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ThisWebsite is being updated frequently with additional information and new topics. The last update to the site was made on May 19, 2019. The focus of this website is to provide multiple forms of resources, information, new concepts, and even some entertainment.
Below is a table highlighting a few of the topics which I focused on so far, then below the table are the links to go to the pages for the actual information on the topics
The alphabetized links below take you to the pages where those topics are addressed, but first check out the next two items:
: IMPORTANT: Click Here To Listen To a Sample of How Someone Who Cannot See Could Enjoy Superman One Movie using Audio description.
ALSO IMPORTANT, I am inviting you to go to the page on this site on audio description. If you click on this link you can listen to a sample of part of The Wizard of Oz. You can hear how it enables someone who can't see the screen, to understand what is happening in this highly visual movie. Then you might be interested in clicking on the link a few lines below to go to my page on this site on Audio Description and hear other movies in this format.
Acupressure Points you can do yourself for everything from boosting your Immune System, to relieving pain, to reducing stress, to helping you sleep.
Android Smart Phones for the Visually Impaired or Blind. A list of ways to make an Android Cell Phone more accessible, talk the text on the screen, make print more visible, turn the phone into a scanner, magnifier, be a way to maintain a calendar of appointments, read the denominations of paper currency and so much more. Click on this link to see what I have found. While I am not an authority on Androids, I have tapped resources and people who use Androids and are in the field of Assistive Technology.,
Audio Description, before I say anything else, this page contains direct links to the actual movie sound tracks with audio description for over 230 movies. Check some of them out and you will find the quality to be excellent. If you have full vision, try experiencing movies the way people with low or no vision might enjoy a movie. Now, beyond all the 260 plus movies, there is an explanation of what audio description is, how it started, what audio described movies are in the cinemas and on TV, and so much more is at your disposal if you click on this link.
Brain and its parts, how it Works Including Memory Storage and body memory, how thoughts are made, and the Sympathetic and parasympathetic Nervous System, as well as Information on a few other Body Systems such as the Respiratory, Nervous, and the blood vessel system. Click on this link to learn all about the Brain and the other systems.
Do You Know Why Something is called a Certain Name? Do you Know some Things Have Names When You Never Knew They Did? Are you using Things The Correct Way they Were Made to be used or Eaten? Do you Know What Myths are untrue? Click or enter on this link and have fun with the trivial bits and pieces of life. This is my page to find out if you know about the little things in life which might be a bewilderment, or, we might be doing something not in the way it was intended. I have compiled a page of videos which go over these items. Click or enter on this link to learn all about these things. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did in finding them for this page.
Ear and the Hearing System, its parts, how we hear certain sounds. Click on this link to learn more about the way people hear.
Emojis That Work on Windows and Apple/Mac Platform with their full meanings and can be cut and pasted from this site for your use. Click on this link to learn of and paste the right expression to your messages.
Employment Resources for Job Seekers. A Huge List of Job Search Engines and Job Boards Specific to Various Fields and Professions, From Technology, to the Health Industry, to the Non-Profit Environment, to the Wide Range of the Arts, to the Restaurant Field, to Jobs in the Government, and on and on. Click on this link to see the page which is extremely long and your Interest May be Many Pages Down from the Start. The list Overall is Over 12 Pages Long.
Face book Keyboard Shortcuts which can be used by anyone including those using a screen reader. Click on this link to see the document copied from Face book's Help Section.
Financial resources list for assistance with eye care the costs of medications by patient assistance programs through drug manufacturers, and assistance with finding resources to aid in affording a service animal. Click on this link to see if there is anything for you or someone you know.
International Organizations, Services, Agencies, and Offerings for People who are Visually Impaired or Blind. The links on the page you will go to by clicking or entering on this link will provide you with the names and contact information for reaching out to them for information or services. The countries included are extensive thanks to several sources I tapped into for this growing new part of my site.
