WeWALK App Features: As WeWALK we aim to increase the mobility of visually impaired people by providing accessible navigation. We always aim to provide better navigation experience to our users. That is why with new update on WeWALK app we eliminated errors that may come on your way. Try out the new navigation and stay tuned for more updates.
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KCB is pleased to offer once again our assistive technology matching grants and our $1,000 academic scholarship for 2021. Any visually impaired resident of Kentucky and any visually impaired KCB member in good standing regardless of place of residence is eligible to apply. Click to learn more.
Dan Parker, aka The Blind Machinist, has an incredible life story. He was blinded in a horrific drag racing incident back in 2012 and continues to race to this very day. Better yet, he’s taking part in the 2021 Blind Driver Challenge and, later this year, will attempt to nail the Guinness Book World Record for the “Fastest Speed for a Car Driven Blindfolded.” Read more of his story here.
“Which fonts are accessible?” We get asked this question regularly. It may surprise you to know that there aren’t specific “accessible” fonts. Different people prefer different fonts, and that includes people with disabilities! That said, legibility is important, especially for people with low vision and people with reading disabilities such as dyslexia. Click to learn more.
Vision Australia joined forces with LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre recently to introduce kids who are blind or have low vision to LEGO® Braille Bricks for the very first time.As the LEGO® Foundation’s official partner for the distribution of LEGO® Braille Bricks in Australia, Vision Australia welcomed 20 families to LEGOLAND Discovery Centre for a special event to discover the new range of LEGO® bricks, which have been designed to expose children to braille from a young age. Read the whole news here.