Being Tone-deaf About Blindness

Foundation Fighting Blindness, an organization that raises money to fund blindness-related research, has recently started a campaign to bring awareness to how having no sight can affect every day activities. They are doing this through "The blindfold challenge" ( #HowEyeSeeIt), which asks people to blindfold themselves and perform an everyday activity.

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Installing Accessible_output2 Under Python 3.4 on Windows

Here's a quick post on how to install Accessible_output2, and how to use it from Python 3.4. I'm writing this since I didn't find any tutorials when I did a quick web search. As with all things technology, by the time you read this, it may be out

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Follow-up: The Switch to NVDA Isn't so Bad

Just as a follow-up to my previous post, my switch to NVDA has actually gone a lot more smoothly than I thought. Many keystrokes of NVDA mirror Jaws' keystrokes, with the exception of a few less common ones, such as "pass next keystroke to application." In Jaws, I pressed insert+

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A Rant on the Frustrations of Jaws for Windows

This post is based on a Facebook accessibility rant which has been expanded to include background information and edited for clarity. It is also brought to you by the letter "W," because seriously "WTF!"

After completing my last hobby project a few weeks ago, which was building a network-attached storage

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Staying Calm: What to do When a Guide Dog Handler is Challenged

Information is always a good thing. This is especially true when working with highly visible things that the public may not be well educated about, for example guide dogs. As a guide dog user, I was taught that my guide dog could accompany me almost anywhere, and I cannot be

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