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Kindle Paperwhite for Limited Vision Persons

I’ve received several notes asking how things are going. All is well! Eye and vision are fine, but I’m having to use readers more often for small text.

I recently got a Kindle paperwhite…and I’d highly recommend that for Keratoconus patients! You can zoom up on most content and the contrast is amazing. The battery lasts forever and the choices of books is huge.  I wish I’d had this when my Karatoconus was really bad.

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You can get yours here.

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Posted by on August 7, 2014 in Diary Entries, Tips

 

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Article: Things I learned by pretending to be blind for a week

photo by David Ball

photo by David Ball

I’ve been so busy at work lately that I’ve not been able to breathe…. but when I saw this article, I just had to share it with my readers especially since I work in this industry (user interface.)  I’m sure the low vision audience already knows this – but the others may find it very informative.

“… I started using a screen reader to see (I suppose I should say “experience”) how a blind user navigates a website..”

Read the entire post here.

 
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Posted by on January 7, 2013 in Interesting Stuff

 

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