While we celebrated Independence 2011 in last week’s In Case You Missed It, it is at no surprise, that Independence 2011 continued to receive attention this week. Take a look at the posts below to see the aftermath of Independence 2011. Amongst the many amazing things, you will find Yahoo! Chief of Products, Blake Irving, playing wheelchair basketball with the biggest smile on his face.
- Tommy Edison: NY Comic Con / Closed Captioning / Blind Food Critic
Can’t wait to show The Blind Film Critic, Tommy Edison, “What the hell we’re all about”. Watch this video to find out what we’re talking about!
- WebAIM: WebAIM: Web Accessibility for Designers
WebAIM makes it easy for designers to understand accessibility concerns.
- Testing Accessibility on Mobile Applications with Flip Cameras and more
Nate and I just finished speaking about mobile accessibility testing at Web 2.0 New York. Here are the slides:
- VA Palo Alto Health Care System
We like to share more than links on our Facebook page, explore the organizations we’ve liked in the past. For instance the V.A. Hospital in Palo Alto. You’ll find a lot of information on their research with vision, brain trauma, and physical disabilities.
- AbleGamers’ @ Yahoo! Independence 2011
Great collection of photos from Independence-2011 event.
- VisionAware: Part 1: What’s new in iOS 5 for the iPhone by Scott Davert, Helen Keller National Cente
The much anticipated release of iOS 5 brings new and exciting accessibility features, now organized in three different headings: Vision, Hearing, and Physical/Motor.
- Good news! We’ve opened up our facebook page. You, our fans, can now write or post content directly to our wall
- Silicon Valley developers gather to create apps for people with autism
Hacking Autism, which was sponsored by Hewlett Packard, brought together parents, people with autism, experts, and engineers to build new tools.
- The Skin Gun
This new techniques could save the lives of many burn victims. The individual’s healthy skin cells are sprayed onto the burn to accelerate healing.
- It’s Not Always Your Fault
Click “Like” if you’ve ever had somebody apologize to you, when you were actually the one at fault.
- How has Facebook helped you? Do you use it for information gathering, socializing, or ???
- Wall Photos
Just arrived at the Web 2.0 Expo NY 2011
- Steve Jobs gave ‘the blind eyes; the deaf ears’ — Stevie Wonder
“His company was the first to come up with technology that made it accessible without screaming out loud, ‘This is for the blind, this is for the deaf” Wonder said
- Independence 2011
Independence 2011… once again, Thanks!
- Stanford summer course yields touchscreen Braille writer
this application could do to braille writers what Proloque2go did for AAC devices. It’s a clever twist to make the buttons find the fingers.
- Blake Irving playing Wheelchair Basketball
Another great photo from the Independence 2011 event
- 7 Tech Breakthroughs That Empower People With Disabilities
Seven Amazing Technology Tools That Empower Lives of People with Disabilities:
- In My Own Words: Amazingly Ordinary
Alan Brightman explains why accessibility is important to Yahoo and what “Our Ordinary is Amazing” means to us.
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