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In the Spotlight

Friday, June 1, 2012

Disability Tip of the Week


How often do you use a device like a smartphone, ipad or ipod?  For many people, these have become essential for daily life, but for people who are blind or have visual impairments, these technologies can be difficult to operate. Are the accessibility features keeping up with new technology? 
 
·         Here is a video of a person who is blind using a Refreshable Braille Display with an iphone:
 
·         Screen reader software is also important for people with visual impairments to access phones and other devices.
 
·         Here are some other ways apple products are accessible:
 
·         Here is an event taking place this weekend in Seattle about disability and technology:
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