Breaking Barriers in Comedy: An Interview with Ahren Belisle

In this episode of Access Tech Live, we are joined by comedian Ahren Belisle, who has cerebral palsy and uses a smartphone to speak. Ahren shares with us how he uses an iPhone app to deliver his jokes on stage, his writing process, and the increasing representation of disabled comedians in the industry. He also offers his perspective on controversial jokes and cancel culture. The conversation emphasizes the significance of accessibility in comedy and the necessity of creating opportunities for disabled performers. The All Access Comedy special, featuring Ahren and other comedians with disabilities, is available now on