Orphan Drug Act
FDA Safety and Innovation Act Signed: A Monumental Step Toward The Development of Safe and Effective Treatments for Millions of Americans With Rare Diseases
Tennis for the Blind
Great article showing that there are virtually no limits just the need for some adaptations.
When you follow this link, look for the video link on the first picture on the left hand column to see the tennis in action.
Calling all Parents and Families of Chilldren who are blind or visually impaired – we need your help.
I am Joe Strechay, an associate at the American Foundation for the Blind in the CareerConnect program. Scott Truax from the American Foundation for the Blind's CareerConnect and FamilyConnect is working with me to compile this information from families of teens and children with vision loss for a presentation we are creating for the 2012 AER International Conference and other conferences in...
Text to Speech Televisions
UK’s First Inbuilt Text-To-Speech TVs Hit The Shelves.
Electronics manufacturer Panasonic has built text-to-speech
functionality into 30 of its television models, designed
specifically to help blind and visually impaired users, making
them the first such TVs to become available on the UK general
Google Car for the Blind
When this becomes standard, it will be a safer world for all of us!
Feel Screen Technology
An interesting article about touch screens that may be coming in the future: Feel Screen Pros and Cons
Cane That Helps Blind to Socialize
A high-tech white cane lets people who cannot see tap into geo-social services such as Foursquare to find friends while on the go. The BlindSpot cane uses GPS and smartphone technologies to check on users' friends' whereabouts, then it issues tactile and audio alerts along with directions to help users meet with their social contacts. FastCoExist.com ;