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Scoop.co.nz
Help create a better future for disabled New Zealandersall New Zealanders can take part in the conversation, the draft strategy is bei
Help create a better future for disabled New Zealanders
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 hours ago
all New Zealanders can take part in the conversation, the draft strategy is being made available in large print, EasyRead, Braille, audio and New Zealand Sign Language.To join the conversation, go to www.jointheconversation.nzends © Scoop... Read more
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Queensland Times
5 Things to do in Ipswich this weekread books in history, 140 million copies sold worldwide and printed in more th
5 Things to do in Ipswich this week
Queensland Times / Posted 12 hours ago
read books in history, 140 million copies sold worldwide and printed in more than 250 languages and dialects including braille, Saint-Exupéry's exquisite tale tells the story of a curious prince who leaves his tiny home planet and journeys... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Watch blind Harley Richardson get the surprise holiday of a lifetimeHarley Richardson get the surprise holiday of a lifetime 11-year-old Harley Ri
Watch blind Harley Richardson get the surprise holiday of a lifetime
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
Harley Richardson get the surprise holiday of a lifetime 11-year-old Harley Richardson from Wimborne, Dorset, reads a braille invitation from Dreamflight to go on holiday in Florida. Dreamflight is a charity which takes 192 sick or disabled... Read more
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Philly.com
Air-bag peril? Keep your feet on the floorJ.B. Maybe they are too short or their arms are too short to reach the machine.
Air-bag peril? Keep your feet on the floor
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
J.B. Maybe they are too short or their arms are too short to reach the machine. Maybe they are blind and need to access the braille dot pattern. We saw a book the other day titled People Can't Drive You Crazy If You Don't Give Them the Keys. Good... Read more
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The Hindu
Baradwaj Rangan on Woody Allen as he completes half a century as filmmakerRun, Bananas — were equally high on wacky one-liners. From Bananas: “I once sto
Baradwaj Rangan on Woody Allen as he completes half a century as filmmaker
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Run, Bananas — were equally high on wacky one-liners. From Bananas: “I once stole a pornographic book that was printed in Braille. I used to rub the dirty parts.” This was the kind of Allen movie the people in Stardust Memories (1980) were... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
The brands that shaped pre-reforms India still live on in our national memorywatch company, Citizen, and were reliable Timekeepers To The Nation. HMT pionee
The brands that shaped pre-reforms India still live on in our national memory
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
watch company, Citizen, and were reliable Timekeepers To The Nation. HMT pioneered hand-wound, quartz, automatic and Braille watches in India, clocking 15 million timepieces in just over half a century. There were icons on your feet too. In... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Committee tries to make Calgary more accessibleto take my service dog to relieve him. I would be able to dispose of my diabete
Committee tries to make Calgary more accessible
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
to take my service dog to relieve him. I would be able to dispose of my diabetes testing materials safely. There would be braille on every sign in the city so I could find an office or meeting room,” said Bobawski, with his guide dog by his... Read more
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The Washington Times
Library of Congress hit by ‘massive and sophisticated’ cyberattackdatabases as well as the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
Library of Congress hit by ‘massive and sophisticated’ cyberattack
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
databases as well as the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped’s BARD, a program that hosts braille copies and audio recordings of Library material, Mr. Barton said. The size of DDoS attacks have increased globally... Read more
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11 News Houston
Texas Board of Ed. to discuss STAAR problemsafter months of criticism about the test. The issues with the STAAR test date
Texas Board of Ed. to discuss STAAR problems
11 News Houston / Posted 4 days ago
after months of criticism about the test. The issues with the STAAR test date back to March when reports surfaced that the braille portion of the tests were supposedly lost in shipment which led to delays in testing. After that, several school... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Blind-friendly ballot papers for electionsthe IEC‚ the new templates work the same way as the plastic Universal Ballot Te
Blind-friendly ballot papers for elections
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
the IEC‚ the new templates work the same way as the plastic Universal Ballot Template (UBT). They have windows numbered in Braille and with numbers in large white font so that people with different tactile‚ literacy and sight levels can use the... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Angel Park near completion in Perry HallOF THEM. AND FROM THOSE IDEAS, MAKING SURE THIS PARK IS ACCESSIBLE TO ALL CHILD
Angel Park near completion in Perry Hall
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 4 days ago
OF THEM. AND FROM THOSE IDEAS, MAKING SURE THIS PARK IS ACCESSIBLE TO ALL CHILDREN. TAKE THIS WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE THIS BRAILLE PANEL. EVEN THIS STATIC FREE SLIDE TO TAKE AWAY PROBLEMS WITH STATIC ELECTRICITY THAT A KID WITH COCHLEAR IMPLANTS... Read more
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ajc.com
Electronic glasses will let blind woman see her great-grandkidsof light and dark in her left eye. She had to quit her job as a home care nurs
Electronic glasses will let blind woman see her great-grandkids
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
of light and dark in her left eye. She had to quit her job as a home care nurse. She learned to use a cane, and studied braille. Today she lives alone in a senior complex in Carrollton. She cooks for herself, using puffy paint to identify cans... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
