2010 SDS Conference | Society for Disability Studies, Temple University, Philadelphia, June 2nd to June 5th.
A Brief History of Markup – A List Apart – presents chapter 1 of “HTML5 for Web Designers”.
A smartphone for Geniuses? | Tech Blog | FT.com – the HTC myTouch 3G Slide features a QWERTY keyboard, speech recognition and some speech output functions. The Genius button starts some of the ‘smart’ features.
Access Technology – Now and Tomorrow – the author, who is about to leave AbilityNet, reflects on progress over the last 10 years and speculates about the future in assistive technology.
Accessible Tourism? – Low Visionary: accessible information, disability rights, web accessibility » Blog Archive – disabled people are still likely to be seen as problems.
Accessible World Tek Talk presents An Introduction to Express Burn, April 26, 2010 by Joshua Hendrickson | Accessible World
Accessibility & Inclusive Design with Ann McMeekin & Antonia Hyde – developer Fusion – ASP.NET, C# Programming, VB.NET, .NET Framework, Java and Visual Basic Tutorials – event in London on 24th May, 2010.
AccessibilityOnline – "AccessibilityOnline represents a collaborative training program between the ADA National Network (DBTACs) and the US Access Board. The program includes a series of free webinars and audio conferences on different topics of accessibility. Sessions are held on a monthly basis and cover a variety of topics concerning accessibility to the built environment, information and communication technologies, and transportation."
Accessing YouTube Offline with Tooble | DigMo!
ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing
Adding ARIA Landmark Roles – Web Axe – Practical Web Design Accessibility Tips – Podcast and Blog – future-proof your site!
An Interview with the Audio Only Game “Cadet 227″ Creator
Announcing the third annual Disability Awareness Month this May 2010. The theme for this year is “Accessibility: Creating a more inclusive Nation” – The Democrat Newspaper, St Kitts and Nevis
APCD impressed with Brunei disability advocates – there is still much to develop, but there is also a great deal to praise.
APH News, May, 2010 – products, services and training from the American Printing House for the Blind.
Audio Available from Today’s BookSense and NFB Newsline Webinar
BarrierBreak Technologies Launches the Digital Talking Book Website | DAISY Consortium
Bay Area project puts 1 million books online for blind, dyslexic – ContraCostaTimes.com – Internet Archive, a San Francisco non-profit, aims to make many more books accessible to bline people.
BBC – AM Glass Box – The ‘Disabled Voter’ or ‘The Disability Vote’ – one listenerto the Radio 4 PM programme claims that UK politicians don’t care about disabled voters.
Better Internet & Technology Access for Blind, Deaf Community – Senator Mark Pryor, Arkansas, reveals new legislation.
BlackBerry OS 6.0 will target consumers – CNN.com as opposed to business types, who, of course, are a different species.
Blind for a day where a medical student has to take on a disability for a day. In this case the disability was blindness.
Blind women taking on doubters, one brush at a time | Jordan Times – blind women from under-privileged backgrounds train to be hairdressers in Amman, Jordan.
Blindness-Related Books, Publications, and Periodicals
Braille Printing Services & Alternative Formats |T-Base Communications – information on compliance, and a service that will send you an impression of what your site sounds like to a blind person.
Canada has no federal accessibility law? « transect
Changing How Qatar Sees the Blind – one womans achievements as head of a school for blind children, and the cultural and accessibility difficulties.
chester creek large key keyboard visionboard – yellow – Cheap! Game Controllers » Blog Archive
Creating Accessible Computer Applications – American Foundation for the Blind
Creating accessible links in PDFs
DaveBanesAccess – Access Technology – Today and Tomorrow.
Design Phase | Accessibility in User-Centered Design | Just Ask: Integrating Accessibility Throughout Design
Designer Cool Canes – "unique designer canes for people with disabilities and for those who want to make a fashion or attitude statement."
Disabled rights advocates say proposed legislation long overdue – The Nassau Guardian Online Guide – advocates in the Bahamas complain of 25 years of broken promises by governments.
Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) & web accessibility Webcredible – this refers to the UK equality law.
Disenfranchisement at its Worst – jady_lady – blind UK voter tells of her futile attempt t to use a polling station in the General Election.
Disney World magical for the disabled – CANOE Travel – Florida
Early Voters Test New Machines – electronic voting machines in California can accommodate several languages and people with disabilities. Early voting to avoid the crush is also possible. Seems there are lessons there for the UK’s antiquated electoral system.
FCC Releases First-Ever Paper On Accessibility & Technology Issues | Accessibility News International – part of the US National Broadband Plan.
[PDF] FCC TO HOLD WORKSHOP ON EXPANDING DISABILITY ACCESS WITH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES, MAY 13 – Federal Communications Commission – Washington DC
Experiment with video accessibility and time-aligned text
Innovative New Apps for the Blind : Healthymagination – useful summary of some recent developments in technology.
iPad Available in Nine More Countries on May 28 including the UK.
Play AudioRacer, a free online game on Kongregate – an audio game that includes blind players.
Screen Readers And WAI-ARIA Landmark Roles – Humanising Technology – Léonie Watson describes a relatively new way of navigating through web pages.
Solona Enhanced iPhone Screen Protector – makes the touch screen of your iPhone more tactile and prolongs its life, Solona claim.
Speak To Me Catalog – many kind of talking product, including coffee maker, photo album, clocks, music players and the PenFriend.
Special services at Macquarie University – Sydney Morning Herald
[PDF] The EU. What’s in it for me? – booklet made accessible on the Web, aims to demystify the benefits of membership of Europe for UK citizens.
World Access for the Blind – US-based non-profit that promotes FlashSonar, a technique whereby a blind person can make clicks like a dolphin to detect objects around them. Also read
Blind boy learns how to ‘see’ using dolphin technique – Telegraph
Window Eyes 7.2 released – GW Micro