Category Archives: Product accessibility

Say “No” to Ill-Fitting Wheelchairs

Hi DME Users, Rehab Professionals and activists, Say no to ill-fitting wheelchairs and support the “Ensuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Technology Act” now! Let’s ensure that everyone has access to individually-configured wheelchairs that best meets their physical and functional … Continue reading

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Is That $1 or $5? Ask This Money Reader for People Who Are Blind

“This device is my No. 1 choice,” Cotton says of the iBill, especially when it comes to sorting money as fast as possible without fumbling around after a transaction at the grocery store or the gas station. The other choices … Continue reading

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The Carroll Center Seeking Cell Phone Testers

In this study of a new cell phone, we are seeking feedback from individuals who are totally blind or functionally blind – meaning that you must rely solely on the non-visual use of a screen reading software such as JAWS, … Continue reading

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MIT’s Open Style Lab Summer Program

Greetings! There are solutions, and there are solutions. A good solution fixes a problem. An awesome solution changes our worldview beyond the problem. At Open Style Lab, we invite you to come up with awesome solutions! We’re looking for 24 students … Continue reading

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Bookshare in Depth: Perkins eLearning

Instructor: Karen Narvol, Private Assistive Technology Consultant This professional development workshop is designed to educate participants on how to use Bookshare resources and tools so that teachers can provide timely access to textbooks and print materials in accessible formats for … Continue reading

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Compensated Testing Opportunity

The Carroll Center for the Blind is hosting a compensated testing opportunity at its Newton campus. Please read the information below and contact Felicia Scott from Pearson if you are interested in participating.At Pearson, our goal is to design the … Continue reading

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