B G Word Maze – latest free game release from Spoonbill Software

Spoonbill Software has just released its latest game entitled B G Word Maze.

B G Word Maze combines the skill of solving a maze with the skill of unscrambling letters to make words. The game is played in levels. There are seven levels in all. Each level has a larger maze and more letters to collect.

B G Word maze can be downloaded directly from the Spoonbill Software Blind Gamers website at:
bgwordmaze

The Blind Gamers Series, from Spoonbill Software in Australia, is a range of free Windows-based PC games especially for those who are blind or with visual impairments.

A list of all games with basic descriptions may be viewed by going to
bggames

On this page, click on a game to read a description and find a download link for each game.
The games are listed in chronological order of release date.
At this point there are more than 30 games, including many popular word, card and board games, as well as some numbers games and an accessible crossword puzzle game.

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eBook: Coping with Vision Loss (from the perspective of a caregiver)
Coping with Vision Loss (from the perspective of a caregiver) is a rich compilation of technology and insights to help someone who is coping with vision loss or their caregiver. The insights are the byproduct of many years serving as my Mom’s caregiver after she lost her sight. I believe…
05/12/2016
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The Neighborhood News Online Monthly Magazine
Hello! My name is Patty L. Fletcher and I am the creator of an online magazine called The Neighborhood News. The mission of The Neighborhood News is to bridge the gaps that separate and cause negativity and strife for us all. Gaps such as disABILITY, both physical and mental, And…
05/12/2016

Blind Abilities: Bridging the Gap between the limited expectations and the realities of blind Abilities.
“When we share what we see through each other’s eyes, We can then bridge the Gap between the limited expectations and the realities of Blind Abilities.” The Free Blind Abilities App is the quickest way to reach High School students, College bound Students and those seeking information about Blindness. All…
05/02/2016

Facebook Group – Jobs for the Blind
If you are seriously looking for a job or if you know of others that are trying to find one or could help blind people get employment opportunities, feel free to join my Facebook group called “Jobs for the Blind”. You can look it up by that name or copy…
04/22/2016

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Resources for Blind and VI Job Seekers
Perkins School provides “Resources for blind and visually impaired Job Seekers at http://www.perkins.org/services/workplace/job-seekers
04/24/2016

First Ever Circle of the Blind Mice Viewer Appreciation Contest!
In celebration of reaching & surpassing my first 50 subscribers, I am holding the first ever Circle of the Blind Mice Subscriber Appreciation Contest, sponsored by visor app.net! If you’d like a chance to win a free iTunes app store code to download the Visor Magnifier app, which normally retails…
04/23/2016

Free Ebooks on Beginner Arts and Crafts from Interweave Press
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04/15/2016

The Blind Panels podcast by Comics Empower
Comics Empower, the comic book store for the blind offers readers the Blind Panels podcast. The latest episode has just been released. Since interactive fiction (i.e. text adventure games) have become accessible for the blind, I felt it was a good chance to interview Interactive Fiction maven Andrew Plotkin, a.k.a.…
04/13/2016

Circle of the Blind Mice: Low on Vision, High on Tech!
Circle of the Blind Mice is a blog & YouTube channel dedicated to talking tech, life & occasionally other products from a low vision perspective. From high tech to low tech, everyday tech & simple tech tips, my mission is to help you learn, use & embrace technology, and for…
04/12/2016

Unlimited Access to Mists of Audazzle
Audazzle have been making a game and platform “JumpInSauceRS” and “Mists of Audazzle”. We offer it free to anyone who doesn’t want to pay or can’t afford to pay yet. The game is accessible for blind and VI. Its available on PC, MAC, iPhone, iOS devices, Android phones and devices.…
04/07/2016

Now Free-of-charge – Verbal View Tutorials
APH produced a number of comprehensive software tutorials under the Verbal View name, which have now all been discontinued. Four of these tutorials covered the Microsoft Office® suite of products, and while they focused on Office 2007, the information is for the most part still accurate. There is certainly no…
04/07/2016

Developers Wanted
Jim Kitchen made many free games available to the blind. He passed on last August, but his family is maintaining the site, and is open to offers from developers who might be willing to port the games to iOS and other platforms. Jim’s sister’s email address is on the site…
04/03/2016

Customized poetry
I write highly-customized rhyming poetry on a variety of topics, suitable for all kinds of occasions and recipients. I deliver unique content in a timely manner and it always adheres to the specifications determined by the customer as strictly as possible.
03/16/2016
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The Blind Community Short Story Contest
The Blind Community short story contest is now underway. Send your stories to contest@theblindcommunity.com We are excited seeing the stories that have been submitted so far, and can’t wait to see more. So join the fun, and you might be the one who wins the contest.
03/12/2016

Penpal Program for Blind and Visually Impaired Children,
For more information, visit http://www.bestblindfriendsforever.com
03/11/2016

Questionnaire On Issues Faced By People With Disabilities When Using Search Engines
For more information, visit the survey page at: http://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/SSHQVB9
03/10/2016

New Facebook Group for Students, Teachers and Parents of the Visually Impaired
Adrijana Prokopenko recently created a facebook group for teachers and parents of blind children and for university students who are studying to become teachers to the blind, as well as professors, psychologists, counselors, doctors, volunteers or anyone else who is connected to them in some way. They should feel free…
03/11/2016

