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Blind Abilities Podcast App

Blind Abilities produces podcasts and blogs dealing with accessibility, technologies, devices and enhancing opportunities in the job market for visual impaired...
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JAWS and MAGic Student Edition Available on Quota Soon!

UPDATE: JAWS and MAGic Student Editions are now available on Federal Quota funds! APH recently announced that JAWS and MAGic Student Editions will be available...
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College Success

High school students often have teachers of the visually impaired and/or parents who problem solve and run interference for them; however, in college, advocacy...
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Ride Sharing Apps: Uber and Lyft

Need a ride?  Use your smart phone to find a ride in minutes.  With a simple tap of a button, a nearby community driver will pick you up! For basic information...
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How to Read Math Equations with a Screen Reader on a Windows Computer

In this video, Brice demonstrates the basic commands used to navigate math equations on a Windows machine running NVDA.  The same principles apply when using...
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Big Changes Coming to the SAT: New Test debuts in March

High school students planning to take the SAT this March can expect some major changes. The redesigned college admission test is being called "one of the...
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Kaleigh's Favorite Apps

Between all my devices, I use many apps (applications). However, some awesome apps of mine are all things Google & Google Drive, JAWS & NVDA, and Adobe...
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Indoor Navigation at the NC Museum Of Natural Sciences

Bluetooth iBeacons to increase accessibility for people who are blind or visually impaired. The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences continues to broaden...
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Using Third-Party GPS Apps in Conjunction with BlindSquare

BlindSquare can be used in conjunction with number third-party apps offering turn-by-turn directions. This allows you to use the navigation app best meeting...
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Orion TI30XS Multiview Talking Scientific Calculator

This calculator is an excellent little device for doing any level of math, up to and including advanced trigonometry (trig) functions. Karl Belanger shares the...
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The Blackboard Online Coursework and Learning Environment

Blackboard is a Web service used by many colleges to provide course materials, send out announcements, post grades and administer tests.  This article looks at...
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NFB Newsline: iOS app

Read the New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today and other national and international news sources on iOS device using the NFB Newsline Mobile app!  Check...
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How Colleges Help Visually Impaired Students Succeed

  Affordable Colleges Online has created a guide to help prospective college students with visual impairments.  This guide covers a variety of college topics...

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