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Category Archive for 'Blind/Low Vision Aids '

The NFB Center of Excellence in Nonvisual Access (CENA) to Education, Public Information, and Commerce, with support from the Maryland Department of Disabilities through a Non-Visual Access Initiative Grant, is pleased to offer the following Accessibility Boutiques (introductions to accessibility) free of charge and open to the public. The boutiques are held in person at […]

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The NFB Center of Excellence in Nonvisual Access (CENA) to Education, Public Information, and Commerce, with support from the Maryland Department of Disabilities through a Non-Visual Access Initiative Grant, is pleased to offer the following Accessibility Boutiques (introductions to accessibility) free of charge and open to the public. The boutiques are held in person at […]

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The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Center of Excellence in Nonvisual Access to Education, Public Information, and Commerce (CENA) will be hosting an eBooks and EPUB accessibility event on Thursday, March 23, 2017.  With the rapid adoption of EPUB 3, this event will look at creating and implementing accessible EPUB 3 in a variety […]

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Funding AT for K-12 Chris Gibbons, Smartbox Inc, Vice President of Education and Assessment Wednesday, January 11th, 2017  –  4:00pm to 5:00pm EST Assistive technology (AT) can change the lives of students with disabilities, helping them reach their full potential. Yet the rubber meets the road when it is time to pay for AT devices and services, […]

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Guest post contributed by Erin Swann, MSE, ATP, MDTAP The i.d. mate Galaxy is a talking barcode scanner with several features designed to help people with low vision. Using the i.d. mate Galaxy is a great way to identify objects with barcodes at home or in the community.  When a barcode is scanned, the name […]

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New in our AT Library, and available for demonstration (or loan via one of our iDevices)…   Nearby Explorer ($79.99) a full featured GPS app designed for use by people who are blind. Instead of just providing directions, it describes the environment in ways comparable to reading signage or observing road characteristics. It uses onboard maps, so a data […]

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