The International School for the Visually Impaired has undergone a massive redesign over the past few months, and we want to thank everyone who had the patience to stick with us. We have a reward for you loyal readers if you keep reading!
We’re Now an Informational Website:
Before we were a brick and mortal school with teachers, guides, exercises and lots of old-world tech for people to use who were either visually impaired or knew someone close to them who was. We are more of an information reference guide that you can use in much the same way. We just don’t have a physical classroom anymore for you to enjoy. But we have a myriad of other resources to help you out:
In our research we found that a large number of our website’s readers were other webmasters who either own websites or write for websites in subjects related to visual impairment. We wanted to give you something to help you when it comes to hosting and other website-related costs, which can be quite expensive over time. Here’s a godaddy hosting renewal coupon code that’ll save you 40% off when it comes to time to renew. Just our way of saying thank you for your loyalty.
Audiobooks are one of the most abundant aids for the visually impaired. Virtually all books published by a major publisher have audiobook versions ready to download. Instead of personally hosting thousands of audiobooks, we’re going to link out to other websites that do it better:
OpenCulture – For thousands of free audiobooks: mostly classics.
Audible.com – Amazon’s audiobook store. There are millions of books here for your perusal.
Appliances and Tech for the Visually Impaired:
There are actually tons of technologies out there to help the visually impaired. From big button phones, to android apps to talking wristwatches, there are thousands of cool aids to help the visually impaired live a regular life. Here are some of our favorites:
Assistech – Lots of big button phones and other tech for the visually impaired. The website is geared towards seniors who need assisted living, but if you’re a young person who is visually-impaired, there are some cool things in this store that can help you out.
AFB.org – The American Federation for the Blind has a great rundown of specialty-made appliances for the visually impaired. It’s definitely worth a read.