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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 July 2002 Issue  Volume 3  Number 4

In This Issue

Editor's Page

CSUN 2002

This Conference Report is a close-up view of the annual Technology and Persons with Disabilities conference, hosted by the California State University at Northridge Center on Disability–Deborah Kendrick and Jay Leventhal

How Accessible Is Windows XP?

A follow-up to AccessWorld's overview of Windows XP, this Product Evaluation examines Microsoft's newest operating system in more detail–Joseph Lazzaro

Braille on Display: The ALVA Satellite Traveler and the Braille Star

This Product Evaluation compares two of the newest braille displays on the market, from Alva Access Group and Pulse Data HumanWare—Jim Denham

Networking at Lunch (Part 2)

This follow-up article on how to build a home computer network answers the questions: How do I select and install the hardware? and How do I share files and printers?–Jim Kutsch

Going to the Dogs Doesn't Mean a Life Without Computer Access

This article shows how dog guide schools are responding to consumers' need to access assistive technology while they are training–Deborah Kendrick

Assistive Technology Specialist Competencies

This article investigates why there are shortages of assistive technology trainers and what can be done about it–Anthony R. Candela



Entire Issue

Editor in Chief Jay Leventhal
Contributing Editors Paul Schroeder, Senior Editor
Crista Earl
Deborah Kendrick
Mark Uslan
Executive Editor Sharon Shively

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