Tech Week Webinars

Tech Week Webinars

To help ensure people with access needs are not forgotten post lockdown, Access Advisors would like to invite you to learn more about the impact of access needs on technology use in a series of webinars we are running. This is part of our ongoing quest to help...
How’s Life Going in the Disability Community – Survey

How’s Life Going in the Disability Community – Survey

The Office for Disability Issues is running their survey – “How life is going for the disability community” again now that we have had some time to settle into Level 1. They want to know about the issues and risks being experienced by the disability...
Born Accessible: New Zealander’s With a Print Disability and Publishers Both Win

Born Accessible: New Zealander’s With a Print Disability and Publishers Both Win

Geraldine Lewis, Library Manager at Blind Low Vision NZ, says if publishers made their content ‘born accessible’ it would not only be a win for access, but it would open up a whole new market. Read the full article…
OrCam Read

OrCam Read

The Handheld OCR Solution for any Reading Difficulty OrCam Technologies, a leader in personal, AI-driven innovations, has launched its newest assistive technology optical character recognition/text to speech (OCR/TTS) device, the handheld OrCam Read. OrCam Read brings...
A different headspace: Six People on Being Neurodivergent During Lockdown

A different headspace: Six People on Being Neurodivergent During Lockdown

Living with a differently-wired brain is challenging at the best of times – never mind in the midst of a global pandemic. Erin Kavanagh–Hall chats with six neurodivergent New Zealanders who share the obstacles they’ve overcome during the Covid-19 lockdown. Read the...

How’s Life Going for the Disability Community?

The Ministry for Disability Issues is inviting Access Citizens to participate in a weekly survey on the issues and risks being experienced by disabled people in the COVID-19 environment. The survey is available in accessible formats. You can complete the survey...