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National Homework Hotline for Blind or Visually Impaired Students: Part 2

The National Homework Hotline for Blind and Visually Impaired students (NHH-BVI) was created in response to the school closures due to COVID. (See Homework...
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Teacher-Created Resource Library!

Finding Solutions Students in today's classrooms are using digital educational materials - especially now with remote instruction, online courses and virtual...
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WEbAIM Screen Reader User Survey #8 Results

WebAIM is a non-profit organization with a mission to expand the potential of the web for people with disabilities by providing the knowledge, technical skills...
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Code Jumper: APH and Humanware International Partners

We are very pleased to be the chosen partner by the American Printing House for the Blind to distribute Code Jumper internationally outside of the US....
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Aira is now FREE!

Aira is a service that assists individuals who are visually impaired by interpreting visual information. Through the app, this service connects the visually...
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WebAIM Screen Reader Survey #8

Accessing the web is a critical component in today's classroom. WebAIM's goal is to help make the web more accessible to individuals with disabilities by...
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Be My Eyes: Microsoft Tech Support Story

Sam is a tech support agent at the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk, where he answers calls from customers who are blind or have low-vision calling through the...
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I Have VI Technology, Now What?

I had the pleasure of presenting at the 2019 DC/MD annual AER conference.  My presentation focused on common issues that TVIs and service providers faced when...
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Braille Me: new refreshable braille display

The Braille Me is a new smart braille display by Innovision Tech. This refreshable braille display is a 6-dot, 20-cell display with a Perkins style keyboard...
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Feelif Gamer GiveAway!

The Feelif Gamer is a a 5.2" Samsung Phone pre-loaded with two Feelif games of your choice (more games are available). The Feelif Gamer is a combination of...
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Universal Standard for Braille Displays

In this age of technology, braille displays are frequently connected to devices (computers, tablets and smart phones). Braille display manufacturers and...
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Seeing AI - Android Survey

Seeing AI is a free app developed by Microsoft that helps people with visual impairments get information about the objects and things around them using...
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WebAIM Screen Reader Survey #7 Results

Over the years, WebAim has facilitated surveys about the preferences of screen reader users. The 7th survey, which was done in October 2017, received 1,792...
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Microsoft Demonstrates Seeing AI App

Microsoft uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) in a research project to help people with visual impairments and blindness to better understand who and what is...
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BrailleNote Touch: Android braille tablet

HumanWare introduces the the BrailleNote Touch, the first Android all-in-one braille tablet providing Google Play access.  The Touch which has the power and...
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WebAIM: Screen Reader User Survey #6 Results

In July 2015, WebAIM conducted a screen reader survey with more than 25,000 participants.  This survey tracks historic trends of primary screen readers,...