The [AT] Connects Blog

New AT Information Products

Posted By Anne Long | Jan 29, 2015
The NIDRR-funded AbleData project has released three new information products focusing on assistive technology (AT). AT for Parenting with a Disability highlights products that make day-to-day tasks like feeding, changing, transporting, and monitoring children easier for parents with disabilities. Make Your Own Tech Still Works for Many covers low- and medium-tech do-it-yourself AT solutions. Voting Success for People with Disabilities covers voting rights and technology to improve voting access. All are available as PDFs.

iPad App Brings Braille Keyboard to Blind Users’ Fingertips

Posted By Anne Long | Jan 26, 2015

iPad App Brings Braille Keyboard to Blind Users’ Fingertips



The proliferation of touchscreen technology may have revolutionized mobile computer input for most everyone, but there’s one sector of the population that isn’t exactly feeling the pinch, the tap, or the swipe: the blind. It’s nearly impossible to interact with elements on a totally smooth screen if you can’t see.  Read more>