Pick of the Month
Head is an accessible, on-line catalog
of useful tips, techniques, and resources for
the blind and visually impaired.
Online Resource. This Web resource aims to
raise awareness of the accessibility issues faced by people with disabilities
who wish to use online services.
That Help You See the Computer Screen: The Center for the Partially
Sighted web page about making computer use easier for the visually impaired.
- Assistive Media:
Produces a monthly collection of spoken-word interpretations of literary
works to serve persons with disabilities. Real Audio Required
Radio Ranch up-to-date listings on Web-Radio
- Braille Institute
is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate blindness
and severe sight loss as a barrier to the fulfillment of life.
COMputerised Production of ASian Scripts in Braille - distributes Christian
literature in Asia.
Access of the South
Braille and ASL Specialty Fonts at the TSBVI
Blind Sports Home Page
is the online community for people who are blind and visually impaired,
their families, friends and colleagues.
conditions, disorders and treaments: Information
provided by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society
- Harry Potter books are very popular these day. Many
of the books are available in large
CD-ROM and Braille.
- Judy's Jolts
of Hope. Writings to help the newly diagnosed MD person cope more
effectively as they pass through the traumas of this disease.
- Large Print and
Low Vision Resource Network: the Internet's most comprehensive site
for discounts, discussion groups, and on-line resources for low-vision users.
develops and sells software, games, and adaptive solutions for the blind
and visually impaired community. Makers of the Crossword Fun, Crossword
Fun for Kids, and Expert Crossword Fun CD-ROMs for Windows 95/98.
National Center for Accessible Media News: (NCAM): Latest
Home Accessible Video Releases in Descriptive Video (DVS) and information
on accessible films that are equipped with the Rear Window® Captioning
and DVS Theatrical® systems.
- Music V. I.
Your source for Piano by Ear and Guitar by Ear - Excellent music instruction
in an all audio format.
is Science for Children with Disabilities is a model project funded
by the National Science Foundation Program for Persons with Disabilities.
is to help children and adults with disabilities live better lives by regaining
independence, control and productivity through leading edge assistive and
- Selection of Books on Blindness
available at Amazon.com
SEEING: the first book about accessibility
of the Internet for the partially sighted and the blind. How do visually
impaired percieve the Internet. What do they use (equipment) and how does
it work. Dutch version
World's leading preventable cause of blindness. Also check out the International
Trachoma Initiative (ITI)
is an inexpensive, easy way to make your keyboard
easier to see and use.
- The Worldwide Virtual
Community of the Disabled
Washington State School
for the Blind Vancouver, WA
also available in a graphic
and the Disabled
That Would Restore Sight Implanted in People
Reuters (Jun 30, 2000)
Equal Access to Software and Information
Roundtable Discussions A Weekly Discussion
Between Users and Creators of Information Technology focusing on the Need
for Universal Access to the Information Age. These 30-minute roundtable
discussions will be webcast on Thursday nights at 9 PM Eastern, 8 Central,
7 Mountain and 6 Pacific time.
- EASI Online Workshops:
- Join the Royal National Institute for the Blind's Campaign
for Better Web Design
- Biolink Computer
Research and Development Ltd.
Developers of Screen Reading Software and Special Needs Equipment : Protalk32,
Provision32 and the Biolink Accessible MP3 player.
- Handy Tech Elektronik
GmbH is your specialist for technology for the blind and visually
- Lab Computers,
Inc. provides up-to-date
systems and products to aid in difficulties of reading, writing, and learning
Colour is an intuitive system of twelve bold colours, each with
a distinctive texture, designed to make information normally displayed in
colour accessible to people with visual impairments.
Cooper & Associates have developed something
that can help young blind children. Software and touch-sensitive tactile
input devices for spelling and text input that can really help young blind
children on the computer.
- What's New
at The Productivity Works
on the second Tuesday of every month in the Auditorium of the TAB/Selis Manor
building, which is located at 135 West Twenty-third Street, between Sixth and
Seventh Avenues, in New York City. If you have any questions about subway lines
and bus stops in the vicinity of Selis Manor, please call The Associated Blind
at (212) 766-6800 between 9am and 4:30pm, or consult the hypertextualized directions
to the TAB/Selis Manor building located at:
For more information about VICUG NYC and its activities, please call the VICUG
NYC Hotline at (212) 714-4967, or visit the VICUG NYC web site, which is located
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Last updated June 2001