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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 January 2005 Issue  Volume 6  Number 1

In This Issue . . .

Editor's Page

Letters to the Editor

The Next Generation: A Review of Personal Digital Assistants, Part 1

Packed with features and numerous options for connecting with other devices, these small products can play a large role in organizing your life--Jim Denham, Jay Leventhal, and Heather McComas

A Packed Day with My PAC Mate

Find out how a high school student who is blind keeps up with peers who seem to have been born clutching a cell phone--Kolby Garrison

Science Is Golden: Interviews with Four Scientists Who Are Visually Impaired

The stories of an oceanographer, an astronomer, a physicist, and a chemist show that when it comes to employment for people who are blind or visually impaired, the sky is the limit--Janet Ingber

More than a Perkins Brailler: A Review of the Mountbatten Brailler, Part 1

It's a brailler, it's a printer, and more. Read the first part of an in-depth examination of this multifaceted device--Frances Mary D'Andrea

Diabetes Management and Visual Impairment: Are People Aware of Accessible Home Blood Pressure Monitors?

Why aren't more diabetics with visual impairments using accessible devices to monitor their medical conditions? This article presents one answer--Taine Duncan and Darren Burton

On the Move with MuVo

This tiny, accessible MP3 player is a good option for taking your music and audio books on the road with you--Deborah Kendrick

The Assistive Technology Act of 2004

Thinking of buying a new CCTV or braille printer? Read about the leading source of financial assistance for assistive technology--Joy Relton

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Editor in Chief Jay Leventhal
Contributing Editors Paul Schroeder, Founding Editor
Deborah Kendrick, Senior Features Editor
Crista Earl
Mark Uslan
Managing Editor Ellen Bilofsky
Associate Editor Rebecca Burrichter

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Copyright © 2005 American Foundation for the Blind. All rights reserved. AccessWorld is a trademark of the American Foundation for the Blind.

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