A Chinese University will launch an online braille platform with a translation function to make it easier for the blind and visually impaired to read what they want, authorities said Thursday.
Marty Schultz, founder of Blindfold Games, an app development company that builds accessible games for the visually impaired community, and co-founder of Objective Ed, an organization providing students with disabilities with educational games to achieve the best educational outcomes, has been named one of two recipients of the 2019 Touch of Genius Prize for Innovation along with a $5,000 award. Schultz was recognized for this honor, bestowed annually by National Braille Press, during a reception at the 34th CSUN Assistive Technology Conference in Anaheim, California on March 13.
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A proposed US administration rule would allow agency officials to monitor social media accounts of people that are on Social Security disability.
Over the past two years, a volunteer-led group that’s trying to help improve the vision of vulnerable people in Vancouver has given free eye exams and free corrective eyewear to more than 150 people.
This 15-minute treatment reduces fluid pressure within the eye using lasers for patients with glaucoma.
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Designed with children in mind, this wearable device can be worn on a child’s wrist providing extra feedback for the visually impaired. child