This week I attended my first Sight Village Central 2023 in Birmingham, UK and had a fantastic time meeting many people, some I have engaged with online for many years. Sight Village Central is an exhibition featuring organisations providing services and products to support the blind and low vision community. You can find out more…Continue readingSight Village Central 2023: My Experience
We send and receive hundreds of documents a week, but are they accessible to the very people we want to consume them? One in five people have a disability; therefore, it is probable that some recipients will have difficulty in accessing our content if it isn’t accessible. So how do we make documents accessible? The…Continue readingHow to Make Documents Accessible
The iPhone is praised for the large amount of accessibility features included as standard, but how do you know what is available and how to set it up? This article explores how to configure iPhone accessibility features. Genius Bar / Apple Store can configure iPhone accessibility features For hands on help, if you are near…Continue readingHow to Configure iPhone Accessibility Features
Blind and partially sighted people use assistive technology or adaptations to make the world more accessible. Specialised assistive technology is often prohibitively expensive to many. With the introduction of Mobile phones and apps, it is no understatement to say, ‘There is an App for that’. Let’s explore my Top 5 iPhone Apps for Users with…Continue readingTop 5 iPhone Apps for Users with Sight Loss
Books are important for sharing knowledge and information, even in the Internet age. Books continue to be a crucial resource for education and leisure reading. So how does a blind person read books? Well, there are two main methods, Audio Books and Braille Books. Audio Books Audible, synonymous with audio books, was launched in 1995.…Continue readingHow does a Blind Person Read Books?
PDF as a document format has taken the world by storm. Only a few short years ago we needed to buy expensive software to create and edit PDF documents, but due to its popularity there is a now a wide range of software available for free. Top 5 Tips for working with PDF documents 1.…Continue reading5 tips for working with PDF documents
Selecting software or services can be a bewildering, especially when there are more than a couple to choose from or a wide range of features. Software or services are often used for many years after the initial decision to purchase. 5 Key Steps 1. List requirements needed from the selected software. 2. Categories the requirements…Continue reading5 Key Steps to Selecting Software or Services