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You may have noticed that the buzz around braille is more prevalent these days. As I was asked this question during one of my presentations recently I thought I would muse about it on the blog and we can ponder it together.
Let m... Continue Reading: Why the Resurgence in Braille
Recently there has been a great deal of discussion in the news regarding braille and its use, or lack thereof. The storyline is that since screen reading software is available for computers and mobile devices, braille is in decline. the r... Continue Reading: Using Braille with Mobile Devices
This seems to be the month for pondering on everyday topics. Maybe it's the colder weather. You may recall my post on navigating winter terrain from a blindness perspective earlier this month. If you didn't see it you can check it out Continue Reading: Parenting with vision Loss
CNIB is embarking on a project to create a national digital hub that will enhance the current CNIB library services and broaden its reach to include all Canadians with a print disability.
You are invited to take part in a surve... Continue Reading: Survey On future Library services
Nowadays when we think of the term "APS" images of Apple products spring to mind. But these aren't the kind of APS we're talking about here. What I'm referring to is Accessible Pedestrian Signals. They allow a person who is blin... Continue Reading: Bring On More Apps!
Much has been written about using the iPhone and iPod touch with Voiceover, (Apple's built in screen reader), but not so much about the iPad. So I figured since I was fortunate enough to get my hands on one recently I'd share my experienc... Continue Reading: Test Driving The iPad 2 Using Voiceover
To commemorate World Braille Day which occurs annually on January 4, (Louis Braille's birthday) I thought we'd take a look at braille production and how it has evolved in recent years.
Braille transcription has always been a la... Continue Reading: World Braille Day
Yes, it's all about that elusive cash. Trouble is, when you are visually impaired, knowing what each bill is in your wallet can be a bit of a process. yes there are gadgets and software too out there that will read aloud your bill, though... Continue Reading: Show me the money!