Dvorak keyboard layout on Mac

Some individuals using Mac computers often have trouble with the standard QWERTY keyboard layout.  An accessible alternative built-in to your Mac is the Dvorak layout, which puts the most frequently used keys right under your fingers, so you type with less finger movements needed. So would the Dvorak keyboard layout benefit you? First, according to ATMac, if […]

Brain Power: The Road to Rehabilitation

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing What do you know about traumatic brain injuries (TBI)? Did you know 5.3 million Americans live with a long-term disability as a result of TBI? TBI is a major cause of death and disability in the U.S., and those who survive a TBI can face effects lasting from a few […]

From Workplace to Showcase

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing It started out as a working lab, showing off assistive technology categorized by disability — for those individuals who are blind or vision-impaired; Deaf or Hard of Hearing; have mobility challenges; or learning or cognition challenges. Now, as the reality of the AT world is changing, the INDATA Project at […]

Saving Lives to Save Lives

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing About 30 percent of men and women who have spent time in war zones experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); many of those veterans also suffer from depression. And approximately 7.6 million companion animals enter animal shelters nationwide each year. Why not bring veterans and furry friends together with a program […]

Registration now open for FREE Web Accessibility Training for Developers

What: Web Accessibility Training for Developers When: December 10, 2014 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST Where: Online Registration: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/3257300260773286914 Description: Join renowned web accessibility professional Dennis Lembree in a full day of training. This webinar begins with a background on disability, guidelines and law. Many techniques for design and developing an accessible website are then […]

A Chance to Reach for the Stars

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing It’s a week-long camp giving visually-impaired students an experience that’s truly “out of this world.” Since it began in 1989, Space Camp for Interested Visually-Impaired Students (SCIVIS) has offered kids with special visual needs the chance to do everything Space Camp® has to offer — from learning how the space […]