State Board of Ed. to discuss STAAR problemsafter months of criticism about the test. The issues with the STAAR test date
State Board of Ed. to discuss STAAR problems
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 4 days ago
after months of criticism about the test. The issues with the STAAR test date back to March when reports surfaced that the braille portion of the tests were supposedly lost in shipment which led to delays in testing. After that, several school... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bigger Ballot Template for Visually Impaired Votersin elections ever since. "The new templates work in exactly the same way as th
Bigger Ballot Template for Visually Impaired Voters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
in elections ever since. "The new templates work in exactly the same way as the plastic UBT. They have windows numbered in Braille and with numbers in large white font so that people with different tactile, literacy and sight levels can use the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Electoral Commission Develop Ballot Templatein elections ever since. The new templates work in exactly the same way as the
Electoral Commission Develop Ballot Template
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
in elections ever since. The new templates work in exactly the same way as the plastic UBT. They have windows numbered in Braille and with numbers in large white font so that people with different tactile, literacy and sight levels can use the... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Angel Park near completion in Perry Hallbe accessible to all children. Some portions of the playground include a wheel
Angel Park near completion in Perry Hall
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 5 days ago
be accessible to all children. Some portions of the playground include a wheelchair-accessible shaky bridge for example, a braille panel and even a static-free slide to take away problems with static electricity that a child with cochlear implants... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
New program puts Braille menus in East Sacramento restaurantsAn improved way of dining is at the fingertips of local restaurant customers wh
New program puts Braille menus in East Sacramento restaurants
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
An improved way of dining is at the fingertips of local restaurant customers who are living with vision challenges. Braille menus have become a fixture in several East Sacramento eateries, and plans call to expand their availability to a wider swath... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Mayor Burchett, others honored for showing ‘spirit’ of ADAwith Disabilities department to provide extra services. "If I were a member th
Mayor Burchett, others honored for showing ‘spirit’ of ADA
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
with Disabilities department to provide extra services. "If I were a member there and needed my checking account in Braille, they could send it to me that way," Moore said. "They go above and beyond, we think." Other award recipients are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Braille National Identity Booklet to Be LaunchedPretoria — Arts and Culture Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi will on Tuesday
Braille National Identity Booklet to Be Launched
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Pretoria — Arts and Culture Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi will on Tuesday launch the Braille National Identity Booklet for the visually impaired as part of the Mandela Month Celebrations. The launch of the Braille National Identity Booklet is... Read more
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Scotsman
Between the lines: Banks in lead on accessibility– ensuring there are handrails on either side of stairs, voice announcements ar
Between the lines: Banks in lead on accessibility
Scotsman / Posted 7 days ago
– ensuring there are handrails on either side of stairs, voice announcements are installed in lifts, in-store signage in braille, and customer routes are clear of obstructions. They might also consider how printed and online information is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govs Urged to Support Education of Visually-Impairedfor community based inclusive education where every person could learn under th
Govs Urged to Support Education of Visually-Impaired
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
for community based inclusive education where every person could learn under the same environment. Nweke said: "This Braille library is set up to facilitate the education of visually impaired in the South- east but unfortunately, the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Voting right denied, says visually impaired mandeprived of his right to a secret ballot. He also contends there is a relativel
Voting right denied, says visually impaired man
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
deprived of his right to a secret ballot. He also contends there is a relatively simple solution available involving a braille sleeve being placed over the ordinary ballot paper. His case is against the Minister for the Environment, Community,... Read more
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Macworld
Learning to skateboard? Check out these iPhone appsuseful if you’re brand new to skating and need to have tricks broken down bit-b
Learning to skateboard? Check out these iPhone apps
Macworld / Posted 8 days ago
useful if you’re brand new to skating and need to have tricks broken down bit-by-bit. (For that, I recommend checking out Braille Skateboarding’s Skateboarding Made Simple ebook and video series.) The Tutorial section’s Dictionary is helpful,... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
12 graduates receive Resource Bank Centennial Service Awardsand distributed food for local food banks, distributed meals for Meals on Wheel
12 graduates receive Resource Bank Centennial Service Awards
Daily Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
and distributed food for local food banks, distributed meals for Meals on Wheels, and printed and distributed books in Braille for the visually impaired. Lothson will attend Illinois State University to study pre-veterinary medicine. •�Parker... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Spartanburg nonprofits celebrate funding from Tryon equestrian eventAkerman said. "We have 300-plus children on campus that we provide books to tak
