Even More Recources for Visually Impaired: Digital Media Follow-Up

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 […]

Accessible Android Smart Phones

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 […]

Demo Day for Low Vision in Evansvillle

For the folks down or around Evansville, we’ve got another Demo Day coming your way.  The focus of this Demo Day is Low Vision assistive technology, and will take place on February 2, 2010.   Anyone interested in learning more about devices for the visually impaired can sign up for a half hour appointment. Some of […]

IBM Seeks Users of JAWS and Screen Readers

The IBM User Design Center is currently looking for individuals who use screen readers such as JAWS, computer keyboards without a mouse, or other alternative input devices to participate in usability testing.  The purpose of the testing is for IBM to evaluate how assistive technology work with their products. IBM is also seeking a participate […]

Low Vision Product Demo in Lafayette

INDATA is hosting a free demonstration day in Lafayette, Indiana on January 28. Attending a demo is easy! Simply contact Carol Girt, Loan Librarian, at cgirt@eastersealscrossroads.org or 888-466-1314 to schedule your free, half-hour appointment.  Carol will meet you at the Regenstrief Center on Purdue’s campus so you can get your hands on assistive technology relating […]

Assistive Technology Solutions for Learning Disabilities

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 […]