As some of you may have heard already, we have moved from being “mobile” to having a permanent downtown office. We have a great location and great facilities and think that this new location will be much more comfortable for our clients. We will continue to provide “on location” services to […]
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This is just for fun, but Nik and I were recently laughing at all the equipment I carry around as a deafblind person and decided to make an infographic. Of course, MY equipment and needs are going to be different than others, but these are my specs, to give you an idea of the things […]
We had a good time with the parents of blind children at Hull Park and Retreat Center for the Blind. Nik and I facilitated two Parent Cafe’s where we demonstrated the Freedom Scientific Focus 40, iPhones, and other tech. We also answered questions about various aspects of working with special educators. All the parents shared […]
We are happy to announce 12 new access technology workshops. We invite you to peruse the list and see what interest you. Let us know and when we have three to five participants for any particular workshop, we will organize a time and place that works for everyone. We hope to see you at one […]
So, a new operating system for Apple’s mobile devices is upon us, and as usual, the accessibility features lag behind the new update. We are recommending that you might want to wait to update your iDevice to iOS 8 if you depend on a smooth running mobile platform for your work or studies (or just […]
Facebook 101 and VoiceOver The Metro PDX chapter of the American Council of the Blind in partnership with Miles Access Skills Training is offering two workshops in how to use your iDevice (iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch) with VoiceOver and Facebook. The first workshop will focus on how the Facebook app is laid out, what […]
So, there has always been a bit of tactile pictures for Braille books in the form of raised line drawing or dot printing. But 3D printers can take it to a whole new level. This article has a photo of a relief picture of the “three little bears sitting in chairs” from the classic […]
It was great to come out to the Metro PDX chapter meeting of the American Council of the Blind. Nik presented information about our services and heard some great ideas about what the chapter members would like to see from us. Looking forward to working together on potential upcoming workshops.
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