A blind man’s view

Tommy Edison, aka “The Blind Film Critic,” has been blind all his life. Living in Connecticut and working as a radio traffic reporter and movie reviewer on the side, Edison is not afraid to do anything a person with sight would do, with even more energy and enthusiasm. His website hosts a collection of videos […]

Guest Blog: Braille is not just for the blind

Ana Ganahl is not blind, in fact, she can see just fine.  So why is this 12-year-old today’s guest blogger? Ana can read Braille. Her curiosity for Braille came from her interest in service dogs; Ana taught herself the simple alphabet using house hold materials.  Yes, she taught herself.  Ana said she looks forward to […]

Friday Podcast

Information from the INDATA Project is now available via podcast! Every Friday, the INDATA Project will release two podcasts featuring new assistive technology projects. The podcasts are available for viewing on the INDATA Project website and on iTunes. The “Assistive Technology Update” is a fast-paced weekly update for AT professionals and enthusiasts. The “Accessibility Minute” […]

Guide Dogs and Companions

They are man’s best friend to most, but to the blind and visually impaired, dogs can be much more. To people like Scott Hegle, dogs serve as trusted companions that guide them through the chaos of ordinary life, from flying to faraway cities or taking a walk around the neighborhood, guide dogs help blind and […]

Friday Podcast

Information from the INDATA Project is now available via podcast! Every Friday, the INDATA Project will release two podcasts featuring new assistive technology projects. The podcasts are available for viewing on the INDATA Project website and on iTunes. The “Assistive Technology Update” is a fast-paced weekly update for AT professionals and enthusiasts. The “Accessibility Minute” […]

Bringing art to life for the blind and visually impaired

The value of art goes beyond the paints, the colors, the canvas or the clay, the value of art is in the connection between the individual and the piece, no matter their physical ability. Art is about more than you can see. Visual arts can be a vital part of life for a visually impaired […]