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 […]

IRS Provides Assistance for People with Disabilities

Hundreds of the most popular federal tax forms and publications are available for download from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for individuals with a visual impairment. These products range from talking tax forms to Braille formats, and are accessible using screen reading software, refreshable Braille displays and voice recognition software. Click on the links below […]

Simple Solutions: Large Print Address Books and Calendars

For individuals who have low vision or a visual impairment, the successful completion of every day activities may require ingenuity and adjustments for ease of accessibility. This includes many tasks of daily life, including the organization and recording of  certain information. The print in traditional calendars, daily planners, bank account balance books and address books is often […]