Spartanburg nonprofits celebrate funding from Tryon equestrian event
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Akerman said. "We have 300-plus children on campus that we provide books to take home four times a year. Large print and Braille books can be real expensive, so we’re thrilled and honored to be a part of the Great Charity Challenge.” Other... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfullyYou make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s mad
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfully
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 11 days ago
You make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s made of glass. The company, whose mission is to encourage skateboarding worldwide and help amateurs get recognition, has a popular YouTube series devoted to skating on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Committed to Amend Constitution to Remove Discrimination Against Disabledof assistive devices such as wheelchairs and hearing aids to children with disa
Govt Committed to Amend Constitution to Remove Discrimination Against Disabled
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
of assistive devices such as wheelchairs and hearing aids to children with disabilities; provision of equipment such as braille display and PCs equipped with screen amplifier to low-vision students; setting up of four Resource Centres to assist... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfullyYou make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s mad
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfully
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 11 days ago
You make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s made of glass. The company, whose mission is to encourage skateboarding worldwide and help amateurs get recognition, has a popular YouTube series devoted to skating on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Orange Botswana Awards Laptops ,Jaws Software to Visually Impaired LeanersWith Speech) is an internationally recognised and widely used screen reader com
Orange Botswana Awards Laptops ,Jaws Software to Visually Impaired Leaners
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
With Speech) is an internationally recognised and widely used screen reader computer software that provides speech and Braille output through laptops and PCs. "With such software people who are blind or visually impaired can learn through... Read more
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The MidWeek
12 receive Resource Bank Centennial Service Awardsand distributed food for local food banks, distributed meals for Meals on Wheel
12 receive Resource Bank Centennial Service Awards
The MidWeek / Posted 11 days ago
and distributed food for local food banks, distributed meals for Meals on Wheels, and printed and distributed books in Braille for the visually impaired. Lothson will attend Illinois State University to study pre-veterinary medicine. •�Parker... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfullyYou make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s mad
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfully
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 12 days ago
You make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s made of glass. The company, whose mission is to encourage skateboarding worldwide and help amateurs get recognition, has a popular YouTube series devoted to skating on... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfullyYou make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s mad
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfully
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 12 days ago
You make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s made of glass. The company, whose mission is to encourage skateboarding worldwide and help amateurs get recognition, has a popular YouTube series devoted to skating on... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfullyYou make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s mad
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfully
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 12 days ago
You make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s made of glass. The company, whose mission is to encourage skateboarding worldwide and help amateurs get recognition, has a popular YouTube series devoted to skating on... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfullyYou make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s mad
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfully
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 12 days ago
You make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s made of glass. The company, whose mission is to encourage skateboarding worldwide and help amateurs get recognition, has a popular YouTube series devoted to skating on... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfullyYou make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s mad
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfully
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 12 days ago
You make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s made of glass. The company, whose mission is to encourage skateboarding worldwide and help amateurs get recognition, has a popular YouTube series devoted to skating on... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfullyOAKLAND, CA – You make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — ev
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfully
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 12 days ago
OAKLAND, CA – You make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s made of glass. The company, whose mission is to encourage skateboarding worldwide and help amateurs get recognition, has a popular YouTube series devoted to... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfullyYou make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s mad
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfully
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 12 days ago
You make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s made of glass. The company, whose mission is to encourage skateboarding worldwide and help amateurs get recognition, has a popular YouTube series devoted to skating on... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfullyYou make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s mad
