Description of USABLE Data Report #7: Who's Surfing? Internet Access and Computer Use by Visually Impaired Youths and Adults
As wave upon wave of information technology floods into homes and workplaces, challenges lie in the undertow. One challenge is keeping informed about facts needed to plan policy and services to promote access to computers and the Internet for people with visual impairments. Media professionals, manufacturers of assistive technology and devices, advocates for blind persons, and administrators at schools and agencies are among those increasingly seeking current, national statistics from the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) on computer use by blind or visually impaired people.