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Top Productivity Apps for the Blind and Visually Impaired

One of the great benefits of the iOS devices is to assist us in staying productive.  For people with vision impairment or blindness there are several apps that support our unique needs.  Below are a few of my favorites. VoiceDream reader Holy cow, if I had to pick an app for accessing enlarged print or…
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Health Habits to Lower Glaucoma Risk

Although no strategies exist to lower glaucoma risk; Healthy habits offer starting point Although there are no proven strategies to prevent glaucoma, it is a subject worth discussing—particularly with the current renaissance that glaucoma is experiencing. Although there are no proven strategies to prevent glaucoma, it is a subject worth discussing—particularly with the current renaissance…
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Financial Independence For Visually Impaired

Apps to help you track and manage your finances. In this week’s post, I am going to provide you with ideas and apps that will help you track and manage your finances. From talking calculators, to an app to help you identify currency, to an app to help you manage your statements and a few…
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Who’s Paying for Assistive Technology?

The market for technology that helps the disabled is growing, but costs remain an issue. The on-going challenge to have assistive technology covered, or at the very least, allow as a tax deduction for people who pay out of pocket. When Lee Huffman wants to use his personal computer, he launches a special application that…
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5 Worst Eye Problems

Here are the 5 worst eye problems that affect the elderly. 1. Glaucoma:  Abrupt and severe pain in your eyes and seeing halos can be signs of glaucoma. Glaucoma is an eye condition caused by elevated levels of fluid pressure in the eyes, which can potentially damage the fragile fibers of the optic nerve. This damage…
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Independent Living Apps

Independent Living apps could mean several different things.  In this case we mean an app that will assist with a task or provide independence with a task.  For example, we need to know denominations of currency, so using the camera on the device along with an app that speaks what it sees. Here are my…
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