The AbleData project has published a guide, How State Assistive Technology (AT) Programs Can Help You, which explains what state AT Programs are and who they serve. The guide discusses the kinds of programs and services that these state programs provide and how they can assist consumers in obtaining the AT devices that they need to carry out their daily activities with greater ease, efficiency, and independence.
“Google Maps Launches Detailed Voice Guidance to Help the Blind and Visually Impaired with Navigation”
Google Maps has improved walking directions for people with visual impairments. The Google service can now offer more detailed voice guidance and new types of verbal announcements, including walking directions that provide proactive alerts to indicate that a user is on the right route.