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Welcome to Flying Blind, LLC

This Week's Featured Advertisement:

One Refurbished Alva Satellite 544 44-Cell Braille Display with 90 Day Warranty for $995.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

Photo of the One Refurbished Alva Satellite 544 44-Cell Braille Display with 90 Day Warranty for $995.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

We at Flying Blind, LLC are extremely pleased to make available to you this week One Refurbished Alva Satellite 544 44-Cell Braille Display with 90 Day Warranty at a seriously insane discounted price! Unit was gently used for demonstration purposes, and is in fantastic condition.

Synonymous with global excellence and an intuitive, market-driven design, for the past seventeen years the ALVA Satellite Series of Braille displays has been the benchmark in many corporate and federal employment settings, and now this desktop display can be yours at a tremendous savings!

The Satellite offer USB and serial connectivity, a practical user interface, and two rows of cursor routing buttons for additional screen reading functionality! Supported by today's leading PC screenreaders as well as Voiceover, these displays are a fantastic compliment to 32 Bit PCs running Windows 7 as well as Macintosh users!

Price includes shipping within the 48 Continental United States. This is a single unit that will be sold on a first come, first serve basis, so please be sure to make your purchase before it's too late! To be the first to secure this unit please use the Buy Now link included below. For more information, or to order this product offline, email featured@flying-blind.com or call +1 (216) 381-8107 today!

Price: $995.00 USD

Add to Cart - One Refurbished Alva Satellite 544 44-Cell Braille Display with 90 Day Warranty for $995.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

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Brand New Alva Satellite Braille Displays With One Year Manufacturer's Warranties for as low as $2,295.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

Photo of the Alva Satellite Braille Display - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

We at Flying Blind, LLC are extremely pleased to make available to you this week 7 Brand New Alva Satellite Refreshable Braille Displays, each with a one year manufacturer's warranty, at some seriously insane discount prices! We have 2 84-Cell displays for $3,695.00 USD each, and 5 44-Cell displays for $2,295.00 USD each. All units are brand new, in fantastic condition, and have never been used. Synonymous with global excellence and an intuitive, market-driven design, for the past fifteen years the ALVA Satellite Series of Braille displays has been the benchmark in many corporate and federal employment settings, and now these desktop displays can be yours at a tremendous savings! These displays offer USB and serial connectivity, a practical user interface, and two rows of cursor routing buttons for additional screen reading functionality! Supported by today's leading PC screenreaders as well as Voiceover, these displays are a fantastic compliment to 32 Bit PCs running Windows 7 as well as Macintosh users! Prices include shipping within the 48 Continental United States. Since there are only a limited number of these units each will be sold on a first come, first serve basis, so please be sure to make your purchase while supplies last! To be the first to secure these units please use the Buy Now links included below. For more information, or to order this product offline, email featured@flying-blind.com or call +1 (216) 381-8107 today!

Price: $2,295.00 USD Each

Add to Cart - Brand New Alva Satellite 544 44-Cell Braille Display for $2,295.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

Price: $3,695.00 USD Each

Add to Cart - Brand New Alva Satellite 584 84-Cell Braille Display for $3,695.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

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Photo of Larry Lewis delivering the webinar 'iOS in the Classroom: iPad Learning Success for Students with Vision Loss' for $49.00 USD - AFB Press Store - American Foundation for the Blind

A Webinar Worth Purchasing!!!

Flying Blind, LLC is most pleased to have teamed up with its respected partner, American Foundation for the Blind E-Learning, to present the webinar: "iOS in the Classroom: iPad Learning Success for Students with Vision Loss". In this 85 minute presentation, Flying Blind, LLC's Founder, Larry Lewis walks educators and direct service providers of persons who are vision impaired through how to get the most out of their students' iOS devices for optimal learning in the classroom. It is both a privilege and an honor to collaborate with an industry leader like AFB on this effort and we're confident that you will find this presentation to be $49 well spent as a resource for you to kick off the school year. Professional Development Credit is available when participating in this webinar. Visit the link below for additional details and don't forget to purchase this invaluable presentation before enjoying the last official Holiday Weekend of the summer!!!

