Is this for blankety-blank real??? Apple has always focused on accessibility, and I’ve never heard Apple accused of anything like this before anywhere. They had accessibility features in mind since the Apple I, and went in gung ho with the original Mac.
Here’s the home page of the many helpful accessibility features on Apple’s website. They’ve got dedicated areas with loads of features for those with visual and motor handicaps. Apple Stores regularly offer classes and events for people with handicaps, and they have Geniuses trained in assisting people with disabilities. The education area offers features and services for Special Ed.
Developers are strongly encouraged to create accessible apps, and there are always accessibility plugs at every WWDC:
The 2016 WWDC featured a lengthy presentation by a deaf blind Harvard Law graduate and inclusion advocate:
They’ve run TV commercials, print and online ads and videos featuring handicapped people. Here are just two commercials that ran recently:
Last year they ran 14 online videos promoting Global Accessibility Awareness day:
Apple Watch has had a wheelchair mode since day one, and it offers, prompts and monitors exercise programs and tracks movements.
A handicapped relative loves the handicapped mode in her Apple Watch, and a quick search shows how much extra work the team did to develop it:
I will stop myself from ranting about this, but it is an issue I have felt strongly about ever since I was very young.