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The American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.
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"Teaching students about disability through the stories of people such as [Helen] Keller prepares them to be better citizens, better friends and better family members. Keller’s optimism, hard work and commitment to justice inspire them to the same virtues."
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Congrats to ! A well-deserved acknowledgement for all she does for the community.
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AFB Sep 18
Join the REV UP Webinar: "Access Barriers to Voter Education Materials" September 21, 2018 2:00pm EST. Brought to you by and presented by & Center for Disability Empowerment
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AFB Sep 17
When Deborah Kendrick learned of 's Brailliant BI-14, she wondered if it might be the perfect next level in braille displays that she and many AccessWorld readers have been hoping to see. What's the bottom line? You'll have to read to find out!
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AFB Sep 17
At AccessWorld, we receive a steady stream of reader feedback asking us to describe and review more mainstream home gadgets and appliances that are already or that can be made accessible to the blind. In this article, we take a look at the .
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AFB Sep 17
With all the groundbreaking research & development on artificial retinas, brain implants, stem cell patches, and even the possibility of whole eye transplants, it's important for us to remember that vision involves more than sending and receiving pixels.
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AFB Sep 17
In the September issue of , a review of "The Secret Sauce of Savvy Search," a Google Audio Course from .
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AFB Sep 17
Not all that long ago, separate apps were needed for text recognition, currency identification, bar code reading, and color identification. Both and offer a multi-purpose app that claims to perform many of these functions, and more.
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AFB Sep 14
DYK? CADET (Caption and Description Editing Tool) from is a free, downloadable caption-authoring software that enables anyone to produce high-quality caption files that are compatible with any media player that supports the display of captions.
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AFB Sep 14
AFB is calling for nominations for the 2019 Migel Medal, the highest honor in the blindness field. Nominations for AFB's Migel Medal are due by October 15, 2018 Learn more and make your nomination today!
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AFB Sep 14
“People want their accessibility tools to be built into the same devices that everybody else is using whenever possible, rather than have their own device that makes them stand out because of their disability,” Eve Andersson, director of engineering at .
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AFB Sep 14
"Over the last few years, , , & have leveraged , computer vision and advances in voice recognition to deliver tools to assist blind individuals and people who are deaf, have motor impairments or other disabilities."
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AFB Sep 11
For Stephanie Enyart, AFB's new Chief Public Policy and Research Officer, the personal is political. Which is excellent news for all the people AFB's pursuit of social and systemic transformation benefits.
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AFB Sep 11
Education is a cornerstone of AFB's strategic focus. Making sure students who are blind or visually impaired can learn alongside their sighted peers is fundamental to giving them equal opportunities, so they can live and work with no limits as adults.
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AFB Sep 11
Team Sea to See Rides to victory in Race Across America . AFB-sponsored team pushes past limits to challenge perceptions about blindness.
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Amy Lynn Smith Sep 7
I'm proud to help tell the story of how they're creating a world of no limits for people who are blind or visually impaired. Check out their latest newsletter:
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VA Library Sep 6
Helen Keller Digital Archive created by is the world's first fully includes over 160000 artifacts including letters, speeches, scrapbooks, photos and videos relating to Helen Keller.
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AFB Sep 6
The Audio Description Field Needs Your Help! Join Monday, September 10, 2018 at 8:00 pm EST to discuss certification for specialists. More info:
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AFB Sep 6
The Benefits of Audio Description In Education contest wants kids to tell them about their experience watching movies w/ audio description. Win prizes for students & teachers AND recognition for the school, just for watching a movie!
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T.Reid Sep 2
Before landing at , Denna says "Finding a job was my job" Includes good advice for all seeking ...
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