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AccessWorld Celebrates Disability Employment Awareness Month

Access to Employment

AFB Is Taking Bold Action to Significantly Increase Employment of People with Visual Impairments in the Workforce of Tomorrow

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.

2018 AccessWorld Employment Resources for People with Visual Impairments

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.

BosmaForce: Training Blind People for an Exploding Job Market

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

The Ditto: A Wearable Notification Center for Your Mobile Device

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.

Type More Quickly on iOS with the FlickType Keyboard: An Evaluation and Overview

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.

Book Reviews

Book Review: Drop into Dropbox: It's So Much More than File Storage, by Judith Dixon

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.

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