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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 November 2011 Issue  Volume 12  Number 11

In This Issue

Editor's Page

AccessWorld Holiday Issue

Accessible Holiday Gifts

Holiday Gift Ideas for People with Vision Loss

Great gift ideas, in a range of prices, for people who are blind or visually impaired. —Bradley Hodges

Choosing Toys for Children with Vision Loss

What to buy and what to avoid when shopping for a blind or visually impaired child. Great tips and gift resources to help brighten a child's face during the holidays. —Tara Annis

Website Accessibility

Online Holiday Shopping Using a Screen Reader: A Guide to Popular Retail Websites

Thanks to online shopping, you don't have to deal with the craziness of going to a store and trying to find the item you want —you can shop at your leisure any hour of the day or night on the Internet. If you use a screen reader, this article will help you navigate some popular retail websites. —Janet Ingber

Interviews

Recruiting Workers with Disabilities: A Profile of Joyce Bender, Owner of Bender Consulting Services

A conversation with Joyce Bender, founder of Bender Consulting Services, Inc., a for-profit company committed solely to matching employers with job seekers with disabilities. —Deborah Kendrick

Research

Left to Your Own Devices: Results of a Study on the Usability of Everyday Household and Electronics Products for People with Vision Loss

The data collected from this research provides AFB with valuable information on the types of products most in need of an accessible interface, and the preferred methods for accessibility by blind and visually impaired users. —Jaclyn Packer and Morgan Blubaugh

Letters to the Editor

Worldwide Distributor of the Touch Memo Responds to AccessWorld Evaluation

AccessWorld News

AccessWorld News

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