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NBP References for Blind iOS Users

National Braille Press e-book iOS 7 Without the Eye by Jonathan Mosen

National Braille Press has expanded its line of iOS reference guides for readers who are blind or visually impaired. The latest book explores iOS 7 from the standpoint of one who uses VoiceOver, Apple's built-in screen reader.  

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ASL Video Dictionary App For iOS Devices and Android Tablets

The American Sign Language (ASL) Dictionary App for iOS and Android devices provides video definitions for over 5,200 signed words in a searchable list.

Texthelp Fluency Tutor™ for Google

Texthelp’s Fluency Tutor for Google is an assessment app enabling teachers to assign and score reading passages to monitor each student’s progress.

Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 for PC

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 supports built-in PC mics and expands voice recognition to web applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Outlook, and Chrome.

AccessaMed Digital Audio Prescription Label

The AccessaMed Digital Audio Prescription Label reads medication and dosage details aloud to persons with visual impairments, including seniors.

Expand Mobility & Independence with ADA Paratransit Services

Paratransit services provide accessible, low-cost transportation to persons with disabilities in many cities that have fixed-route bus systems.

Microsoft DisAbility Scholarship Helps Students Target Tech Careers

The Microsoft DisAbility Scholarship funds academic or vocational programs enabling high school seniors with disabilities to pursue technology careers.

Why You Need To Make PDFs Accessible – And At Scale

In this About Assistive Technology article, Shannon Kelly of Actuate Corporation discusses why organizations must make digital content accessible to all.

AFB Launches CareerConnect iOS App to Aid Blind Jobseekers

CareerConnect is a free iOS app that lets blind & visually impaired persons access the American Foundation for the Blind’s online employment resource.

Read&Write Gold for Mac Version 6

Read&Write GOLD for Mac 6 from Texthelp provides literacy support tools for Mac users who struggle with tasks associated with reading and writing.

Acrobat HD-Mini Makes Desktop CCTV Power Portable

The Enhanced Vision acrobat HD-mini video magnifier lets low-vision users enlarge text, images, and distant objects at work, school, or at home.

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