In This Issue
Access to Employment
by Lee Huffman
Part of AFB's mission is to improve the employment rate among people who are blind or visually impaired. This article discusses two employment related initiatives, AFB's new designation as an AbilityOne CNA, and upcoming employment summits across the country.
by Aaron Preece
Each year, we at AccessWorld strive to bring you the most comprehensive and current employment resources and information for people with visual impairments. We hope you will find the resources detailed here useful and informative.
by Deborah Kendrick
The networking experience of James Michaels and Adam Rodenbeck has led to a brand-new training program for blind and low vision job seekers, preparing people for employment in tens of thousands of companies nationwide, and at salaries currently boasting a mid-range of $85,000.
Product Reviews and Guides
by Scott Davert
This review examines an accessible smartwatch called the Ditto, which can be clipped to a garment or worn on the wrist. The device uses vibration to alert you to various notifications from a connected iOS or Android smartphone.
by Aaron Preece
If your typing is already quite efficient on iOS, FlickType may not provide as much of a benefit, though since typing using the in app keyboard is free, it is worth trying. If you find typing on a smartphone difficult, I would highly recommend giving FlickType a look.
by Bill Holton
Judith Dixon has an exemplary track record of producing excellent accessibility guides and her books are excellent resources for the novice user, and can still manage to teach us old dogs a trick or two.