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This page reviews and ranks three of the most popular current screen readers that are available at this time (2016). The three screen readers were tested on the most recent version of Windows 10 anniversary update. This is important because one of the screen readers is Microsoft’s most recently updated...

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A student with this specific learning disability may have problems that include illegible handwriting, inconsistent spacing, poor spatial planning on paper, poor spelling, difficulty in composing writing, as well as difficulty with thinking and writing at the same time, which is known as Dysgraphia. This web page from the Tourette...

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This PowerPoint-style PDF from Margery Henning of the Tourette Association of America outlines options for receiving accommodations as a student with Tourette Syndrome. It also provides advocacy and information on the Rehabilitation Act of 1973’s Section 504, which protects individuals with disabilities from discrimination. There is also a final section...

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This web page contains assistive technology resource links in categories such as 'Recording Devices' and 'Writing and Reading Help' for people with Tourette Syndrome. http://guides.library.illinois.edu/c.php?g=520752&p=3561163

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This video is about Goalball, a sport for athletes who are visually impaired. Watch and listen as North Dakota Vision Services - School for the Blind (NDVS/SB) students explain how it is played and what makes it different from other sports.

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This blog piece discusses a mother’s challenges with assisting her blind daughter and her disinterest in using her white cane. Sensory processing issues, complex needs, occupational therapy, and a ‘sensory diet’ are all topics for discussion, review, and help for the reader to realize her own journey to understanding her...

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Saqib is a core Microsoft developer living in London, who lost the use of his eyes at age 7. He found inspiration in computing and is helping build Seeing AI, a research project that helps people who are visually impaired or blind to better understand who and what is around...

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Voice-controlled technology like Amazon Echo, Siri and hands-free features in Google Maps are things we’re starting to take for granted. But as Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report notes, voice controls are changing computer-human interfaces, and industries, broadly. Speech recognition or voice controls are being added to medical devices and...

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Are you a web developer looking to ensure your sites are fully accessible? Like regular user tests, it’s not rocket science to test with users with disabilities. And it will give you so much more than reading checklists or testing with non-disabled users. This blog article contains seven practical tips...

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Are you a web developer looking to ensure your sites are fully accessible? Here are seven great free tools that help you measure color contrasts and create beautiful, accessible color schemes that fulfill the contrast requirements in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). https://axesslab.com/top-color-contrast-checkers/

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