Price: $49.00 USD

Buy Now - iOS in the Classroom: iPad Learning Success for Students with Vision Loss for $49.00 USD - AFB Press Store - American Foundation for the Blind
http://bit.ly/1NbHZJq

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Photo of the Ruby XL HD Handheld Video Magnifier for $795.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

One Gently Used Ruby XL HD Handheld Video Magnifier for $795.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

That's right! Flying Blind, LLC is selling One Gently Used Ruby XL HD Handheld Video Magnifier for $795.00 USD, an over $200.00 USD savings for a low-vision user looking for a summertime bargain on a high quality handheld video magnifier! The Ruby HD sets new high definition standards for handheld magnification that other less portable alternatives simply cannot meet. The crystal clear images from its high definition camera give the user a high contrast, distortion-free experience whether reading or viewing images, along with the ability to transfer those images to a desktop computer. Its lightweight design, robust functionality, and fantastic pricing make this solution a must-have for any low-vision user on the go. The Ruby XL HD Model has a slightly bigger screen and a built-in reading stand for a more comfortable reading experience than its standard, Ruby HD counterpart. This unit runs on either rechargeable or AAA (Triple-A) batteries. Price includes shipping within the Continental United States. This is a single unit that will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. To be the first to acquire this low-vision treasure please use the Buy Now link included below. For more information, or to order this product offline, email featured@flying-blind.com or call +1 (216) 381-8107 today.

Price: $795.00 USD

Add to Cart - One Gently Used Ruby XL HD Handheld Video Magnifier for $795.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

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One Gently Used Optelec Clearview Plus HD with 22 Inch Monitor for $2,195.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

Photo of the Optelec Clearview Plus HD with 22 Inch Monitor for $2,195.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

Flying Blind, LLC is pleased to offer One Gently Used Optelec Clearview Plus HD with 22 Inch Monitor to a low-vision customer in the market for a truly fantastic bargain on a desktop video magnifier! Optelec's Clearview line of video magnifiers is Flying Blind, LLC's preferred desktop solution for the low-vision user seeking comfort, simplicity, ergonomics, and versatility all while accessing a wide variety of images and information. The Clearview is simple enough to use while providing a variety of options when viewing information in educational, vocational, and home settings! This unit has been used for less than 10 hours and still has 15 months remaining on its Manufacturer's Warranty. Price includes shipping within the 48 Continental United States, giving one lucky customer an approximate savings of over $1,100.00 USD! This is a single unit that will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. To be the first to secure this unit please use the Buy Now link included below. For more information, or to order this product offline, email featured@flying-blind.com or call +1 (216) 381-8107 today.

Price: $2,195.00 USD

Add to Cart - One Gently Used Optelec Clearview Plus HD with 22 Inch Monitor for $2,195.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

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Photo of a BraillePen Touch connecting wirelessly via Bluetooth to an iPhone

Attention! We Have A Winner! BraillePenmanship Giveaway Essay Contest!

After weeks of receiving an overwhelming number of submissions, and after reading through so many great essays and then agonizing over them repeatedly over the last few days, Flying Blind, LLC is ecstatic to announce that we have a winner in the BraillePenmanship Giveaway Essay Contest.

Ms. Caitlyn Laster of Belleville, Arkansas is the undisputed winner of the BraillePenmanship Giveaway Essay Contest sponsored by Flying Blind, LLC and has won herself a brand new BraillePen Touch valued at $995.00 USD! Caitlyn will be entering the 10th Grade this Fall at Western Yell County School, and will have the remainder of the summer to benefit from using her BraillePen Touch in a variety of settings!

Caitlyn had some extremely tough competition, and the decision came down to Caitlyn and two other very worthy recipients. But it was Caitlyn that managed to make a most compelling case as to why Braille is important to her, and how she plans to utilize her newly acquired AdapTech companion, which sealed the deal with Flying Blind LLC!

Please feel free to read and share Caitlyn's contest-winning-essay in its entirety at: http://bit.ly/1Lq76WR. And stand by for an update and accompanying photo that will be posted to Flying Blind, LLC's Facebook Page sometime this summer letting us all know how Caitlyn is enjoying and using her new BraillePen Touch!

Flying Blind, LLC would like to thank each and every student who took the time to participate in this writing contest. We think you are all winners! For those of you who participated, be sure to look for a note in your inbox with a word of thanks and appreciation from us!

Congratulations Caitlyn! Until next time!

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Uniting Your Body, Mind, and Spirit

Flying Blind, LLC is pleased to marry its passion for physical, mental, and spiritual wellness with adaptive technology by partnering with www.blindyoga.net, your source for accessible Yoga instruction for persons who are blind or vision impaired.

The exhilarating prospects of learning Yoga by someone who is vision impaired can be easily stifled by the prospects of learning these postures in a highly visual environment by instructors who lack the experience and know-how to teach non-visual participants this life-changing discipline.

"Beginning Yoga for the Blind and Visually Impaired", which is $31.95 USD plus shipping for the 5 CD Set, or $19.95 USD for an MP3 digital download, is a dynamic, inspiring , and very well thought out compilation produced by Marty Klein, a blind author and workshop facilitator, and Gretchen Hein, a certified Kripalu Yoga instructor.

Marty Klein has decades of experiencing practicing Yoga, and shares his experience and techniques through a system that is easy to follow from beginner to advanced Yoga practitioner. This comprehensive non-visual approach to teaching Yoga will change your body, mind, and spirit, if you embrace it.

