Monday, January 31, 2011

How can this be done?

 The voices of the blind is being heard around the world.  With the use of technology, screen readers, the blind can write letters, read documents using a scanner and appropriate software,The use of technology to assist disabled person is opening the doors of opportunity for the handicapped. Technology is giving the blind and the handicapped more independence and power to decide on important issues such as voting.  A blind person can manage his own money using a money scanner  and choose the color of clothes he or she wants to wear using a color scanner. There are talking books . and other equipment that make it easier to read on the go.  We can study online, shop online , bank online , almost everything online. Yes, technology has empowered the handicapped.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Can a blind person use a computer?

Many people wonder how a blind person can use a computer.  They are surprised to know that a blind person is pod casting, blogging, surfing the net, is on face book , twitter and writing web sites.A blind person writing on a computer?Is this possible?