Topic Archives: book accessibility

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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Voice Dream–a Great Reading App–is Half Price through Sunday

Voice Dream Reader version 3 is out and offers impressive new features. The app is for iPad and iPhone and the latest version includes Ivona voices as an option for reading text aloud as well as support for reading PDF … Continue reading

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Ruling Revolutionizes Digital Book Access for Blind and Print-Disabled

The National Federation for the Blind is applauding the decision of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. “The ruling in Authors Guild, Inc., et al., v. HathiTrust, et al. (Case number: No. 11-cv-6351-HB) held that … Continue reading

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Making Information Accessible to Everyone

  Global Accessibility Awareness Day is a great time to learn how new technologies can help make information accessible to everyone. As e-readers and e-books become more common, these technologies have the potential to open doors for people with disabilities. … Continue reading

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2 Free Assistive Technology Demos at Boston AT Regional Center (Easter Seals)

Free Mini Demos March 15 Thursday 11:00-12:00 – Proloquo2Go This demonstration is for people who have heard about this popular communication app but who haven’t had a chance to see it in action. We will demonstrate basic features such as … Continue reading

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