New mouse pointers with many new styles and colours Available from 22 Point
Quentin Christensen  of 22 Point  fame has announced the availability of  a very large update to the mouse pointers with many new styles and colours. Each pack now includes FOUR schemes, essentially two colours, each with both black and white border.  This ensures the pointers will work in your chosen…
03/01/2016

The Blind Community Locking Arms Together To Create A Better Future For Tomorrow
Come over and join us as a member and take advantage of all the great features, and plans we have. All of us here have lots of fun, and enjoy so much here. So come sign up as a member and check us out. We also have the blind community…
02/24/2016

Facebook Groups for Blind Penpals and Singles
If you would like to join Facebook groups to meet new people and to share info of interest to blind and VI users, please search on Facebook for the groups below and enter on the “join” button to become a part of these groups: “blind penpals” and “group for visually…
02/29/2016

Helpful Apps for blind and VI users – TapTapSee – Blind & Visually Impaired Camera – now free for unlimited use
Name: TapTapSee – Blind & Visually Impaired Camera Platform: IOS TapTapSee is designed to help the blind and visually impaired identify objects they encounter in their daily lives. Simply double tap the screen to take a photo of anything, at any angle, and hear the app speak the identification back…
02/22/2016

WonderBaby.org – one of the best resource sites for parents of blind/VI children
WonderBaby.org, a project funded by Perkins School for the Blind, is dedicated to helping parents of young children with visual impairments as well as children with multiple disabilities. Here you’ll find a database of articles written by parents who want to share with others what they’ve learned about playing with…
02/19/2016

Essay Series by Blind Writers

The first essay in a new series, “LightHouse Interpoint: Weekly Essays by the Best Blind Writers,” is out.

“Interpoint,” strictly speaking, is a term used in braille production to describe a two-sided braille page. Both a non-visual marvel and a clever embossing technology, Interpoint represents everything that LightHouse for the Blind stands for and continues to promote — a chance to learn about blindness from both sides.

Our first submission is from blind Berkeley professor and noted author Georgina Kleege. Read “On Being Who I Am: My Life As a Tall Woman” on our website now, and stay tuned for a new Interpoint essay from blind journalist Michelle Hackman …

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TED Talk by Danit Peleg – Forget Shopping, Soon You’ll Download Your New Clothes

The TED talk featured in this post mentions another of the innovative uses found for 3D printers. For those with mobility challenges or those of us who like or prefer to shop online, printable clothes might be something available to us in the not so distant future …

Downloadable, printable clothing may be coming to a closet near you. What started as designer Danit Peleg’s fashion school project turned into a collection of 3D-printed designs that have the strength and flexibility for everyday wear. “Fashion is a very physical thing,” she says. “I wonder what our world will look like when our clothes will be digital.”

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    Very neat Gemstone accessories at wholesale prices
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    Different Kinds of Metaphysical Exploration
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    The Blind Sport Podcast
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The next frontier in Formula racing: Driverless cars

If, like me, you are finding the developments around driverless or self-driving cars fairly interesting, a recent article by Brian Fung caught my eye, or is that my ear …

Here is what he writes:
“Imagine taking Google’s driverless car, mashing it up with Tesla’s zero-to-60-in-three-seconds “ludicrous mode,” and then pushing it to speeds of over 100 mph. Now imagine nearly two dozen of these souped-up robotic cars all speeding around on the same closed track and trying to outdo one another — without a human behind the wheel.
That’s basically what we’ll get next year in the Roborace, a high-speed stress test for 10 teams of driverless car designers who will compete as a part of Formula E, the global auto racing series that uses only electric cars.

Roborace is being billed as the world’s first race involving all-electric, driverless vehicles. With automation becoming increasingly common in consumer cars that move at much slower speeds, Roborace has the promise to showcase vehicle technology that’s even more nimble, more reliable and more capable than what’s on the market today. Just like real drivers, the cars will have to be programmed to pass each other, pull tight turns, make decisions about when and how to accelerate and, above all, avoid crashes at deadly speeds. (Of course, there won’t be any drivers in the cars to get hurt if there is a collision.)

“Roborace is an open challenge to the most innovative scientific and technology-focused companies in the world,” Alejandro Agag, chief executive of Formula E, said in a release. “It is very exciting to create a platform for them to showcase what they are capable of.”
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    12/05/2015

    List for Blind and Disabled Bloggers
    Name: The Group W Bloggers

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    WordPress for Badeyes Series: 3 in 1; Build an eCommerce, Membership site and Community Forum
    This Book has been written from the position that you are going to be selling a Product such as a Book/Guide like I’ve done on this site, however that is not to suggest that is the only implementation you can learnwithin the Pages, the Plugins are very robust and have…
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Badeyes Launches Second Online Book in Its “WordPress for Badeyes” Series! – Learn how to build a WordPress website using your screen reader

Geof Colis from Badeyes Design & Consulting has just launched his new book in his popular Badeyes series. If you are interested in creating your own blog, membership website, forum or on-line store, Geof will guide you step-by-step along the way. He explains on his site at http://www.wpforbadeyes.com:

“If you’ve never heard of WordPress then I can tell you it is one of the most popular Content Management Systems(CMS) on the planet!
You can literally have a site up and running in minutes and have no development skills whatsoever.
WordPress has an easy to understand and Accessible backend, I started using it back in 2007 and have never looked back.
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As daunting as it may seem I’ll show you how to do it in easy to understand language then you to can start up your own personal Blog or Business site, just check out the “Success Stories”page for those who read the first Book and did just that.”

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    The vOICe – Training Manuals Now Available in English, Portuguese and Russian
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