Consider a gift to AIRSupport tech access for people of all abilities
Skip to Main Content

Our Blog

  1. Some Exciting Knowbility News

    by Desiree

    The New Year brings some fantastic Knowbility events that I want to make you aware of, so that you may either participate, or help us spread the word.  First is our 9th annual AIR Interactive, where teams of web developers are matched with local non-profit Arts organizations and given a...

    Read Article
  2. The Inaccessibility of Automated Accessibility Tools

    by Desiree

    As the concept of accessible websites continues to spread, more and more web developers are turning to automated tools to test their sites.  There are many tools out there, from those that generate detailed reports to toolbar add-ons for Internet Explorer and Firefox.  There is a bran new one just...

    Read Article
  3. Another Book-Reading Option Coming Soon

    by Desiree

    I have been a user of Ray Kurzweil’s reading technology for almost 20 years.  The first Kurzweil reading machines were large and cumbersome, but at the time it was breakthrough technology.  About the size of a dish washer in the beginning, these machines allowed you to take a piece of...

    Read Article
  4. MetroAccess is Stranding Many

    by Desiree

    For at least 20 years, Austin has offered a paratransit service of some kind to people with disabilities.  A paratransit entity provides transportation to those people who are, for various reasons, unable to use the regular fixed route bus system.  Without a service such as this, many people with disabilities...

    Read Article
  5. A Holiday Treat

    by Desiree

    Ok, this is off the topic of accessibility, but someone sent it to me and I find it absolutely fantastic!  Talk about a great use of synthesized speech!  Maybe this could be a new version of audio book reading?  Check out this very unique version of A Christmas Carol!  I...

    Read Article