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfully
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 12 days ago
You make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s made of glass. The company, whose mission is to encourage skateboarding worldwide and help amateurs get recognition, has a popular YouTube series devoted to skating on... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfullyYou make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s mad
Man’s attempt to ride skateboard made of glass ends painfully
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 12 days ago
You make it, the folks at Braille Skateboarding will ride it — even if it’s made of glass. The company, whose mission is to encourage skateboarding worldwide and help amateurs get recognition, has a popular YouTube series devoted to skating on... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
On many wings, Angel Park takes shapeboasting, for example, sliding boards that don't produce an irritating scratchi
On many wings, Angel Park takes shape
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
boasting, for example, sliding boards that don't produce an irritating scratching noise for those with cochlear implants, a Braille panel for vision-impaired kids, a shaky bridge that will accommodate wheelchairs and zip lines for youngsters with... Read more
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Inquirier.net
WATCH: Man rides glass skateboard, whacks it into debrislesson when one of their buddies hopped on a rare custom-made glass skateboard.
WATCH: Man rides glass skateboard, whacks it into debris
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
lesson when one of their buddies hopped on a rare custom-made glass skateboard. Members of the trendy YouTube channel Braille Skateboarding audaciously filmed themselves trying out the skateboard in one of their videos for their “You Make It,... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Carson City Natives & Newcomers to meet July 14 at Black Bear Dineron Wheels and Kids & Horses. It also sponsors families at Christmas and collect
Carson City Natives & Newcomers to meet July 14 at Black Bear Diner
Nevada Appeal / Posted 13 days ago
on Wheels and Kids & Horses. It also sponsors families at Christmas and collects items for children in transition and sends Braille playing cards throughout the United States and other countries. For information about how to join, call Heidi DePuy... Read more
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KECI Missoula
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs workof them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a co
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs work
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 days ago
of them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a combination of voice-over features, a digital braille reader and closed captions, Girma is able to use her smartphone constantly. She can send texts and emails, check... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs workof them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a co
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs work
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
of them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a combination of voice-over features, a digital braille reader and closed captions, Girma is able to use her smartphone constantly. She can send texts and emails, check... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs workof them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a co
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs work
KTVZ Bend / Posted 13 days ago
of them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a combination of voice-over features, a digital braille reader and closed captions, Girma is able to use her smartphone constantly. She can send texts and emails, check... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs workof them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a co
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs work
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 13 days ago
of them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a combination of voice-over features, a digital braille reader and closed captions, Girma is able to use her smartphone constantly. She can send texts and emails, check... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs workof them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a co
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs work
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
of them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a combination of voice-over features, a digital braille reader and closed captions, Girma is able to use her smartphone constantly. She can send texts and emails, check... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs workof them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a co
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs work
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 13 days ago
of them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a combination of voice-over features, a digital braille reader and closed captions, Girma is able to use her smartphone constantly. She can send texts and emails, check... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs workof them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a co
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs work
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 13 days ago
of them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a combination of voice-over features, a digital braille reader and closed captions, Girma is able to use her smartphone constantly. She can send texts and emails, check... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs workof them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a co
This deaf-blind lawyer thinks your app needs work
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 13 days ago
of them are eager to pay for an app that they can actually use. Thanks to a combination of voice-over features, a digital braille reader and closed captions, Girma is able to use her smartphone constantly. She can send texts and emails, check... Read more
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