Famous Persons – Daniel Kish

Check out this great podcast about Daniel Kish. He is a gentleman who uses echolocation to travel. He is the first blind person to be a Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS).


You can read more about him on this page, World Access for the Blind.


New Device to Help with Traveling

A student from Wake Forest has invented a device, about the size of a watch, which uses sonar technology to detect objects.

Read more here: Helping the Blind

Thanks to a fellow member for finding this article!

Blindfold Crazy Eights iOS App

Blindfold Crazy Eights is a fully accessible Crazy Eights card game for both sighted and visually impaired people, designed for rapid audio play.

Blindfold Crazy Eights includes several variants of Crazy Eights, such as discard or draw, and discard or draw until you can discard. Since there are many rules choices for Crazy Eights, you can customize the game for many of those rules. You play against the computer.

The cards are not visible; instead, you play by listening. You can flick up or down to hear the cards, and tap to play a card or draw from the deck. A complete guide to the gestures is included in the help.

Blindfold Crazy Eights tells you if a card can be played. You can customize the game to your liking: how much extra information is spoken and how quickly it is spoken.

Blindfold Crazy Eights

Blindfold Solitaire iOS App

A completely accessible solitaire game for iOS systems. This app includes Klondike 3, the typical game of solitaire where you build all four suits from ace to king in separate piles, and 28 cards are dealt into 7 piles. The cards are not visible; instead you play by listening. You can flick left or right, or up or down, to hear the cards.

Blindfold Solitaire