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Speaking of Smart Speakers

On Wednesday 1 PM Eastern AER Aging Division will be hosting a Water Cooler Discussion on Smart Speakers and the training opportunities they present to Vision Rehabilitation Professionals and their clients with vision loss. Here are some resources to accompany … Continue reading

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Day 31: 31 Days of Braille

Yee Hah!! This completes 31 Days of Braille! Here are all the posts for the month in one convenient place! I appreciated the contact from other folks relating to braille, and hope that by talking about it more, sharing ideas … Continue reading

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Day 30: 31 Days of Braille

Braille Training at no Cost How many times has the Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired been mentioned during the last 30 days? Hadley offers a correspondence course for individuals who are blind or visually impaired at no … Continue reading

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Day 29: 31 Days of Braille

Braille Can Be Fun! Not a braille reader myself, I never had any idea that reading braille could be done at the same speed or grace as reading print. As a low vision print reader, however, I am accustomed, at … Continue reading

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Day 28: 31 Days of Braille

The Holy Grail of Braille The phrase, “Holy Grail” of Braille was coined by a research team at University of Michigan School of Information and references at least two aspects of braille technology–the anticipated development of a tablet size braille … Continue reading

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Day 27: 31 Days of Braille

BrailleBlaster Converts Text to Braille Code Braille transcription software is not anything new, but it has been expensive in the past, Transcription software allows users to quickly convert a text document into braille code. It is very handy for educators, … Continue reading

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Day 26: 31 Days of Braille

Braille is Everywhere Thanks, in large part, to companies like Apple, who made a serious commitment to accessibility years ago as they developed the iOS products, braille is everywhere! Dig into the accessibility features on your iPhone, Android phone or … Continue reading

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Day 25: 31 Days of Braille

Braille With the iPad Wheneve I hear someone talk about braille being less relevant today, or that new technology will be the demise of braille, I think about how well many braille displays work with an iPad or iPhone, Android … Continue reading

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Day 24: 31 Days of Braille

Braille Music Notation Musical notation is rendered in braille code, in the same manner that it is rendered in print, for musicians who access it visually. Braille musical notation can be printed on paper, or read on an electronic refreshable … Continue reading

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Day 18: 31 Days of Braille

Luis Perez on Braille On a recent episode of the AT Banter podcast, Luis Perez, universal design advocate spoke about the value of braille. As with all their podcast interviews, this one was informative about the direction universal design was … Continue reading

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