Pete Eckert is totally blind and he is a visual artist–a photographer. In 2008 he competed head-on with sighted photographers and won Grand Prize in the Artist Wanted: Exposure 2008 international photography competition. How does he do it? Pete explains that he “sees” using sound. “Sound gives an image just like light gives an image. . . My artwork is …Read More »
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Since 1974, Computer Technologies Program has provided over one million hours of training and support for thousands of people with disabilities taking steps toward their career goals. We work hand-in-hand with the Department of Rehabilitation so there is no cost for our program’s participants and they have access to a wide range of support services.
Sorenson Communications has just released two new products–ntouch PC and ntouch Mobile–allowing deaf people to stay in touch with everyone, everywhere. ntouch PC turns your laptop into a VP that works with internet and Wi-Fi connections so that you can use it anywhere–at home, at work, in airports and hotels. ntouch Mobile is a simple to use VP mobile phone …Read More »
LookTel is about to release an award-winning app (the first in a planned series) for people with visual impairments and blindness. Designed for use on iPods and iPhones, the Money Reader app: Instantly recognizes US currency and speaks the denomination, enabling people with visual impairments or blindness to quickly and easily identify and count bills. Simply point your iPhone’s camera …Read More »
This is truly an amazing resource! It’s possibly the most comprehensive accommodation resource available. Take some time and explore all that’s available at http://askjan.org/ The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential technical assistance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Since 1983, JAN’s professional consultants have provided quality customer service to more than …Read More »
Rubicon Programs prepares people with very low income (especially the homeless) to achieve financial independence, and partners with people with mental illness on their journey of recovery. They provide employment, housing, mental health and other supportive services. Rubicon Programs has just launched a new website providing more in-depth information on their services, including new photos and videos highlighting their participants’ …Read More »