Increasing the Size of Print Which is Displayed on a Windows Computer. By clicking on this Link, You Will Learn of The Various Built In and Software Remedies To Make the Print on A Windows Computer Larger and Enhanced for Someone with Low Vision.
JAWS, (Job Access with Speech) Screen Reading Program, with links to reference sheets, You Tube Videos, and many Webinars by Freedom Scientific on using JAWS with a wide variety of programs as well as how to work with Amazon and Target. Click on this link to learn more about JAWS.
Low Vision, Visually Impaired, and Blindness related medical Information, Resources, Agencies, Organizations, Services, Research, Vision Simulations, Sports Organizations, Rehabilitation Techniques, Benefit Finders, Discounts, and more. Click or enter on this link to find all of those items.
Nature Sound Videos which were compiled from ones posted on You Tube, including ones of birds, rain, the ocean, Summer night sounds, early morning sounds, and much more. Click on this link to listen and find out if any help you to relax, sleep, or just take a nice break.
Mindfulness Guided Meditation with explanations' of its beginning and purpose. There are many recordings to help you as they guide you through the process of body awareness, awareness of breath, anxiety relief, self appreciation, and ones that assist in helping you sleep. The recordings vary with some having a Single Voice, others with A Voice with Music and yet others with the Sounds of Nature. Click on this link to explore and experience the benefits of the recordings and information.
NVDA, a Free Screen Reading Program, this page covers everything from Downloading the program Link, through the Userís Manual to the Instructional Videos on using NVDA created by the American Foundation for the Blind. Click on this link to learn about this free program.
Siri Commands and Capabilities. A complete list of all the things Siri can do to let you be more informed, on time, communicative, as well as amused. Click on this link to see the page which is linked to documents I created
Sleep Apnea, if you or someone you know snores then you want to click or enter on this link to learn how danger of a serious health problem might be knocking at your door. The page has information from its definition, causes, symptoms, ways to learn if you have it, diagnosis process, treatments, the history of the CPAP, all about how it works, newer versions of the CPAP, Tips from the FDA on the CPAP, How to sleep with it on, and alternatives to treating and managing sleep apnea other than using a CPAP type of device.
Stargardt's Eye Disease, Information from Diagnosis to research to potential future treatments. Click on this link to learn more about this rare eye disease.
Trivia Facts About Everything from Why Things Have the Names They Have, What Things Are Called When You Never Thought They Had a Name, Myths That Just Are Not True, Things the Body Can do Which You Might Not know, and so much more information are All on This page which is the same as the one listed earlier on my site. It is replicated here under Trivia for Those Who Would Look for it Using That Word. If you click or enter on this Link, you will go to that same page which is filled with many, many trivial pieces of information.
Vendors, a comprehensive list of those who Sell products which Might Be Helpful for People who have low vision, are visually impaired, or are functionally or totally Blind. This includes vendors selling Assistive Technology, Canes, Talking Products, Large Print Products and much more. Click on this link to explore what is available through these vendors.
Note: there are some
graphics on this page which have not yet been coded for accessibility. They are
two animated upward rolling signs with the words welcome in colorful letters on
a black background. One on each side of the name of this site, such a Site.
Also, there is a multi-color flashing decorative bar of lights below my
narrative that is also right above the Table of topics. Then below the table is
a bar of a reddish colored glass horizontal decorative bar . Then a
decorative chrome bar is right above the starting of the list of links for this
website. As soon as I can apply the appropriate html code to these objects, I
will remove this explanation as the graphics will then read what they are when
the screen reading programs move over them.
Note: there are some graphics on this page which have not yet been coded for accessibility. They are two animated upward rolling signs with the words welcome in colorful letters on a black background. One on each side of the name of this site, such a Site. Also, there is a multi-color flashing decorative bar of lights below my narrative that is also right above the Table of topics. Then below the table is a bar of a reddish colored glass horizontal decorative bar . Then a decorative chrome bar is right above the starting of the list of links for this website. As soon as I can apply the appropriate html code to these objects, I will remove this explanation as the graphics will then read what they are when the screen reading programs move over them.