For more information or to order either of these products online today use the Buy Now link included below!

Buy Now - Beginning Yoga for the Blind and Visually Impaired - BlindYoga.net Online Store
http://blindyoga.net/flying-blind

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Flying Blind, LLC: Your One Stop Shop for Buying and Selling Refurbished Technology

Flying Blind, LLC Logo. Empowerment Through Technology.

If you are a manufacturer, authorized reseller, service agency, or responsible user wishing to find a new home for your currently under-utilized technology, in the hopes of netting some extra cash for the holidays, reducing your year-end inventory, or applying some of those monies toward a new technology solution, please call or email us, and let's explore your options. If you are a user wishing to save a little money and invest in some gently used technologies that have been fully inspected by Flying Blind LLC, we encourage you to contact us as well. Flying Blind, LLC has an 8 year (and counting) proven track record for matching appropriate adaptive technologies with countless happy customers. We are able to accomplish this by taking into account today's economic climate and the ever-changing trends within the Adaptive Technology industry. To this end we are always updating our inventory, both online and off, and may have something waiting in the wings that just might meet your needs. Flying Blind, LLC is committed to ensuring that you receive the technology solution that is best suited for you at a price you can afford. For more information, or to begin the buying or selling process, email featured@flying-blind.com or call +1 (216) 381-8107 today!

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TypeAbility: Keyboard Instruction Software for JAWS and Magic

Photo of Larry Lewis of Flying Blind, LLC demonstrating TypeAbility: Keyboard Instruction Software for JAWS and Magic. Click to view this demonstration on YouTube now. TypeAbility is a program that teaches the entire computer keyboard in 99 user-friendly lessons to aspiring computer keyboard users of all ages!

By the end of the lessons, the student will have mastered all of the letters, numbers, and punctuation, as well as navigation and editing within dialog boxes and text documents. TypeAbility is great fun for all ages and is a fantastic asset for any school, rehabilitation training center, or for itinerant teachers who provide adaptive computer training. It's also a great teaching tool for individuals wishing to improve their typing skills!

TypeAbility 4.1 for JAWS, is compatible with JAWS 8 and higher. Conveniently, you can use either a full version of JAWS, or the free JAWS demo. TypeAbility is also compatible with the screen magnification program MAGic. With MAGic, the partially sighted can not only listen to, but also see their typing lessons. TypeAbility for MAGic can be installed into MAGic 10.5 or MAGic 11. In that case, JAWS is not needed, because MAGic will provide both speech and magnification.

Learning how to launch, run, choose lessons and tasks, and how to close TypeAbility is very simple. After a few lessons with an assistant, a blind non-typing child will be able to use the program independently. TypeAbility is fun and appropriate for students of all ages. There are User Preferences that allow TypeAbility to conform to each student's needs. However, there are not such a bewildering number of complex options that learning how to use TypeAbility would be a mystery or chore. It's a cinch!

Though TypeAbility is very simple to use, it is both the most advanced typing program for the blind on the market, and also the most fun to use. TypeAbility offers support for one-handed typists and can be run on computers connected to a network.

Demonstration:

For an in-depth demonstration of this teaching tool in action visit the following link to watch and/or listen to Larry Lewis provide a comprehensive tour of TypeAbility: http://youtu.be/0I2fT5D_5AI.

TypeAbility Downloads:

So why not take TypeAbility for a test drive? Download either TypeAbility for JAWS or TypeAbility for Magic using the links below, use the software up to 15 times and decide for yourself how useful it will be for you, your peers, and your consumers!

To Download TypeAbility 4.2.7 for JAWS, click this link. 15 free openings:
http://yesaccessible.com/typeabilitydownload/TypeAbility4.2ForJAWS.exe

To Download TypeAbility 4.2.6 for MAGic, click this link. 15 free openings:
http://yesaccessible.com/typeabilitydownload/TypeAbility4.2ForMAGic.exe

Documentation & Videos:

To download instructions for installing TypeAbility 4.1, click this link:
http://yesaccessible.com/typeabilitydownload/HowToInstallTypeAbility.rtf

To download TypeAbility Help, click this link:
http://www.yesaccessible.com/typeabilitydownload/TypeAbilityHelp.rtf

To Download TypeAbility Quick Hotkey Help, click this link:
http://www.yesaccessible.com/typeabilitydownload/ QuickTypeAbilityHotkeyHelp.rtf

To watch or listen to Larry Lewis of Flying Blind, LLC demonstrate TypeAbility on YouTube, click this link:
http://youtu.be/0I2fT5D_5AI

Pricing:

TypeAbility: Full Version

Single Installation: $150.00 USD
5 Site License: $400.00 USD
10 Site License: $600.00 USD
20 Site License: $775.00 USD
30 Site License: $925.00 USD
40 Site License: $1,025.00 USD

