- 2014 Migel Medal Recipients Announced
The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) announced the 2014 winners of the Migel Medals, the highest honor in the blindness field. The 2014 recipients are James Kesteloot and Oral Miller.
- Chicago Lighthouse and American Foundation for the Blind Join Forces to Market Adaptive Technologies
To ensure people with vision loss and their loved ones have easy access to adaptive technologies—from large button telephones to CCTVs to talking scales—The Chicago Lighthouse and the American Foundation for the Blind have teamed up to market popular assistive products.
- AFB's Note-Taking App, AccessNote, Gets an Update
The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) is proud to announce that its note-taking app for the iOS platform, AccessNote, has been updated to version 1.2. AccessNote is a notetaker for Apple's iOS operating system that has been designed to take advantage of the accessibility features of iOS. AccessNote has a clean and uncluttered interface and it uses standard iOS elements so that a users VoiceOver users can quickly operate the app using Apple's VoiceOver screen reader. AccessNote version 1.2 includes many bug fixes and several enhancements.
- Try Our New Holiday Gift Guide
If you are trying to think of a holiday gift for someone on your shopping list who is blind or visually impaired, you are in luck. Our gift guide has a myriad of ideas to choose from, some of which are specialty adapted for people with vision loss.