The INDATA Project is happy to announce that starting this week, we will present a blog post every Monday that features a “Tech Tip” video. These Tech Tips will introduce various assistive technology devices with brief demonstrations. Below is our first video discussing the benefits of the Livescribe Pen. To access Closed Captioning, roll your […]
We received some very useful feedback on our recent post Digital Books and Media: Access for Visually Impaired. Here are a few more resources to add to the list, as well as an update.* ReadHowYouWant – This organization works to convert text into large print, braille, and DAISY formats. They have teamed up with over […]
WHAT: Webinar “What you need to know before purchasing and successfully Eyes-Free and/or Screenreader Enabling an Android Smartphone” WHEN: January 20, 2010 at 2 PM Eastern WHO: Presented by Steve Jacobs, CEO of Apps4Android and President of IDEAL Group, Inc. COST: Free! To register, visit this EASI Webinar form. Why: Apps4Android is an IDEAL Group subsidiary corporation […]
A Learning Disability is a neurological disorder that affects the way a person learns, making it difficult to process information. Some common problems associated with learning disabilities include difficulty in reading, writing, speaking, grasping math concepts, and language comprehension. According to LD Online, fifteen percent of the U.S. population, or one in seven Americans, has some […]
Recently I’ve noticed that large businesses have been adding accessibility or disability sections to their websites. One really good example is AT&T’s commitment to disabilities page. Here you can see that AT&T has put some time and effort into making sure that they offer communication services such as phone and Internet to people that might […]
Thanks to organizations like Bookshare and Project Gutenberg, people who have trouble reading standard print now have numerous options for accessing their literature. Digital books and accessible media provide spoken-word recordings, translated books for several languages, e-descriptions, and more. Explore the resources below and learn about each projects’ accessibility.