This Blog includes information related to Library Adaptive Technology events, archives, presenter and participant recommendations and suggestions.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Thanks for attending grand opening of Adaptive Services

Thanks to all who attended the grand opening of the Adaptive Services Division. Over one hundred people attended for guest speakers, tech demos, exhibitors, an art exhibit, American Sign Language Story Hour, Sign Song, Therapy Dogs and more. It was a great success!
Another Top Tech Tidbits newsletter:

Saturday, March 14, 2009

GW Micro founder gives a technical talk on screenreaders

GW Micro founder discusses the evolution of screen readers on the desktop and the nature of the challenges we face as we start addressing similar issues in the context of rich internet applications.

part 1

part 2

Chikodinaka's World

Check out Chikodinaka Oguledo's Youtube post from the Saturday Technology Training Session March 7th 2009 in the Adaptive Services Division of the DC Public Library:

Screenreader users tab into the flash movie until you get to the "Play Pause" button and press the space bar.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Games and Social Networking

The top 25 gaming and social networking sites for people who are blind:

Monday, March 2, 2009

Job Links

Two interesting links: One is to the Workforce Recuritment Program for college students with disabilities. The other is to the Computer Accomodations Program at the Pentagon. Patrick

Workforce Recruitment Program:

Computer Accomodations Program at the Pentagon:

Sunday, March 1, 2009

The Zone BBS

Another awesome social networking site for people who are blind or visually impaired: