Microsoft Accessibility Training April 23

Easter Seals Crossroads is one of 26 Microsoft Accessibility Resource Centers (MARC) in the United States, and the only one in Indiana.  This center provides quarterly trainings on how to use the accessibility features built into Microsoft.  These features were designed with consideration towards disabilities such as low vision, wrist injury, and hearing loss. The next training […]

Accessible Movie Theaters

Going to see a movie is a great way to spend an evening with friends, family, or a date.  The cushioned seats, dark surroundings, smell of popcorn, and in-your-face large movie screen have a way of capturing your undivided attention and exciting the senses.  Theaters across the nation have continually improved conditions to try and […]

Communication for Deafblind Individuals

If you read this blog regularly, you have probably read a lot of articles about computer access for individuals who are blind, such as this one on CAPTCHAs, digital books, information on web site accessibility with IBM, voice over options on the iPhone, and many more. You might have also read about technologies for people […]

INARF Conference March 10-12

This year’s INARF Conference is titled INARF 2.0: Intellectual Stimulus Package. The event will be held at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel and Suites from March 10-12, and 29 exhibitors will be present. Participants can expect to network with over 500 of their peers, increase their knowledge through various education sessions, and learn about products and […]

Product Review: VictorReader Stream

The VictorReader Stream is a portable DAISY player about the size of a pack of playing cards.  It has an SD card for storing books, files, music, voice recordings, and podcasts.  You can download your books and MP3s or transport them via USB.  The Stream is completely voice-guided for the visually impaired. Sounds great!  Let’s […]