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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Social Networking sites for people who are blind or visually impaired

Check out BlindSpots, a social networking and dating site for people who are blind or visually impaired.

Monday, February 23, 2009

Hadley Seminars

Check out these awesome audio sessions from Hadley including Dating, Decoration, Cooking and more:

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Saturday Technology Training Session, February 21st, 2009

This Saturday Technology Training Session will feature Burt Levy from the White Cane and More Store in Silver Spring demonstrating the Moshi Clock and the My Reader 2. . Sammy Clay from the Veterans Administration will demonstrate the Kurzweil National Federation of the Blind Mobile Reader, the Colorino Talkinig Color Identifier, and the ID Mate Bar Code Scanner.

Monday, February 9, 2009

ATIA's AT Video YouTube Contest:

ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association) Video YouTube Contest: Broadcast Assistive Technology

OVERVIEW : Create a Video Celebrating Ability Using Assistive Technology:
The Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) ( is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2009. As part of the celebrations ATIA is hosting an AT video contest on the popular YouTube web site. ATIA invites you to create a short video that presents an inspiring story about how assistive technology has helped to change the life of an individual with a disability and helped to empower them to change their world.

DATES: The contest is open from February 1 - July 31, 2009.
Grand Prize - trip to the ATIA 2009 Chicago Conference (October 28-31, 2009) including travel and hotel expenses.
Sub-Category winners receive $400 gift certificate (American Express or Visa).
Runners up receive complimentary registration to ATIA 2009 Chicago or ATIA 2010 Orlando (January 27-30, 2010)

Top Tech Tidbits

Top Tech Tidbits is an archive of weekly Adaptive Technology news.

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Fred's Head Database

The Fred's Head Database contains tips, techniques, tutorials, in-depth articles, and resources for and by blind or visually impaired people.