New Microsoft Accessibility Website

Microsoft is pleased to announce the new Microsoft Accessibility Website which was recently redesigned and released.  A key goal of the website is to make it easier to find information either by product name or by type of content such as Tutorials, Guides, and Centers. The website features information about different types of assistive technology […]

Accessibility features for IBM Lotus Symphony

IBM Lotus Symphony software is an office suite for creating, editing, and sharing word processing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.  The software is available free of charge, and offers accessibility features to support individuals with disabilities. Accessibility features help users with disabilities to use information technology products successfully.  The following list provides more information about the […]

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 http://seminars.adobe.acrobat.com/a11y, no registration or password required. Captions will be available during the webinar. You can visit […]

New Readability Tool Built Into Safari 5

Readers, a new feature of Safari 5, removes visual distractions from Web pages.  These distractions can be difficult for people with cognitive disabilities or anyone that gets distracted by many advertisements and images strung along the outskirts of a webpage. Safari Reader removes advertisements and other visual distractions from online articles.  This enables the reader […]

Indiana University Helps Students with Disabilities Succeed

The Indiana University School of Continuing Studies (SCS) distance education program offers opportunities for people with disabilities to further their education outside a traditional classroom.  The distance-learning program helps students to achieve their high school or higher education academic goals through online courses and one-on-one support from instructors and staff. SCS offers: Two general studies […]

Apple iPhone 4 Shows New Accessibility Features

As Apple launches their iPhone 4, new accessibility features will be available to help people with disabilities.  Accessibility features provide support for vision, hearing, and physical and motor skill disabilities.  The following are some of the new accessibility features that the new Apple iPhone 4 will provide: Screen Reading with VoiceOver: Instead of memorizing keyboard […]