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Here at MDTAP, we always like a good game and that includes the classic card game UNO!  Recently, the game’s manufacturer ‘Mattel’ has launched an adapted version of the card game that is accessible for individuals with blindness.  Mattel has partnered with our friends at the National Federation for the Blind to create a new […]

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This week’s blog post on digital accessibility is focusing on how artificial intelligence can impact and improve digital accessibility for individuals with disabilities.  What is artificial intelligence? Artificial intelligence (AI) also known as machine intelligence is intelligence demonstrated by a machine (Poole, et al., (1998).  (A picture of Watson by IBM). The most readily identifiable […]

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I hope this new post finds you all well!  Wow, what a week a MDTAP — we have had a great time supporting our constituents.  Today’s post focuses on an iOS based application by the name of ‘Speechify.’  I have used the aforementioned app in my current role and in quite a bit in my […]

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Hi guys, I hope this post finds you all well!  This week’s post is a pretty exciting one – a great opportunity for university and community college professors involved in the field of accessibility, universal design and digital access.  Please check out the information below to learn more about this fantastic opportunity from the National […]

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Hey guys, Today marks the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  This landmark civil rights legislation prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in the public arena.   It’s been a busy and important week so far, but I wanted to bring you some exciting information on Apple’s continuation and further development of accessibility […]

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Hey guys, this week I am going to be chatting about the OrCam MyReader 2 and my initial impression. Well, I was at an accessibility event not so long ago and I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to demo this device. After my demo I had a chance to chat with their sales […]

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