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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 July 2006 Issue  Volume 7  Number 4

In This Issue . . .

Editor's Page

Letters to the Editor

Diabetes and Visual Impairment: Are Insulin Pens Accessible?

Insulin pens are handy, discreet and less painful than syringes. Are they accessible?--Darren Burton and Mark Uslan

"Is This for Here or to Go?" A Series on Portable, Laptop-Compatible Video Magnifiers, Part 2

We evaluate another portable CCTV that connects with laptops--Lee Huffman

More Than One Way to Read: A Review of Kurzweil 1000 and OpenBook

We try out the latest versions of the two leading optical character recognition software packages--Brad Hodges

Figure It Out: A Review of Virtual Pencil Arithmetic and Virtual Pencil Algebra from Henter Math

We sum up two programs that will add to your ability to do math--Janet Ingber

Can You Get the Music? A Review of Music Download Sites

Have some relaxing music playing in the background as you read about these challenging sites--Janet Ingber

Accessing the Machine: Two Solutions for Using Large, Multifunctional Copy Machines

We test two accessibility solutions--Darren Burton and Lee Huffman

Play All Day with Playaway

It's a simple device that holds a single book. No one can read just one--Deborah Kendrick

Legends and Pioneers of Blindness Assistive Technology, Part 1

Learn about the people who blazed the trail in assistive technology-- Anthony R. Candela

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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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