Recently, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that jeopardizes the rights of people with disabilities. The ADA Education and Reform Act (HR 620) passed by 33 votes on Thursday, February 15. The Senate has yet to vote on this bill. The Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired encourages you to learn more… Continue Reading How Does the ADA Education and Reform Act Impact You and What Can Be Done to Influence Change
A refreshable braille device sits atop a table. The black, plastic display shows ten braille cells, of white four feature brailled characters. What is refreshable braille? A refreshable braille display is a piece of computer hardware which has a series of refreshable, or fluid, braille cells on its surface. Most displays contain a single line… Continue Reading What is Refreshable Braille Anyway?
Dive Deeper into JAWS: Research It, Flexible Web and Speech Manager highlight in March Assistive Technology Workshops The JAWS logo features a cartoon image on a shark. It smiles as small curved lines come from its mouth to represent soundwaves. You can check the weather, find books on Bookshare.org, even get the conversion rates for… Continue Reading On Sight February 2018