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The National Federation of the Blind of Kentucky

Technology Assistance Division

Welcome to the Resource Page of the Technology Assistance Division.

In the first section, we have provided you with five selected video presentations for your viewing pleasure and five selected audio presentations for your listening pleasure.

In the following section of this page, you will find access to a list of assistive technology related resources. Feel free to share your favorite resources with us, via the Contact Form at Click Here To Contact Us

Lastly, in this section, you will find the link to the NFB-KY website. Note that this free reading service is only available to individuals who are print impaired.

Selected Video Presentations: In the first video, NFB Federationist, Mark Riccobono safely navigates the famed course at the Daytona International Speedway. The Ford Escape hybrid used in this ground breaking feat was equipped with non visual technology. This video presentation has descriptive audio.

The subsequent audio content below are the following: Video Games for the Visually Impaired, Applications for the Blind Part 1, Applications for the Blind Part 2, and Federationist, Dan Parker Talks About Racing at the Bonneville Salt Flats. All are youtube presentations.

For those who don't have flash, please find your direct links to the video content directly below.

Selected Audio Presentations: The first audio presentation is a demonstration of Federationist, Bruce Gardner using the Victor Reader Stream as an audible teleprompter.

The presentation contains an enhanced explanation and tips for success on how to use the Victor Reader Stream as an audible teleprompter for 1) public speaking, 2) reading fluently aloud, and 3) reading to oneself for personal comprehension.

The subsequent audio presentations below are courtesy of Tek Talk, which can be found at Accessible World. Please see the resource list below for further information on the Accessible World website.

Don't have an audio player? Don't worry, we have you covered. Please see the Accessible Audio Player at Click Here

Resources, Resources & More Resources

Please find a compiled list of our assistive Technology resources by clicking on the following link AT Resources

NFB-NEWSLINE KENTUCKY is an audio reading service for the print impaired for people who are eligible across the Commonwealth. The service is free to anyone who is eligible. You are eligible if you have a learning disability, are blind, visually impaired, or have a fine motor skills impairment which prevents holding a paper or turning a page.

NEWSLINE offers over 300 newspapers, 40+ magazines, and TV Listings per consumer choice, and is navigated by the user-friendly, menu-driven system, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The addition of the Target Store Ads and Job Postings via Career Builder provides greater independence to shoppers and job hunters alike. My Newspaper in the Favorites section allows the reader to select specific sections from any or all of the publications to create one’s own special newspaper for convenient access, and the Global Search feature presents the opportunity to search the entire service for a single word or phrase of interest which results in a comprehensive display of the articles in which the search item appears.

To read about the unique audio reading service known as NFB-NEWSLINE® and to register online, please see the following references: NFB NEWSLINE KY and Did You Know

With regard to the online form, please note: For optimal navigation, it is necessary to use both Tab and UpArrow/DownArrow keys to read all content within the NFB-NEWSLINE® online application form.

A Link for Veterans

The use of asbestos has hurt thousands of individuals and their families, so we've made it our mission to meet their needs. That's why we provide free information, resources and personal assistance to anyone affected by mesothelioma and asbestos exposure.

For more information, see Mesothelioma & Veterans

The real problem of blindness is not the loss of eyesight. The real problem is the misunderstanding and lack of information that exists. If a blind person has proper training and opportunity, blindness can be reduced to a physical nuisance.

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