8 more accessible gift ideas for those who are blind

In November 2014, our very own Nikol Prieto wrote about 10 accessible gift ideas for those with vision impairments.  The article has since become one of our most popular blogs of all time!  Because that article did so well, I wanted to provide you with even more options for your loved ones with visual impairments. […]

OrCam MyEye: See for Yourself

OrCam is a company focused on wearable technology to help people who are blind or have visual impairment better interact with the world around them through the concept of “artificial vision.” Their signature product is the MyEye, a miniature smart camera that sits on a normal eyeglasses frame, converting visual information into the spoken word. […]

BrailleNote Touch by Humanware

If you are a student or professional who is blind and seeking for a smart, accessible device to take notes, check out Humanware’s new BrailleNote Touch.  The company has noted the device to be, “The note taker of the future.” The BrailleNote Touch is the first certified Braille tablet providing access to the Google Play Store. […]

Express Your Voice by Casting Your Vote

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing The right to vote is a basic human right. It is one that has been fought for throughout U.S. history, and it gives each person the opportunity to voice his or her opinion in a meeting, discussion, debate or election campaign. And 2016 is an election year. A big one. […]

3 Watch Brands for Blind or Visually Impaired

Tick-tock.  Tick-tock.  Tick-tock.  The face clock upon my office’s wall is a constant clicking reminder of time passing; a reminder that there’s work to be done or lunch to be had, and eventually it’ll prompt me that it’s time to go home.  Once I’m home, my kitchen’s clock will hint when I should prepare dinner and eventually begin […]

Exploring Braille with Madilyn and Ruff

For young children with visual impairments, there are additional challenges in terms of child development.  Many experts believe that children with visual impairments develop more slowly than their peers, but now research proves there is just as much “variability in terms of when they acquire a skill.”  As is the case with other children, practicing skills as […]