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National Organization Reaches Agreement with Netflix

In a first-of-its-kind settlement, advocates for people who are blind have reached an agreement with Netflix to make accessible the movies and videos offered through the Netflix video streaming and DVD rental subscriptions. The settlement provides that Netflix will make […]
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Director Boyer Named to DRCOG Committee on Aging

Through diligent years of work, our Executive Director, Barbara Boyer, has gained a reputation in the region for excellence in leadership and knowledge. Following participation in governmental affairs and a series of presentations, Boyer was recently recommended to appointment on […]
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3D-Printed Maps Are Helping the Blind and Visually Impaired

The Joseph Kohn Training Center in Brunswick, New Jersey, is a state-funded facility that teaches vocational skills to the blind and visually impaired. Old wooden maps help students navigate the halls: They are about two feet tall by three feet […]
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Spotlight: Jim Stevens

“I see in empty space, and I paint in the way that I see.” Jim Stevens was recently featured by PBS Arts District and Stevens’s  monofilament painting “Ember” won first prize at the 2015 juried exhibition of the Best of the Art District […]
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