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Learn How to Generate warm leads with PowerPoint Presentations!

Announcing the new WEBINARS ON WEBINARS (WOW) Series! A 5-part webinar series on how to develop, promote and deliver a webinar without spending a dime or stressing your brain! Lunch ‘n Learn with Changing Paces! Mondays at 12:00 to 1:00 pm Eastern on July 9, 16, 23, 30 & Aug 13 . You’ll learn: how […]

Tech show provides platform to the disabled

New Delhi: Taha Haaziq is blind, but his disability never stopped him from following his dreams. He teaches Indian classical music and even provides lessons on popular internet-based video-calling software Skype. He also works with National Association for the Blind (NAB), Goan, as a computer trainer. “I am blind but that doesn’t stop me unless […]

Multi-year award to provide online entrepreneurial opportunities to persons with disabilities

MAITLAND, FLORIDA–Blue Orb, Inc., parent company of the assistive technology keyboard orbiTouch, was awarded a three year Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Science Foundation. This grant focuses on providing persons with disabilities an opportunity to independently develop their own ideas as entrepreneurs. Service-disabled veterans also fall into the scope of this project. […]

The IPad’s Secret Abilities

The Apple tablet is helping people with disabilities by reading e-mails, voicing directions, and zooming in on text By Rachael King Jonathan Avila uses his iPad in ways most people might not realize are possible: The device reads e-mail to him while he’s traveling to work, tells him which way to walk when he is […]

MoreKeyboard Creates an Easier-to-Use Computer Keyboard

The MoreKeyboard is designed with big keys, large print, and multiple leg adjustments to benefit older persons, the physically and/or vision disabled, larger framed and athletic people, children and those whose work requires wearing gloves. Today, being able to use a computer is just as important as being able to read and write. But for […]

Phone Service for People with Speech Disabilities

Trish’s guest for this week will be Dr Bob Segalman. Born in 1942 with Cerebral Palsy, his parents insisted on mainstreaming him several decades before inclusion was even conceptualized. As an end result, Dr. Bob received two doctoral degrees and is the founder and central advocate for Speech-to-Speech phone services for people with speech disabilities. […]

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