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Jul 7, 2008
On Independence Day, 2008, the National Federation of the Blind awarded the Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award to George Kerscher, Ph.D. for his efforts to make information accessible to people who are blind or who have print disabilities. Kerscher, who is blind, coined the term "print disabled" to describe people who cannot effectively read print because...

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May 9, 2008
The release of an esoteric plug-in for a twenty-year-old piece of software normally doesn't merit much attention... except when the software is the ubiquitous Microsoft Word, and the add-on could have a major positive effect on the 1.5 million blind or visually impaired Americans who use computers, millions more like them around the globe, and,...

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May 7, 2008
Microsoft Corp. today launched new software that will make it easier for anyone to create documents and content that will be accessible for blind and print-disabled individuals. The new "Save as DAISY XML" add-in, designed for Microsoft Office Word 2007, Word 2003 and Word XP, will allow users to save Open XML-based text files into DAISY...

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