GW Micro Presents the BookSense DS

The BookSense DS is the only book player to have an OLED (organic light emitting diode) display.  An OLED display can be used to produce higher contrast ratios to help those with low vision.  This new device has the accessibility to read books and word documents, play music, read DAISY textbooks, and play material from […]

Assistive Technology Helps ESL Students

A 4th grade teacher in Montgomery Public Schools in Maryland found a struggle between what her students were expected to gain from reading and what they actually understood.  She found the biggest challenge to be apparent among the English Language Learners and English as a Second Language Learners in that they were able to read […]

FREE Accessibility Webinar

Hans Hillen from TPG is presenting a Flex Accessibility Webinar in conjunction with Adobe. What: A FREE Adobe Flex Accessibility Webinar When: July 21, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. EST Where: To attend, simply join in the meeting room at, no registration or password required. Captions will be available during the webinar. You can visit […]

Accessible Paths at 100 Acres

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the 100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park at the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA).  According to the museum, “100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park is one of the largest museum art parks in the country, and the only one to feature […]

A National Conference on Autism & Employment

Bringing the Autism and Vocational Rehabilitation Communities Together What: Autism Works National Conference When: March 3-4, 2011 Where: Sheraton Westport Hotel, St. Louis, MO Why: The Autism Works National Conference is bringing these two powerful constituencies together to learn from each other and to improve employment opportunities for adults with autism. Topics Include: Understanding the […]

FREE Assistive Technology Conference, Hosted by the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads

What: A FREE assistive technology conference with more than 50 assistive technology vendors and more than 30 hours of educational sessions and presentations. When: July 29 and 30, 2010 Where: Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Indiana Topics Include: Augmentative Communication Aging Employment Education Independent Living Policy and Implementation Recreation Research and Web Visit the INDATA website […]