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Consumer Highlight: Karolina Shiroka

Karolina Shiroka was born in Albania. Her family moved to Macedonia and then to Croatia where she finished high school. After finishing high school, she worked at the post office. In her 20’s, she moved to Indianapolis for her arranged marriage to a man who was from Albania, but had lived in Indianapolis for several […]

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AM415 – Mezzo Focus 16 Compact Desktop Video Magnifier

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! If you or a loved one are in the market for a new desktop video magnifier, […]

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Consumer Highlight: Candy Sherd

Candy Sherd was diagnosed with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease in 2006 after having spinal meningitis in 2004. VKH is a rare disorder that causes a rapid loss of vision. Knowing that she would have progressive vision loss, Candy started preparing and made large prints of things such as important documents and her favorite recipes. Candy is […]