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The Importance of Digital Accessibility

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May 16th is Global Accessibility Awareness Day and we're celebrating by examining the importance of digital accessibility.

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What to do when you've been diagnosed with a visual impairment

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There aren’t many more traumatic events that can happen in a person’s life than being diagnosed with a degenerative eye condition or to have your vision change suddenly. Not only can it be overwhelming emotionally, but it can be hard to know where to turn for resources to help manage this life change, what support groups exist, and what to expect in the coming months or years. Almost every person living with a visual impairment will tell you that this initial stage can be a very dark time, filled with uncertainty and grief. But they will also likely tell you...

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Ten Products to Help Beat the Post-Holiday Blues

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Didn't get what you wanted in your Christmas Stocking? We know how it feels ... the Holiday season is over and you're warm and comfortable in your new fuzzy Christmas socks and robe, but still perhaps a bit disappointed that you didn't get everything you wanted in your stocking.We've compiled a list of ten amazing Assistive Technology devices that were among the bestsellers of 2018 and that are sure to do the same in 2019 just for you. So if you've got those post-Holiday blues, get up off that chair, put down the novelty mug full of chai spice tea...

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Everything You Need To Know About Screen Readers

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Facing a visual impairment and needing your very first screen reader and don't know where to start? The market can be a crowded and confusion place these days, so let us try to help by a brief introduction to some of the solutions out there.

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Wearing Your Technology On Your Sleeve

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Wearables are poised to revolutionize the way we live our lives in a multitude of ways, especially when it comes to assistive technology.

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