Archive for the ‘Accessible software’ Category

November Notes

AFB’s Family Connect website has been updated. Take a look, there are some great resources for parents:  http://www.familyconnect.org/parentsitehome.aspx WAGR SYNDROME:  WAGR syndrome/11p deletion syndrome is a rare genetic syndrome in which th…

Catching April…

All Things Tech: Bookshare Representative: Matt Sauthoff is now the Outreach Coordinator for ESC Regions 6, 7, 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20. Matt has been part of the Bookshare project since its inception in April 2011 and enjoys demonstrating the ways that t…

February Musings…

Don’t forget Black History Month! The Described and Captioned Media Program has a link to “Blindness and Black History” as well as material on their site . Sign up for their free newsletter with all the details: info@dcmp.org VIP So…

Tech Updates

From the NFB AT Access blog:  Reviews of new tablets at http://nfb.org/at-blog The new Microsoft Surface RT tablet accesses Narrator, which is improved over Windows 7, but they note “is just not robust enough”. Magnifier is built-in wit…

New Updates from Bookshare

Product Updates—Book Formats for Everyone! Bookshare is continuing to expand the ways you can read Bookshare books by providing new book formats. In addition to the original formats (DAISY Text and Braille Ready Format (BRF)), they introduced two …

Access 2 Science: STEM

Four scientists who are blind recently collaborated to launch  Access2science.com, a site to promote involvement in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) areas by people with disabilities.  It is full of great resources you can share with…

Have You Heard of Blio?

Excerpt taken from March 2011 issue of the Braille Monitor.  Written by Marc Maurer (full article can be accessed at http://www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm11/bm1103/bm110308.htm According to the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific, and…

Accessible Online Games

The All Abilities ePlayground is an online space offering fun and games for children of ALL abilities.http://www.allabilitiesplay ground.net.au/index.html  

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