In This Issue . . .
Diabetes and Visual Impairment: New Talking Blood Glucose Monitors
Enter the Market
Even though more than 3 million of the 20 million Americans with diabetes have
some degree of vision loss, there are significant barriers to their independent use
of blood glucose monitors. The Prodigy and the Advocate, two new talking products,
make it easier for people to test their blood glucose levels independently.--Darren
An Accessible Phone Comes Calling: A Review of the Jitterbug Cell
We evaluate a phone designed for baby boomers that offers a good alternative
for people with low vision.--Lee Huffman
Are We Ready for Vista?
Microsoft has finally released Vista, the long-awaited update to its Windows
operating system. We contacted assistive technology manufacturers to learn when they
will offer upgrades of their products that work with Vista. Here are their answers.--Jay
Accessibility and Distance Learning: An Overview
We present solutions to potential problems in distance education.--Debbie
Cook and Mark Harniss
Class Is in Session: A Review of the Telex Professor Desktop Audio
A review of a versatile audio device that is especially useful for students.--Deborah
This conference offered interesting exhibits, informative sessions and the
first ATIA Leadership Forum on Accessibility--Jay Leventhal
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