Welcome to Blind/Low Vision Resources

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Here you will find all Resources for Blind and low Vision.

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Blindness tips & tricks

Proper table Manners tips

Duck, Duck, GOOSE! – how does a Blind person navigate a Public restroom.

Tips & tricks on Conference Calling & Zoom meetings

NLS talking Books

Think outside of the Box

Resources/Organizations

Hadley Institute

Helen Keller national Center

American foundation for the Blind (AFB)

American Council for the Blind (ACB)

Horizon for the Blind

National Braille Press (NBP)

Perkins School for the Blind

Blind bargains

tech for Blind

Cool Blind Tech

Mystic Access

Live Accessible

Flying Blind, LLC

Fedora Outlier, LLC

Blind help Program (BHP)

Top Tech tidbits – website where you can see a weekly Top tech News on Accessibility for the Blind. You can also subscribe to an email Newsletter. Weekly updates come on every Thursday.

Blind Ability A Podcast with a Blindness Perspective – Good resources on every day Blindness tips and tricks.

Kustom Cane – turn a plain Orientation Mobility Cane to a custom look that you want.

Donna Jodhan – Blind Blogger with many stories to share.

MacfortheBlind – Certified Trainer to help you with your accessible Apple products.

Aira – Visual Interpreters Service – Professional Visual Interpreter Service to describe around you using smartphone cameras.

Humanware – Large company that makes high quality low-vision accessibility products.

HIMS Inc. – Large company that makes high quality low vision accessibility products.

Vispero – Large company that makes high quality low vision products.

National federation for the Blind – Advocacy group for the Blind by the Blind.

 

 

Technology

Apple

Apple Vis

Do Not Disturb on iPhone & iPad – A breakdown on how to use the Do Not Disturb feature found on Apple IOS devices.

Visual Description of Icons on Apple iPhone & iPad – A useful description of all the Icons used in Apple IOS devices. Useful for Low Vision or Blind users.

 

Microsoft

List of JAWS Scripts

Definitive Windows 10 keyboard Shortcuts – A list of Keyboard shortcuts that a screenreader may be helpful.

Tab Keywords in Firefox – Here is a useful tool to take advantage of managing your tabs in Mozilla Firefox. Using a screenreader it may be useful.

basic Windows Keyboard Podcasts – A list of beginners to pro Podcasts on how to use Windows Keyboard shortcuts.

How to do a Dropbox File request with a Screenreader – A help file that have been edited for screenreader use on how to do a File Request on Dropbox.

Zoom Meeting Accessibility – Zoom Cloud Meeting Accessibility webpage for good tips and compliance status.

 

Google/Android

Inclusive Android

Introduction to Android – An audio file on how to use an Android 1 phone using Talkback and it’s accessibility features.

Peloton Accessibility with talkback – Peloton directions on how to use Talkback.

 

Amazon/Echo

20 things that the Echo can do for the Blind

All Accessible tech

Cyber Eyez

Scriptalk Station

OrCam

Youtube subscriptions

 

Entertainment/Books/Movies

NLS – Talking Books

Bookshare

NFB Newsline

Accessible Products Stores

A T Guys

Maxiaids

LS&S

Future Aids

guidelights and gadgets – Accessible tech on guide dogs, teams, and travel.

 

Free Products for the Blind

iBill Reader – Free Currency Reader

resources by State

Illinois

 

Missouri

 

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