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Free White Cane Program | Helperbird | NVDA Screen Reader


Free White Cane Program

The National Federation of the Blind has distributed more than 64,000 free white canes since 2008. The white cane gives blind people the ability to achieve a full and independent life, aiding in the opportunity to travel freely and safely. The organization started their free white cane program because they believe that no blind person should be without a white cane, regardless of his or her ability to pay for it.

Learn more here: https://www.nfb.org/programs-services/free-white-cane-program


Helperbird

Helperbird is a browser extension that gives you features such as dyslexia fonts, change the font and background color, text to speech, overlays, dyslexia rulers and more to customize the web your needs! The goal of this browser extension is to make the web more accessible to those who experience disabilities. Browser extensions are available for Chrome, Firefox, and Edge web browsers.

Learn more at: https://www.helperbird.com/


NVDA Screen Reader

NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA) is a screen reader program that is open source and free to download to all users. This screen reader program is designed to help blind and low-vision users navigate their computer and the web. This is a Windows operating system application.

To learn more, visit: https://www.nvaccess.org/


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