a survey to gather information about computer Usage and Assistive Technology by blind and visually impaired persons. The survey can be completed on the web or by phone and will be used to better understand how blind users interact with the web. Survey respondents will be asked to describe which assistive technology tools they use to access the web and how they make decisions to change or upgrade these tools.

“At Google we’re committed to making our products accessible and we’re currently hard at work making improvements,” said Alan Eustace, Senior Vice President of Knowledge at Google. “By connecting with American Council of the Blind members, we hope to gain valuable insight into how the blind use the Internet and how their needs are evolving with technology.”

The survey is available now and will run through the middle of September.