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Could a Video Game be the Key to Improving Functional Vision for Children with Vision Disabilities?

By Mark Miller on November 5, 2014

A team of neuroscientist and video game designers from the University of Lincoln, UK and the WESC Foundation, a leading specialist school for children with disabilities in the UK, have been testing a new computer game which may help some children with disabilities lead independent lives.  The game called Eyelander is designed to improve the functional vision of children who have vision disabilities related to brain injury.

Improved Accessibility in iOS 8

By Rosemary Musachio on September 23, 2014

by Mark Miller and Rosemary Musachio In our June blog post iOS 8 Accessibility Features Delivers in the Details, we gave you a sneak peek at the Accessibility features of iOS8 like improved zoom, greyscale, and a Braille keyboard.  If you’re an iPhone and/or iPad owner prepare to do a little dance and giggle with device in hand, iOS8 has...

Volume 2, Episode 5: Live from Accessibility Boston

By Mark Miller on June 27, 2014

"I.A.P. Logo"

The IAP broadcast live from the 2014 Boston Accessibility Conference held May 10th at the IBM Innovation Center. Mark talk’s to conference attendees Amy Ruell, the president of VIBUG, Lindsay Yazzolino, a research program coordinator at a cognitive neuroscience lab at Massachusetts Eye and Ear infirmary, and the Key note speaker Judy Brewer, who is the web Accessibility Initiative...