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Data presentation has been an ongoing issue for accessibility, especially with very visual formats such as maps and graphs. This has been emphasized by the COVID-19 pandemic, where a lot of the information available about the situation is shared through iframe displays of data analysis centers, such as the CDC.   Last month, I listened to […]

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Hey guys, Today I want to discuss an important but often overlooked aspect of social media: Is what your posting accessible to the blind and low vision community? Are ALL individuals able to experience your post how it is intended, regardless of visual impairment? Just like sighted people, blind and visually impaired people use social […]

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GPS SmartSole Hi guys, Today, I wanted to introduce and highlight the GPS SmartSole by GTX Corporation.  This particular device is intended to act as tracking system for individuals with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.  However, after spending a little while thinking about the usefulness of this product, it could definitely be utilized with individuals with […]

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Ever thought  “there should be an app to do that!”? Well, now’s your chance to meet with Apple & Google to learn all about how to make that app you always dreamed about, and more importantly, how to make it accessibly. Hold the dates for NFB’s upcoming conference “Teaching Access Technology Using Structured Discovery Techniques” […]

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This week I wanted to share out a product from my home (the United Kingdom).  The Sound Shirt is a wearable haptic device that has been designed for deaf and hard of hearing people to feel the music.  The device is made by Cute Circuit based in London. This particular shirt features 30 micro-actuators embedded […]

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How much do you know about deaf people? Whether you’re an ASL student, a teacher or coworker of a deaf person, about to hire a deaf employee, or just plain curious, it’s worth taking some time to understand what it means to be deaf and how to interact with deaf people. If only there was an easy […]

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