TypeAbility: Upgrade from Version 2 or 3.3 to Current Version

Single Installation: $50.00 USD
5 Site License: $200.00 USD
10 Site License: $300.00 USD
20 Site License: $385.00 USD
30 Site License: $460.00 USD
40 Site License: $510.00 USD

Purchase:

To Purchase TypeAbility, simply make your selections from either the Full Version (1) or Upgrade (2) tiers included below:

(1) TypeAbility: Full Version

Select Your License:
Select Your Screen Reader:
Enter Your JAWS/Magic Serial:
Enter Your Email Address:

(2) TypeAbility: Upgrade from Version 2 or 3.3 to Current Version
Select Your License:
Select Your Screen Reader:
Enter Your JAWS/Magic Serial:
Enter Your Email Address:

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Become a Part of the Flying Blind, LLC Apple Accessibility Initiative (AAI)

Photo of a female hand interacting with the touch interface of an Apple iPad. If you are an educator of vision impaired students or a professional who makes decisions regarding the technological journey of a vision impaired student, then the Apple Accessibility Initiative (AAI) is for you.

Are you excited about receiving iPads for your students but not sure what access features are available to ensure your students are independent, efficient, and on an equal playing field with their sighted peers? Would you like to know which iOS apps can make your students more proficient in a post-secondary education or competitive job market?

The Flying Blind, LLC AAI Professional Development Seminar can provide you with all of this, and much more. This Professional Development Seminar was designed for educators who have either received or are receiving portable iOS devices such as iPads, iPods, or iPhones which are to be used by their students.

The Apple Accessibility Initiative (AAI) Professional Development Seminar will:

  • Introduce you to all of the built-in low vision options available within these devices.


  • Unveil the robust screenreading access for speech users integrated into these devices.


  • Screen shot of the Apple iPad at Settings / General / Accessibility.

    Photo of the Apple iPad with Voiceover call outs assisting its user with various tasks.

  • Showcase QWERTY on-screen and wireless keyboard options for navigation and data entry.


  • Illustrate how refreshable Braille I/O transforms these devices into a "Portable Information Management System".


  • Photo of an Apple iPad connected to a small Bluetooth wireless QWERTY keyboard by the universal Bluetooth symbol.
    Photo of an Apple iPad connected to a Braillepen and BraillePen 12 by the universal Bluetooth symbol.

    Once a framework for access to these devices has been established, attention will be redirected to the various applications, strategies, and methodologies that will allow you and your students to:

  • Search for and browse pertinent information.


  • Download and Read Books.


  • Photo of an Apple iPad showing the New York Times inside the Safari browser.

    Photo of the Apple iBooks Store.

  • Manage and share information with others.


  • And explore a variety of games to play.


  • A split image photo with the top half of the photo showing an iPad spewing countless photos and documents from its interior and the bottom half showing a user connecting the Apple iPad to the sky. An allusion to to the new iCloud.
    Photo of the Apple App Store Logo.

    Format
    The AAI Professional Development Seminar is available in two different formats based on your specific needs and budget. The AAI Professional Development Seminar may be administered live and in person, or remotely via the internet.

    CEU Eligibility
    Flying Blind, LLC will work with you, your staff, or any other governing authority to make certain the completion of the AAI Professional Development Seminar provides CEU eligibility for all participants.

    Group Size
    The standard AAI Professional Development Seminar is designed to accommodate 20 educators per seminar, though it can be scaled to meet the needs of any number of participants. Please contact us for additional information on larger groups.

    Pricing
    The cost for the live and in person version of the AAI Professional Development Seminar is $1,000.00 USD plus all pertinent travel expenses for Mr. Larry Lewis, Flying Blind, LLC's Founder, and the instructor who will be personally conducting each live and in-person seminar.

    The online version, which is also conducted by Mr. Lewis, is divided into three modules, with each module lasting approximately 1.5 to 2 hours. The cost of each module is $400.00 USD per module, if purchased separately, or $1,000.00 USD if all three modules are purchased at once. These modules may then be scheduled to be conducted on three separate agreed upon days, or throughout the span of a single day, based on the preferences of your educators.

    Why AAI is the Right Choice
    Flying Blind, LLC is keenly aware of today's economic climate, and we believe that by offering the AAI Professional Development Seminar in its current, comprehensive, and field-tested form, we will save you far more time, energy, and money than if you were to attempt to integrate these solutions without the proven resources and field tested information that we have built into this seminar.

    How to Reach Us
    For more information please contact us today at aai@flying-blind.com or give us a call at +1 (216) 381-8107.

    To download this brochure in PDF format you may click on or forward the following link: http://www.flying-blind.com/documents/fbllc-aai-brochure.pdf.

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