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For this VoteTopic, voters celebrated International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPWD), which took place on 3rd December 2023. In the lessons, they considered the ways in which technology can improve accessibility for all, whilst exploring everyday tools found in our homes and communities, as well as future innovations that could improve our lives for the better.
"Many of us were on the fence about our decision but said no in the end as technology is not always the answer! Some people cannot afford it and therefore it can't be relied upon."
"If it wasn't for the technology, disabled people wouldn't have access to the things that they need, like wheelchairs and lifts."
"More support can be given in the real world rather than the artificial world. They should build more slopes so that disabled people can find it easier to access the community."