The dictionary defines Potpourri as, "a collection containing a variety of sorts of things."
Other words that mean essentially the same thing as Potpourri are, "assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord and motley."
Whatever you wish to call it, this is a collection of links that, aside from simply being blindness-related in some way, probably have nothing else in common with one another, but which should prove to be fun, interesting and even entertaining nonetheless. And who knows? Some of them could even prove to be useful as well!
But be advised, Blind World does not necessarily endorse nor recommend anything on these pages; they are listed here strictly for informational and entertainment purposes only.
But feel free to enjoy them anyway!
All in Play.Play Accessible Games Online. Try it for Free.
AVG Anti-Virus Software.integrated solution that protects users from the threats of computer viruses, worms, data thieves and computer hackers. Improved support for screen reader programs.
BBC: My Web My Way.This site explains the many ways you can change your browser, computer, keyboard and mouse settings to make the web more accessible for you.
Blind World Magazine.An eclectic collection of blindness-related articles of interest to the blind and visually-impaired.
Braille it!Braille transcription service for all your Braille needs.
DogGone Songs.Music to Soothe the Animal Spirit CD is truly a first -- a collection of music composed and performed especially to bring comfort and well-being to dogs, especially Guide and Service Dogs.
E.A.R.S. Enrichment Audio Resource Services, offering low vision aid to the vision impaired.Provides free of charge, audio cassette lesson tapes that teach adaptive daily living skills to the vision impaired and their caregivers. The lessons, modeled after current blind rehabilitation techniques, are a must for anyone coping with loss of eyesight.
Insight Journal.A monthly publication for people who want their information and news in large 16 point print.
JBI International's Talking Book Library for the visually impaired.JBI (established as The Jewish Braille Institute of America) makes books available to readers who are blind, visually impaired, or reading disabled by creating audio, Braille, and large-print versions of popular books on Jewish themes.
PB-Games.High quality, accessible games for blind and visually impaired people.
Premier Assistive Technology.Provides a suite of affordable, accessible programs, including word processing, web browsing, and talking checkbook programs among others.
Text Aloud. Text to speech tool.TextAloud uses voice synthesis to convert text into spoken audio. Listen on your PC or create MP3 or WMA files for use on portable devices like iPods, PocketPCs, and CD players.
Top Tech Tidbits weekly newsletter.Top Tech Tidbits is a free weekly newsletter that provides the latest information and updates about products and services that have been designed especially for the blind and visually-impaired. Note: This selection is a Blind World Editor's Choice.
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WGBH - Media Access Group - DVS Services.Descriptions make television programs, feature films, home videos, and other visual media accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired, by providing descriptive narration of key visual elements in programs. Describe are elements in a program, that a viewer who is blind or visually impaired would ordinarily miss.
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