Here are Julie’s recommendations for apps that help you get around; on your feet, using a transit system or in a car…and how to know what is around you. On Your iPhone, Using Siri to Get Directions To Where You Want to Go The Maps app built into the iPhone provides turn-by-turn directions to […]Read more "Transportation Apps: #2 of Julie Atkins Guides to the Best Apps for Vision Loss"
Cooking with Disabilities, An Exercise in Creative Problem-solving. Re-post from National Public Radio which begins with a blind chef. Here is the link.Read more "Cooking with Disabilities; Re-Post from NPR"
Introducing – Julie Atkins Julie has a passion for assistive technology and believes it opens up a whole new world to people with vision impairment. Her favorite thing to teach is the iPhone with VoiceOver, and she makes it a point to keep up with the best apps for people with vision impairment. Julie agreed to […]Read more "Using OCR – Optical Character Recognition with Vision Loss or Blindness"
Do you wonder if blindness will prevent you from being a good gardener? Jan is the go-to expert for indoor and porch gardening at the Carroll Center One morning a coworker came to me, “Jan, I need your help.” I turned from my computer, expecting something needed to be filed or electronically retrieved. “I was given […]Read more "Saving Fern: from contributor Jan Peccarrari"