visually impaired

Google Text-to-speech Filipino Language for Talkback Screen Reader is Now Available

Last October, Google has finally released the Filipino language support on its 3.13.3 update for their text-to-speech engine for Android and other products. Google TTS converts the text into speech which can be useful especially for visually impaired users of… Continue Reading Google Text-to-speech Filipino Language for Talkback Screen Reader is Now Available


The Story of RBI, an Organization that Helps the Blind Filipinos

A hand while reading Braille This is the story of Resources for the Blind Incorporated RBI, an organization that provides products and services for blind Filipinos all over the Philippines. While we know that the Philippine government is doing their… Continue Reading The Story of RBI, an Organization that Helps the Blind Filipinos


Czarinah Michaela Mercado Interview on TV5 Metro Sabado Ako ay Ikaw Rin

Czarinah radio interview From Czarinah Michaela Mercado’s Facebook: When you are thankful for what you have, you are always rewarded with more. And I am indeed thankful once again for this opportunity to speak and to share my life and… Continue Reading Czarinah Michaela Mercado Interview on TV5 Metro Sabado Ako ay Ikaw Rin


Using the White Cane, the Right Way

I found a video on Youtube showing how to use the white cane. In the video, you can see a sighted person trying to experience that white stick we blind are using. According to her the sighted, it was hard… Continue Reading Using the White Cane, the Right Way


12 Tips on How to Interact with a Blind Person

Photo of Fou Che from her Facebook account This post is mainly for sighted people who don’t know how to approach or guide a blind person. You should remember the most important advice from the list, you should ask first… Continue Reading 12 Tips on How to Interact with a Blind Person


Blind Models in the Philippines and Their White Cane

The recently concluded 2014 Philippine Fashion Week has given these two blind models, Arhjessa Tagulao Espiritu and Czarinah Michaela Mercado, both visually impaired, a chance to showcase their modeling skills. Using their white cane, they surprised the audience with their… Continue Reading Blind Models in the Philippines and Their White Cane


JAWS Scripts for Skype, SkypeTalking and their features

Skype in action For those who use Skype especially the visually impaired internet users, this short tutorial maybe beneficial. I will teach you how to do few things on Skype using ascreen reader such as clicking a URL within a… Continue Reading JAWS Scripts for Skype, SkypeTalking and their features