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Feelif just released two applications that will help blind and visually impaired users have a better understanding of their surroundings and of photos.
Feelif is a tactile tablet that is able to combine native features of the Samsung tablet, like vibrations and the built-in screenreader, with a tactile surface to create a whole new learning experience.
For children who are non-verbal or have low motor coordination, switches can be a great way to augment their play. If you're just getting started with a switch you may be looking for some ideas on how to use this device with your child. Here are some things we've tried with our switches.
Children with CVI often prefer clear, crisp images with little background clutter. They respond well to high contrast, bright colors (especially yellow or red), movement and LIGHTS!
NFB joins forces with Amazon to improve Kindle accessibility for blind students
The Tactile Caliper puts measuring to the 1/16" in the hands of blind users with braille output!