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 […]

Perkins Smart Brailler

The SMART Brailler is the long-awaited development of the Perkins Brailler from a low-technology classic to a high-technology learning and teaching device.  Developed by Perkins Products and Product Development Technology (PDT) with support from the American Printing House for the Blind, the SMART Brailler opens the door to a new, more intuitive way for individuals, […]

BlindSquare: Using Assistive Tech to Get Around

With recent advancements in assistive technology, many individuals with disabilities are able to live more independently.  However, visually impaired or blind individuals may still have difficulty getting from place to place.  BlindSquare is an application available on iPhones and iPads, designed for visually impaired or blind users to be able to get around independently.  It […]

More IRS Aid for People with Disabilities

Previously, the INDATA blog featured a post that outlined the different services and paperwork for individuals with disabilities provided by the Internal Revenue Service. Thankfully, the IRS continues to help those same individuals throughout the entirety of the tax season. The following is an article published by The American Foundation for the Blind about the […]