Category Archives: E-Readers

Read an EBook Week

 The first week of March is Read an Ebook Week, so it’s the perfect time to celebrate how digital eBooks have transformed reading for those of us who find print difficult or impossible to read, with a vision loss. EBooks are … Continue reading

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Braille…What does it mean to you?

The Vision Rehab Podcast is a short monthly podcast about topics and issues related to vision rehabilitation therapists and vision rehab. You can also listen on your smart speaker, just ask for, “Vision Rehab Podcast.” Listen Now to Braiile…What does … Continue reading

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Five Great Reading Apps for Booklovers Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Electronic Access to Books Has changed Tablet computers like the iPad, Kindle Fire, and Samsung Galaxy have dramatically changed how we read. For individuals experiencing any type of vision loss, these devices have also increased the overall ease of access … Continue reading

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Bookshare Needs Our Help!

“They’re willing to screw all these blind people because it might have some theoretical policy significance in some other forum,” Jamie Love, Director of the advocacy group Knowledge Ecology International. Love’s comment quoted in Ars Technica article, was in response … Continue reading

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Kindle’s Accessible iOS App

Released on May 1, 2013, the new Kindle app for iOS utilizes the native accessibility built into Apple devices, VoiceOver to provide accessibility…finally! While this is welcome news, the real irony here, as the Assistive Technology Blog points out in … Continue reading

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How Do I Read That?

Steve Kelley, CVRT a vision rehab therapist at the Iris Network recently presented How Do I Read That, at the Northeast Chapter of the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (NEAER) professional conference, in Newport, … Continue reading

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AER Boston Conference E-Readers Presentation

Steve Kelley, CVRT (Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist) will be presenting E-readers at the New England AER Conference on August 13, 2011. For a copy of the presentation outline as a Word file click E-book_readers. For a copy of the comparison … Continue reading

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