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With the Right Preparation, Winter Conditions Need Not Be Dangerous and Disorienting

“Winter is not a season. It’s an occupation.” -Sinclair Lewis One look at Sinclair Lewis’ quote and it makes sense that the American writer grew up in Minnesota. Winter weather causes ice and snow, school closings, power outages, car accidents, falls and broken bones. It… Continue Reading With the Right Preparation, Winter Conditions Need Not Be Dangerous and Disorienting

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Getting Around: O&M Training Provides the Skills for Safe, Independent Navigation

Learning to travel safely is an essential skill for people living with vision loss. This is especially true when traveling outdoors, even in a well-known environment such as one’s own neighborhood. And those skills are even more important when navigating unfamiliar territory. If you just… Continue Reading Getting Around: O&M Training Provides the Skills for Safe, Independent Navigation

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Access Technology Tip: Making it Easier to Participate in Online Meetings

In recent years, many of us have participated in online virtual meetings. For individuals who use synthetic speech to access information—such as screen readers or screen magnification software—it can be a challenge to participate in these meetings while listening to the computer speak. Freedom Scientific… Continue Reading Access Technology Tip: Making it Easier to Participate in Online Meetings

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