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AccessWorld®

Objective information you can trust, smart and informed commentary, and cutting-edge news and trends concerning information technology and visual impairment are published monthly in AccessWorld®: Technology and People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired.

September 2020 Issue »

Featured Articles

Editor's Page: Spotlight on the Work of AFB

A look at the important work AFB has been doing in research and employment for people with visual impairments.

Catch Up with The New Hadley Institute

Hadley is an excellent resource if you'd like to learn a new skill, interact with people who have interests in common, or find informative podcasts. The new website is easy to navigate and help is always a button away.

Take a First or Second Look at a Reliable, Useful Access Device

Though you could argue that a smartphone can handle most (if not all) of the functionality offered by the Victor Reader Stream, there are still some sound reasons for holding on to this little media player.

Reviews and More

Learn About How to Create Accessible PDFs

ClaroPDF is free, simple to use, works well with VoiceOver, and performs best when converting an existing image-based PDF into an accessible PDF.

Take Stock of a New Braille Display

With a few fixes, the QBraille hybrid could be a great contender for the more advanced screen reader user. HIMS has gone to great lengths to design a product that bridges the gap between paradigms, each with an abundance of idiosyncrasies.

Expand or Establish your Screen Access Habits

Beginner screen access users will benefit greatly from this book, if for no other reason than they'll learn from the start not to rely on a single browser or screen reader. Veteran screen access users may also mine a useful nugget or two about their favorite browser/reader combination. Even better, the book may prove to be just the impetus they experienced users may need to broaden their browser and screen reader horizons.

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