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  1. Disability is Not a Problem; it is Part of Who You Are.

    by Divya Mulanjur

    Article by Patricia Walsh, Principal at Blind Ambition Speaking and USA Para National Olympic-Distance Triathlon Champion  When I was growing up, the future for persons with disabilities did not seem bright to me.  I was coached in the process for …

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  2. Accessible Software Is Essential To Learning

    by John Sweet

    A personal Story by Sabra Ewing For many students, accessible software is essential to learning. This is especially true for those of us who rely on assistive technology. Unfortunately, despite the wealth of publicly available information about accessibility, and a host of free …

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  3. E-Book Access for STEM Success

    by Sabra Ewing

    I didn’t walk into math classes worried about whether the homework would be hard or what the tests would be like. Instead, I was anxious about how as a student blind from birth; I would access the book, take tests, and access diagrams. What if I had trouble in the class? …

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  4. Nose to the Page (4) – Access to Literacy

    by Wayne Dick

    The Commercial Disability Visual readers with low vision (VR/LV) do not have the assistive technology they need for the simple task of reading.  This technology exists for W3C technologies like HTML with CSS, but even that access is difficult to realize.  While the …

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  5. Nose to the Page (3) – Tools for Access to Reading

    by Wayne Dick

    Note: If you have trouble with this blog format try reading this at my site:  Tools for Access to Reading . Tools for Access to Reading My last blog, "Myths About Low Vision" seems to have caused more confusion than clarity.  Developers, being practical people, wanted …

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