accessibility

David emerging from his modified van outside his workplace

July 11, 2018 David Can Commute Reliably with Technology@Work

David, who has spinal muscular atrophy, found himself working from home quite often. With Technology@Work funding, his van is now wheelchair accessible and he can commute to work every day.

CrashBang Labs LipSync Buildathon June 28, 2018

Neil Squire Society’s Makers Making Change is hosting the CrashBang Labs LipSync Buildathon in Regina, Saskatchewan on Thursday, June 28, 2018. At the event, volunteer makers will build an open source assistive device, the LipSync, which will be donated to people with disabilities in the Regina area.

An iPhone user pressing the “Home” button

June 21, 2018 How-to: Use Siri as a Hands-Free Calculator

Right now on the iOS app store there are countless talking calculators available for purchase and even some for free. We’ve looked at Talking Calculator in the past, and it does a great job of calculating complex formulas hands-free with full VoiceOver support. For users who are blind, have low-vision, or have learning disabilities that make it difficult to visually process numbers, talking calculators can help level the playing field by giving users the ability to engage in math problems independently.

a person taking a photo with a cell phone

June 7, 2018 KNFB Reader

There’s an app on the market right now that’s changing how blind, low-vision, dyslexic, and other print-disabled users are able to interact with text.

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