iPhone 6 Options from a Low Vision Perspective

October 9, 2014

Mainstream opinions on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are abundant. Although valuable, they leave us wondering about low vision usability. One small change in color, size, or VoiceOver behavior can make or break our attitude about the latest iPhone. That’s why the hosts of Serotalk’s “High Contrast” podcast, all visually impaired, dove into the […]

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ZoomText Mac Tips & Tricks – General WebReader Reading Tips

September 30, 2014

Many of you have been using ZoomText Mac and its reading tools with great success, but we wanted to share some tips to make sure that you are using WebReader effectively. WebReader is designed to make it easy to read online articles, but did you know that you’re also able to click any links within […]

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Your Chance to Try Blind/Low Vision Hockey

September 23, 2014

If you’d like to help expand blind hockey in the United States and satisfy your curiosity about the sport, come to Newburgh, New York (just south of Poughkeepsie), on October 18th and 19th. You’ll have the opportunity to try the sport on for size, taking the ice with U.S. and Canadian blind hockey veterans. I […]

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ZoomText 10.1 Tips & Tricks – Windows 8.1 Hotkeys

September 16, 2014

Microsoft made many visual changes when they released Windows 8, which can be difficult to adjust to. Luckily, if you memorize a few critical hotkeys, you might find that you can get around your computer faster than ever! Today’s tips and tricks will go over several hotkeys that are designed to help you navigate around […]

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Google’s Futuristic Driverless Car Fleet

September 10, 2014

A couple of things have increased my investigation into alternative transportation options as well as re-ignited my itch to drive again. For one, my daughter is now heavily involved on a gymnastics team located about 45 minutes away. We have a complicated carpooling system set up, picking up gymnasts in various towns as it rolls […]

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ZoomText Mac Tips & Tricks – Spot Reading with Mouse Echo

September 3, 2014

If you’re looking to read small pieces of information, like a paragraph of text, or the label of an icon, the best tool to use is Mouse Echo. With this tool, your mouse pointer becomes a powerful spot reading tool – any text that’s underneath it can be read back to you. Today’s tips and […]

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A Letter to the Editor: SLOW DOWN

August 28, 2014

I usually bike to work during the tail end of the morning rush (if there is such a thing in Manchester, VT). I arrive calm and refreshed from the cool morning ride. One day last week, however, I had to go home and then return to work around noon. As my luck would have it, […]

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Round Table Chit Chat on “High Contrast”

August 19, 2014

It’s not often, if ever, that you have the opportunity to shoot the breeze with people who experience life through a low vision lens. In the latest High Contrast podcast, you’ll feel like you’re sitting around the kitchen table laughing with Rodney Edgar, Byron Lee, and Joe Steinkamp, as they swap stories centering around common […]

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ZoomText Mac Tips & Tricks – Reading Email with WebReader

August 13, 2014

Did you know that ZoomText Mac’s WebReader allows you to do far more than just read on the web?  You can use it to read back any text in your clipboard, or all the text in an active application window. Today’s tips and tricks video will show you how you can easily read your email […]

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Visions of Vancouver

August 7, 2014

My daughter, Arden, and I recently traveled to Vancouver, British Columbia, with other family members to attend my nephew’s wedding. It was a great reason for a mini family reunion and for touring a spectacular city in the meantime. Four of my six siblings attended, including all three of the Stargardt-affected ones. So what is […]

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