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CREATING A MOBILITY APP FOR BLIND PEOPLE by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities There has been a good deal of research about what most or many people carry around with them. Keys, money and the mobile phone come top of the list. But we blind people are ... Read on »
VI young People Creating Their Own Websites by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities ‘Have Your Say’ Multi- Media (Web Aware) Training Weekend provided by Screenreader.net and LOOK 19th 20th 21st March 2011 SUMMARY REPORT So many times, you find you ... Read on »
Revolution In The Air by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities REVOLUTION IN THE AIR Whatever your political views, you might to some extent, agree with me that times are tough for less able people. Some of our blind mates too, are ... Read on »
RUNNING THE SHOW by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities We have been running the Thunder project for over four years now and we rightly from time to time think about the future of Thunder and free screenreader software for blind ... Read on »
THE IPHONE AS A JOURNEY COMPANION by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities 12 November 2010 In a previous article, I briefly described some of the apps on my iPhone. I hope I made the point that the iPhone could add value to our lives as ... Read on »
SUMMER HOTCHPOCH We are hav ... by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities SUMMER HOTCHPOCH We are having quite a busy Summer here at Screenreader.net in Peterborough. Roger went along to the Sight Village exhibition in Birmingham but we did not ... Read on »
The ipad has landed by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities The ipad has landed Tool or toy or both for people with little or no sight? I noticed that the iphone and the ipad failed to make an appearance at last year’s Sight Vi ... Read on »
A New Version Of The Thunder software by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Oh dear!!! I am not very good at this blogging business. Margaret and I work hard every day but, well, I am sorry that it has been so long. Sorry I can’t do all I should do ... Read on »
A Dog's Diary August 26 2009 by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities A dog’s diary Just occasionally, something springs out at you an grabs your emotions and you just have to play your part. What follows came from a blind friend in Italy. ... Read on »
IT and Accessit July 2009 R ... by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities IT and Accessit July 2009 Roger Wilson-Hinds I am replying to a June AccessIT article, reprinted from Braille Monitor which compared four low cost screenreader softwar ... Read on »
Well, sadly, this blog has bee ... by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Well, sadly, this blog has been a long time coming but at least there is some news to report. There is a new version of Thunder up there on www.screenreader.net and some ... Read on »
Louis Braille by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities www.screenreder.net I should think that everyone knows who invented Braille. Louis Braille, of course and all the blindness charities round the world will rightly be cele ... Read on »
EVERYONE A WINNER by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities RADAR is a very influential charity in the UK, bringing together a pan-disability approach to empower and prosper Screenreader was nominated for an Disabled Entrepreneur of t ... Read on »
MORE THUNDER SUCCESS by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Blog: More Success for Thunder Sometimes, but not very often, we feel the need to moan. It’s a bad old world and when thousands of people are so misused in the Congo and ... Read on »
The Credit Crunch and Greetings Cards by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities The Credit Crunch and Greetings Cards. There is so much economic gloom and doom about these days, one wonders how people with little or no sight will survive and of cours ... Read on »
On Friday in London, I attende ... by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities On Friday in London, I attended a conference entitled “Scripting Enabled” which in advance was described to me as a hackers’ day. So this was about good hackers lending thei ... Read on »
Web Accessibility and iTunes by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities There is plenty to blog about again this time round. We are busy but need a holiday after working very hard through the so-called UK Summer. DDA Accessibility LawsThe Ame ... Read on »
I Missed The Archers Sorry but t... by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I Missed The Archers Sorry but this is UK Soap radio stuff but, even so, there is lots to learn. Margaret and I are Archers fans and its our time to sit, do nothin ... Read on »
Flying Out to Austria In March I... by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Flying Out to Austria In March I have to spend a few days in Austria because we have been given some European Community money to develop our free software in several ea ... Read on »
Health Matters Our software is u... by Roger WH Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Health Matters Our software is used at RNIB New College, Worcester and a staff member wrote to me asking about a website with a Body Mass Calculator so that the pupils ... Read on »