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Access 4 Us Offers In-depth Technology Reviews – Blind Bargains – blog that promises one in-depth review each week by an assistive technology expert.
Access4 Us Blog
These are the entries so far in the Access 4 Us Blog.
Welcome to the Access4 Us Blog
A Week With: The levelstar icon mobile Manager Review – a PDA for visually impaired people
Looking for Your Opinions – what kind of review would you like to get on the site?
Accessible Textbooks | @Science Thematic Network – guidelines on making science textbooks accessible.
Audiobooks, E-readers and Accessibility – Technology and Learning – Inside Higher Ed – Blog U – the need to hold out for accessible e-readers.
Card Readers Draw Complaint | Accessibility News International – Canadian disabled groups against fixed credit card readers.
Download Gorgeous Mouse Cursors for Free – claimed to make the mouse pointer easier to see, but that’s going to depend on who you are.
Fangs Screen Reader Emulator :: Add-ons for Firefox – this add-on presents a web page in the same, text-based, way that a screen reader would read it.
Freedom of Choice – The Paciello Group Blog – European ruling has forced Microsoft to offer a choice of web browsers rather than imposing Internet Explorer on every user. But
read this article before you cheer too loudly.
gleeBox: Keyboard glee for your web – open-source add-on for Firefox and Chrome that lets you control your web viewing by keyboard – a little like the Insert + F7 (element list) option in some screen readers that lets you get easily to links, headings and so on. Explanatory video included.\
What’s new in gleeBox 1.0 – video on YouTube
How to SEO Flash in 2010 « Get Elastic – it’s possible to have Flash content and keep the search engines happy.
IDEA10 – Learning futures: technology challenges – this conference will take place in Melbourne, Australia, from 10th to 12th March, 2010.
Inclusive Pedestrian Environments: Resources and Recommendations – based in Boston, Mass, but this looks like a useful literature review that looks at pedestrian access to public transportation.
Involving Users in Web Projects for Better, Easier Accessibility – ask a disabled person, they already know stuff.
National Botanic Garden of Wales nominated for Accessible Britain Award | Horticulture Week – award launched by Rough Guides.
The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain
NoSquint: Firefox Extension – lets you control the colours and zoom level on web pages, overriding the site’s settings.
NVDA 2010.1beta1 Released – the latest test version of the free, open-source screen reader.
Orca – GNOME Live! – the free, open-source, multi-functional accessibility tool for Linux.
Readability | NIACE – tools here that may help to remove the fog from your writing are a smart calculator and a leaflet about making language readable.
Recruiting Now for Survey on Synthesized Speech and Audio Description – IBM Research Japan and WGBH Boston will conduct this survey in early March.
SeroTalk Tech Chat on Effective Advocacy – February 25 9-10pm Eastern.
Testing With JAWS – how JAWS works for non-expert users, and why a web site working with JAWS is not a proof of accessibility.
Web Access – useful overview of tools and rules.
Web accessibility in European countries | eInclusion.hu – Tudásbázis – on the whole, the picture is not very encouraging. You can download the report from this page.
Web Site Design Suggestions for People with Dyslexia « Clear Helper – this might also be helpful for some people with ‘visual tiredness’.
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