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Things that might be interesting fo for those whose eyes don't work, and others who are interested in blindness and what life with might entailand/or make easier.
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Not Loving This Cane Thing

Not Loving This Cane Thing | blind folks | Scoop.it
I always knew that having a dog had made my life one thousand times easier in regard to getting around. I'm not saying I'm a terrible cane user, I'm actually pretty OK but I enjoy the level of free...
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Possible Accessibility Bugs for VoiceOver Users in iOS 7 | AppleVis

IMPORTANT: we need to stress that as recently as this morning, the Apple Accessibility Team was unable to replicate most of the problems listed below.
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How A Blind Person Uses A Computer

Tommy Edison, who has been blind since birth, shows how he uses the computer to send an email. The MacBookPro has an Accessibility preference called Voice Ov...
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Blind Planet — Your one-stop resource for anything blindness related

Your one-stop resource for anything blindness related
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Teaching time and calendar concepts to students who are blind or visually impaired| Perkins eLearning

Teaching time and calendar concepts to students who are blind or visually impaired| Perkins eLearning | blind folks | Scoop.it
This hands-on activity teaches about calendars and the concept of time while also teaching number recognition, ordinal numbers and taking turns.
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Bebot App Review

Bebot App Review | blind folks | Scoop.it
Bebot is a simple sound cause and effect app that makes funny synth robot sounds. Touch the screen and make the robot sing!
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An Interaction Designer Creates A Tactile Comic Book For The Blind

An Interaction Designer Creates A Tactile Comic Book  For The Blind | blind folks | Scoop.it
Comic books and visual novels are difficult to translate into Braille; Usually, they’re novelised or retold in audio formats. But is it possible to ...
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Pardon My Asking

Pardon My Asking | blind folks | Scoop.it
Here’s a scene from the movie, Ray: Bus Driver: Pardon me for asking, but how do you get around so good without a cane or a dog? Ray Charles: How do you get around so good without a cane or a dog? ...
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Pet Peeves of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Pet Peeves of the Blind and Visually Impaired | blind folks | Scoop.it
A teacher of the visually impaired shares insight on the dumb things people sometimes do when around a blind person.
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Blind Community Fights for a More Accessible Web

Blind Community Fights for a More Accessible Web | blind folks | Scoop.it
Imagine being a small business owner who manages a company almost entirely online. You communicate with clients, process payments and organize meetings all over the Internet. Ov...
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Paths to Literacy | for students who are blind or visually impaired

Paths to Literacy | for students who are blind or visually impaired | blind folks | Scoop.it
Assisting educators and families in the quest to provide literacy experiences for children who are blind or visually impaired
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Braille Challenge: Reading Between The Bumps

Braille Challenge: Reading Between The Bumps | blind folks | Scoop.it
In June, kids from around the country gathered in Los Angeles to show off their reading and writing skills…in Braille. It was like a Spelling Bee, except for blind children. KCRW's Avishay Artsy attended the event.
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