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Our goal is to bring access technology awareness. Specifically, technologies that can be used without a screen.

Atechability Number 11: Hello, I’m Screen Reader, Your Virtual Assistant

“Wait! You’re telling me blind people use screen readers instead of those built-in virtual assistants that are found everywhere?” That’s right! in this article, we will discuss the differences and use cases between screen readers and virtual assistants! Read on to learn more!

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Introduction to VIBES

Read on for more information about this exciting new section of Screenless Allies, where we may hurt some feelings, but will prove many stereotypes wrong about blindness and visual impairments!

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Atechability Number 10: Surfin Web

Everybody knows that the web is the world wide resource! You thought I’d say the “Bird is the word, right?” Well, WRONG! Want to learn how to navigate the web with a screen reader much more easily and efficiently, rather than just using the “Arrow” keys all the time? This article will cover the basics of single letter web navigation! Read on to find out more information about navigating the web like a pro!

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Atechability Review Number 4: A Writer In Orbit

Houston, we see a writer that is in orbit, and it is small and powerful! Read on to find out more information on this tiny braille keyboard, and it may come to Earth safely for other people to take advantage of its features!

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Atechability Review Number 3: Cue The Mantis

Nope, it is not a praying mantis. This is a piece of equipment made by the American Printing House for the Blind, and HumanWare. Want to know what it does? Read on to find out more about this exciting new piece of technology released just this year!

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