Assistive Technology with Sam Seavey and Mike May

January is Assistive Technology Month here at Braille Institute. So, to kick off this year’s campaign, we interviewed two leading

By |2023-01-04T12:56:24-08:00December 30th, 2022|Sight Loss Blog, Technology Month|

Technology Month: Meet Braille Institute Student Leo and His “Smart Home” Technology for Visually Impaired

Leo started taking technology classes and receiving one-on-one technology instruction at Braille Institute’s Coachella Valley Center. Because there are instructors at Braille Institute who are blind or visually impaired themselves, they understand  how to teach someone without vision to use a computer and use other assistive technology devices and apps.

By |2021-01-22T18:16:29-08:00January 22nd, 2021|Technology Month|

Technology for Vision Impaired: Who Are The Most-Popular, Blind YouTube Content Creators?

Those who are blind and visually impaired have taken to YouTube and created their own channels and videos which have been viewed by millions. The open access aspect of YouTube has broken down barriers and walls that have allowed those who are visually impaired to create their own content and find their own audiences.

By |2021-01-15T14:47:34-08:00January 8th, 2021|Technology Month|

Braille Institute Students Create their own YouTube Channels and Blogs including Focus on Technology for Vision Impaired

At Braille Institute, we’re lucky to have some brilliant and tech savvy content creators who are visually impaired and who share their expertise and experiences online. Many of them focus on technology but some also focus on cooking and sharing what it is like to live with vision impairment.

By |2021-03-10T15:30:28-08:00January 8th, 2021|Technology Month|

Assistive Technology for Visually Impaired: The Best Devices for Listening to Audio Books on the BARD Mobile App

There’s never been a better time to get lost in the magic of reading and Braille Institute’s Library Service offers great news for those who are blind or visually impaired with access to free books and magazines digitally with the BARD app.

By |2021-03-10T16:00:09-08:00January 8th, 2021|Technology Month|

Braille Institute Student: Nimfa’s technology journey from flip phone to newest iPhone

Nimfa’s story is perfect for Technology Month, which we celebrate each January at Braille Institute, and she is just one of the thousands of people who are blind and visually impaired, who we have helped maximize their independence through technology for visually impaired education over the past more than 100 years.

By |2020-12-22T13:19:46-08:00December 17th, 2020|Our Stories, Sight Loss Blog, Technology Month|