Tag Archives: Blind

Black #Disability History: Martha Louise Morrow Foxx, Inspired Teacher

Martha Louise Morrow Foxx (Oct. 9, 1902 – 1985) “She developed in all her students’ self-reliance so that they could eagerly look forward to the time when they could support themselves out in the world” Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, … Continue reading

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Black #Disability History: Don Galloway, Independent Living and the Black Community

Disability Activist and advocate, Don Galloway was one of the many pioneers for inclusion standing at the intersection of two communities demanding justice. Born in 1938 in Washington DC Don Galloway acquired his disability at age thirteen after being struck … Continue reading

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Technology Update

Think Google Glass invades your privacy? Here’s a wristband that records audio 24 hours a day By Leo Mirani — August 22, 2013 So you heard a great joke at the pub last night but don’t remember the punchline. Was … Continue reading

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Education Update – NBCu #Disability Media Scholarship and Music Software for the #Blind

AAPD is announcing the NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship! The American Association of People with Disabilities is pleased to announce the NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship Fund.  This fund will provide four scholarships to individuals with disabilities interested in pursuing communication or media-related degrees, … Continue reading

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Technology Update

The FDA Just Approved a Bionic Eye that Lets Blind People See By Adam Clark Estes  – Atlantic Wire February 15, 2013          Imagine telling your grandma in 2003 that within a decade we’d invent a wearable video camera that wirelessly … Continue reading

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Employment Update

Monster.com First in Industry to Make Website Accessible for Blind Users Effort a Result of Agreement Between Monster Worldwide and the Attorney General’s Office and National Federation of the Blind; First Job Search Website to Be Fully Accessible BOSTON – … Continue reading

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