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The July 2018 issue of AccessWorld contains a review of the ScratchPad feature in the latest Focus Braille displays, a discussion of progress made by SAS Accessibility for reviewing charts and graphs, a review of LVI's MagniLink Zip Video Magnifier, an examination of Pinterest's efforts toward accessibility to date, an elucidation of the recently announced partnership between VFO and Computers for the Blind, and a review of the book, 'Book Review: Writing Your Way: Composing and Editing on an iPhone or iPad', by Judy Dixon, which is available from National Braille Press and the National Library Service for the Blind: http://www.afb.org/afbpress/pubnew.asp
Recorded interviews from the NFB and ACB conventions are gradually appearing online. At present, nearly 20 inverviews are available on the Blind Bargains audio and podcast page: https://blindbargains.com/audio/
From Italy comes Diblos, a free, accessible, multi-faceted word processor for creating print or Braille documents, MP3 or DAISY files. The interface is available in Croatian, Spanish, French, and Portuguese as well as English and Italian: http://www.digrande.it/download.asp
Writer Opportunities is an announcement only email list that posts grants for writers, freelance writing opportunities, residencies for writers that offer financial aid to attend, and free contests. You can join with a blank message to: firstname.lastname@example.org
JAWS Inspect - Your Visual Resource for Accessibility Testing - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store http://bit.ly/2M9vvUZ
If you are employed by, or lead an Organization committed to providing manual, accessibility test services for web content using the JAWS screenreader, but your testing and developer teams have individuals who are not JAWS users, then the newly released JAWS Inspect Solution is your missing ingredient for optimizing your test processes while maximizing your accessibility efforts ...
Introducing ARC, Your Agile and Affordable Path to Accessibility - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store http://bit.ly/2ueyjtk
Whether you are a novice to accessibility or a seasoned pro, sometimes your best start to accessibility is to let technology do some of the heavy lifting. Designers, developers and testers dealing with an accessibility project or program are looking ...
Welcome to OWAC! Operating Within A Cloud! 'OWAC: Where The Sky's The Limit!' - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store
OWAC Onsite = $1,000.00 USD + Pre-approved travel expenses. | OWAC Remote = $500.00 USD http://bit.ly/OWAC-HTML
The OWAC Professional Development Workshop marries decades of assistive technology know-how with the fast-paced expectations of a predominantly sighted world. Are you serving students ...
'iOS in the Classroom: A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments, iOS 9 Edition' Authored By Larry L. Lewis, Jr., President, Flying Blind LLC, and Published by AFB Press - AFB Online Store
Paperback: $29.95 | Online: $17.95 | ePUB: $20.95 | Kindle: $20.95 http://bit.ly/iOS9-ITC-AFB-FBLLC
This book represents a 'must have' for any direct service provider working with vision impaired consumers who are using iOS technology within their educational or pre-vocational settings ...
Silver Indoor Outdoor Talking Thermometer for $16.95 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store http://bit.ly/1HHaM7I
Indoor and outdoor temperature spoken at the touch of a button, Fahrenheit or Celsius, volume control and on/off switch. LCD visual display can show either indoor or outdoor temperature ...
Large Print Address Book for $16.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store http://bit.ly/1Q1LZxC
Spiral bound book. Holds up to 500 address listings. Three address listings per page. Includes 20/20 pen. Durable covers with inside front and back pockets. Alphabetical tabs and ample room ...
Large Print Check Register for $8.75 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store http://bit.ly/1TmcA6r
Spiral bound register helps keep better control of check recording. Contains spaces for 14 entries per full page. Size: 5" x 9" ...
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