As you may have guessed from the title, today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)! If you don’t know what GAAD is, it is “to get everyone thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different disabilities.” And, if you are coming to our site to learn about accessibility, you are in the right place! Interactive Accessibility...
Low Vision Posts
By Jeremy Curry
iOS has an accessibility feature to allow users to select their preferred text size. Some applications will respect this setting and change their text size appropriately, however, some do not. To change your preferred text size
Hans Wiberg, founder of Be My Eyes, joins Mark Miller to discuss the phenomenon of this new iPhone app that allows sited individuals to be the eyes for someone who is blind and needs a quick set of eyes.
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.
Kimberly Cline of AI Squared joins Mark on the IAP to discuss the ZoomText for Mac Release. Kimberly tells the story of starting ZoomText University and how it help both ZoomText users and to evangelize the product.
Aaron Leventhal from AI Squared joins us on the IAP for a great discussion about the assistive technology that is place right on the website - sitecues. Discover the innovation that went into this revolutionary approach. Show Notes & Links
CVS/pharmacy now provides ScripTalk prescription labels for home delivery from its online pharmacy, CVS.com. The talking label provides a safe and convenient way to access the information on prescription labels for individuals who have vision disabilities or are blind and cannot read standard labels. Customers who wish to listen to the information on the ScripTalk label can obtain a free ScripTalk reader from Envision America. More...