Holiday gift and shopping advice for people with visual impairments.
Whether you are buying for a culinary expert or an entertainment lover, a 5-year-old or a grandparent, you'll find inspiring suggestions in this year's holiday gift guide.
As has been the case for several years running, mobile shopping apps tend to be much more accessible and easier to navigate than their companion websites.
A look at two companies that are currently or about to initiate clinical trials to use gene therapies to treat a trio of eye diseases: Usher syndrome type 2 (USH2), autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (adRP), and Leber’s congenital amaurosis 10 (LCA10).
If you want to know more about combined vision and hearing loss, read this book. If you want to know more about the rights of people with disabilities, read this book. And, if you want to find a reason to feel hope about the present and future nature of humanity, read this book.
Haben Girma is blind. She's deaf. She's black. She's female. And both her parents came here from other countries. Some might say that such a list of facts comprises a pile of pretty daunting odds for professional advancement, but this brilliant woman is fully, successfully employed.
Product Evaluations and Guides
Apple has added many useful accessibility features in iOS 13. You can change VoiceOver gestures, give verbal commands to your device, regulate sounds and haptics, and much more. There have also been some changes in mainstream apps and they continue to be very accessible.
An announcement from Perkins School for the Blind, an accessibility webinar from Microsoft, and more...