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  1. Facebook accepts the challenge!

    by Desiree

    Today brings an exciting development in our Facebook adventures, as they announced that they would be working closely with the American Foundation for the Blind to improve their accessibility for the visually impaired!  This is very encouraging news and to me shows that Facebook is committed to serving all of...

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  2. Usability versus Accessibility

    by Desiree

    I recently learned about Herdict, an on line forum where you can report inaccessible websites. You can decide if a site and its content are accessible to you, based on your user experience. They show these reported sites on their page and the data is updated as users add their...

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  3. Changing my mind about AOL?

    by Desiree

    Six years ago, I worked for Time Warner Cable, one of our local cable providers. Time Warner is also partnered with AOL, therefore working there meant I had to use that service for my office e-mail. Unfortunately, AOL was very inaccessible, they used a stand alone software that requires use...

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  4. New Facebook layout = user dissatisfaction!

    by Desiree

    There is possibly great news for those of us who did not like the newest issue of Facebook unveiled earlier this month! Apparently, the powers that be have decided to listen to their customer feedback and make some changes! As I have previously mentioned here, I found the newest Facebook...

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  5. Accessible kids computer play

    by Desiree

    Ok, so I feel like a bad Mom and I’ll tell you why. Many kids by the time they are my daughter’s age have had some experience on a computer, learning how to use a mouse and can play some simple games on it. Not to say that my daughter...

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