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  1. Dedication of AccessU to John Slatin

    Here is the text of the opening dedication of the 2008 AccessU, renamed to honor our beloved colleague and mentor, Dr. John Slatin who died in March. Following these remarks, Jim Allan and Jim Thatcher unfurled a banner with the new conference title. That banner now resides on the John...

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  2. A Typing Teacher

    by Desiree

    I have recently discovered a new program that may be useful if you teach blind children, or even those with other disabilities.  It is called TypeAbility.  Step by step, it takes the student through learning all of the keys on a pc keyboard.  It is very user friendly, even tells...

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  3. AccessU 2008 first timer

    by Desiree

    Knowbility held a conference last week called AccessU, and I was privileged to attend for the first time, as well as assist in one of the classes!    It was an excellent time for networking, a great chance to get to know some marvelous people in various capacities, and just overall...

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  4. Blogging, a new hobby?

    by Desiree

    All right, I think I am coming through!  This is my first experience with blogging, although I have read lots of other people's stuff.  I am totally blind, using jaws and have experienced a few slight barriers.  First off, I hope I am putting this text in the correct area, because...

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  5. AccessWorks interns join the blogroll

    As part of a project called AccessWorks, Knowbility has hired people with disabilities to perform web site accessibility assessment, research employment related topics on the web, and to blog about their experiences.  While our interns have found a great deal of documentation out there about  barriers to accessing information online,...

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