Tag Archives: iPad

iPad continues to revolutionize accessibility

By Sarah Cranston Contributing Writer For years, blind students have had several ways of reading electronic textbooks. Many scan their books and read them using a computer. Others use notetakers and read them in Braille. Still others read books using … Continue reading

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Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic Comes to the iPhone

By Tai Blas Contributing Writer  Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (RFB&D), a nonprofit organization, has been providing literature and textbooks on compact disk and digital audio formats to blind and learning disabled students for quite a few years now. … Continue reading

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Braille Access to Portable Devices Using Refreshabraille

By Tai Blas Contributing Writer I have recently acquired a Refreshabraille 18 Braille display sold by the American Printing House for the Blind. Refreshabraille, which retails for $1,695, is an 18-cell display and Braille keyboard, which connects to devices using either Bluetooth or USB … Continue reading

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