people with disabilities

Safety alert: Voice Dream Mail Pro app is better for the visually impaired than for drivers barreling down the freeway

By David Rothman
June 5, 2015 // 2 Comments

Updated June 5 I’ve long been a booster of Voice Dream, the best text-to-speech app for reading e-books, at least for me. Now, from developer Winston Chen, comes word of another product for [...]

Cheap blind-friendly E Ink Kindles with read-aloud and audio nav capabilities: A how-to for Amazon

By David Rothman
February 9, 2015 // 2 Comments

I hope that Amazon’s CEO never becomes a blind visionary. But if Jeff Bezos’s eyes should ever go downhill in a serious way—a risk for millions of aging baby boomers—he could still [...]

Was librarian David Faucheux the world’s first blind blogger?

By libertyc
February 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Was my friend David Faucheux—a library and information science graduate—the world’s first blind blogger? Any librarians or others know the answer? I set David up in May 2004 on a commercial [...]

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